Adept Announces Internet Availability of Proxy Materials for Its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

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PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP) today announced the Internet availability of proxy materials for its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rule. Adept's proxy materials can be found on its investor relations website at www.adept.com.

Pursuant to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Notice and Access rule, companies may satisfy their proxy materials delivery requirements by delivering a "Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials" to stockholders, providing Internet access to the proxy materials, and providing a printed set of proxy materials by mail to any stockholder who requests them. Adept has elected to take full advantage of these rules in order to minimize impact on the environment and maximize cost savings relating to the printing and mailing of the proxy materials.

Adept's proxy materials and 2013 Annual Report have been filed with the SEC and are available on the investor relations section of Adept's website at www.adept.com. Adept's stockholders may request hard copies of Adept's proxy materials and 2013 Annual Report free of charge by following the instructions provided on Adept's website or in the Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials.

Adept's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on November 20, 2013 at 8:00 AM Pacific time at Adept's Principal Executives Offices located at 5960 Inglewood Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588.

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing, and logistical processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms with autonomous capabilities, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Medical, Electronics, Food and Semiconductor; as well as to traditional industrial markets including Machine Tool Automation and Automotive Components. More information is available at www.adept.com.

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CONTACT: Seth Halio, Chief Financial Officer Adept Technology, Inc. 925 245 3400 (voice) Fax: 925 245 3510 (fax) investor.relations@adept.com

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