Adept Introduces SmartFeed(TM) Technology Innovation At IMTS 2006; Adept to Showcase Products for Non-Fixtured Part Feeding and Multi-Part Sorting
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Adept Technology, Inc.
3011 Triad Dr.
Livermore, CA, 94551
Press release date: September 5, 2006
CHICAGO--Sept. 5, 2006--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, will unveil its SmartFeed application software for manufacturing automation and robotics at the IMTS 2006 show, Chicago, IL, September 6-13, in booth B-6270. SmartFeed technology will allow manufacturers to automate a wide range of part feeding and part sorting processes.
Considered a major opportunity for cost reduction and operational performance, SmartFeed re-establishes Adept's leadership in advanced vision-guided robot motion-control. The technology will be available as an advanced application package on the Adept SmartController(TM), available for a wide range of networked SCARA, 6-axis articulated and linear cartesian robot mechanisms. The SmartController's multi-brand and multi-generational capabilities allow for both Adept and selected non-Adept robot mechanisms to be upgraded to the SmartFeed technology platform.
In addition, Adept will be showcasing the SmartController PLC, performing configuration, initialization and application operations directly from a Rockwell® programmable logic controller, including a fully implemented robot teach pendant using Allen-Bradley® PanelView(TM) products.
"Adept products are being used in the most demanding part handling processes at speeds unrealized by our competitors," said Robert Bucher CEO. "With SmartFeed technology, Adept has real part-handling solutions for real manufacturing problems."
Adept's modernizing material handling automation technology can be applied to a wide array of industries, such as automotive, consumer products and lab automation. Adept's SmartFeed product portfolio introduction is in alignment with IMTS 2006, with the focus on manufacturing technology to cut production costs and meet the needs of the booming international marketplace.
About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept Technology, Inc. develops and markets motion control and machine vision software, intelligent vision-guided robotics systems and extensible controls technology on a global basis. The Adept motion and vision controls platform is both multi-brand and multi-generational. The unique universal robot controller is integrated within Adept's portfolio of intelligent assembly and material handling robots and has been extended to other non-Adept automation and robot mechanisms.
Adept software, robotics and systems are being used by a variety of industries, including automotive, consumer electronics, consumer goods, disk drive, food, industrial tooling, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Adept delivers 24/7 applications engineering and field services worldwide including multi-generational robot and automation system upgrades and evergreen product support. Founded in 1983, Adept Technology is the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial robots. More information is available at www.adept.com.
CONTACT: Adept Technology, Inc. Lauren Bucher, 925-245-3400 (Press and Industry Analysts) Fax: 925-960-0452 email@example.com
SOURCE: Adept Technology, Inc.