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									           UGOBE LIFE FORMS ANNOUNCES ADVISORY AND BOARD OF
                               DIRECTORS

            Leading Technology Luminaries and Engineer Legends Join


EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- Jan. 30, 2006 -- UGOBE, developer of revolutionary robotic technology
called “Life Forms,” announced today its board of directors and advisory board members, which
include established leaders from companies such as Sun Microsystems, Softbank China Venture
Capital and ChinaVest Merchant Bank. Its members represent a range of executive experience
and engineering talent that have contributed to the success of companies including Apple
Computer, Atari Computer (now Warner Communications), General Motors, Lucasfilm Ltd.,
Macy’s California and Twentieth Century Fox. UGOBE’s board will steer the company’s business
strategy while also encompassing its creative vision for consumer robotics.


UGOBE Co-Founder and CEO Bob Christopher also serves as chairman of the board and has
helped launch a number of successful companies in the technology and consumer markets
including ISPtel, Zentera, Five 9, Circle 24, Jopari and NextSport.


“UGOBE’s talented board members possess a rich depth of experience in the consumer
entertainment, business management and technology world,” said Christopher. “Together these
luminaries will provide leadership and guidance to UGOBE’s market strategy and technology
vision.”


The company’s first Life Form will be unveiled at this year’s DEMO 2006 in Phoenix. The board of
directors and advisory board members include:


UGOBE Board of Directors:
    –      Bob Christopher, CEO & co-founder, UGOBE
    –      Caleb Chung, inventor & co-founder, UGOBE
    –      Gordon Radley, former president, Lucasfilm Ltd.
    –      Chauncey Shey, CEO, Softbank China Venture Capital (SBCVC);
           co-founder, UTStarcom
    –      Joe Ye, president, UTStarcom (APAC)



    UGOBE Life Forms • 5900 Hollis St., Suite T2 • Emeryville, California 94608 • 888 686 7708
UGOBE Advisory Board:
    –   Bill Hilliard, managing partner, Hilliard Equities / Sonn-Hill Consulting
    –   Steven Mayer, co-founder, Atari Computer & Activision
    –   Curtis Sasaki, vice president, Sun Web Properties, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    –   Phil Schlein, partner, US Venture Partners (USVP); former president, Macy’s California
    –   Abraham Wei, senior managing director, ChinaVest Merchant Bank


About UGOBE
UGOBE is the latest endeavor for polymath toy inventor and Furby co-creator, Caleb Chung, one of
the most successful and respected toy creators in the $25 billion U.S. toy industry. UGOBE is
developing a line of revolutionary robotic creatures with fluid, organic movements and lifelike
behavior that will inspire and entertain the child in all of us. For more information about UGOBE,
visit www.ugobe.com.


Contacts:
Julie Crabill
SHIFT Communications
+1-415-591-8411
jcrabill@shiftcomm.com




   UGOBE Life Forms • 5900 Hollis St., Suite T2 • Emeryville, California 94608 • 888 686 7708

								
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