Evolution Robotics’ Award-Winning Mint™ Automatic Floor Cleaner Available at Bed Bath & Beyond®

Evolution Robotics, Inc., a leading robotics technology company, today announced that the company's Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner is now available at all Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com.

Mint is a robotic floor cleaning appliance designed exclusively for hard surface floor cleaning. Mint automatically dusts and wet mops hard surface floors using popular disposable electrostatic cleaning cloths. In addition, natural, reusable microfiber cloths ship with each unit, allowing consumers to continue to use their preferred cleaning products. Packages of additional/replacement microfiber cloths are also available for purchase at Bed Bath & Beyond®.

“We are very excited to be partnering with Bed Bath & Beyond®,” said Dr. Paolo Pirjanian, CEO of Evolution Robotics. “Customer reaction to Mint has been incredible, reinforcing our belief that a hard surface floor cleaner that is automatic and easy-to-use serves an unmet need in the market. The Mint Cleaner will free Bed Bath & Beyond® customers from the chore of floor cleaning, allowing them to have cleaner floors and more time to spend doing the things they enjoy.”

Mint adapts to different home environments using a range of sensors and employs advanced navigation technologies to deliver a systematic and thorough floor cleaning. Additionally, Mint has been honored with a Popular Mechanics’ Editor’s Choice award for best new product at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the IDEA (International Design Excellence Award) in the “Home Living” category by the Industrial Design Society of America.

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About Evolution Robotics

Evolution Robotics, Inc. is based in Pasadena, CA, and partners with brand leaders to make their products smarter by providing solutions for vision, autonomous navigation and intelligence. From toys to cell phones and vacuum cleaners to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the company’s technologies have been brought to market through partners which include Sony, Bandai, Sharper Image and AU Phones from KDDI in Japan, representing more than 50 million installations. Evolution Robotics is an operating company of Idealab, a creator and operator of technology businesses. www.evolution.com

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