BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 22, 2009 – iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced that Colin Angle, iRobot’s chairman and chief executive officer, will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the DEMOfall 2009 Conference on September 23, 2009 for his significant contribution to the advancement of technology. The conference is being held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina in San Diego, Calif.
DEMOfall provides a window into technology’s future by introducing the people and companies who are paving the way and by serving as a launchpad for emerging technology.
“We are thrilled to have Colin back at DEMO to present him with a Lifetime Achievement Award,” said Chris Shipley, Executive Producer of DEMO. “iRobot, which made its first appearance at DEMO in 2000, today sets a high standard for advancing innovation in the field of robotics and continues to develop the pioneering technologies that will make a difference in people’s lives.”
Angle, along with 15 other award recipients, will take the stage and participate in an interactive town hall open forum. DEMOfall attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and pose questions to this exclusive group of world-renowned innovators on industry direction, best practices and how their DEMO launch impacted their products and careers.
iRobot’s acclaimed line of home robots includes the iRobot® Roomba® vacuum cleaning robot, iRobot Scooba® floor washing robot, iRobot Dirt Dog® shop sweeping robot, iRobot Verro® pool cleaning robot and iRobot Looj™ gutter cleaning robot. iRobot has also delivered more than 2,500 PackBot® robots that make a difference every day by conducting dangerous missions that keep warfighters out of harm’s way.
About iRobot Corp.
iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference. The company’s home robots help people find smarter ways to clean, and its government and industrial robots protect those in harm’s way. iRobot’s consumer and military robots feature iRobot Aware® robot intelligence systems, proprietary technology incorporating advanced concepts in navigation, mobility, manipulation and artificial intelligence. For more information about iRobot, please visit www.irobot.com.