Adept Technology to Showcase Robotics Solutions for Materials Handling Applications at MODEX 2014

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PLEASANTON, Calif., March 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile solutions and services, today announced that it will showcase a range of state-of-the-art intelligent robotics solutions ideal for warehouse and distribution center materials handling applications at MODEX 2014. An event focused on the manufacturing and supply chain industries, MODEX 2014 will be held March 17-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

"From our versatile mobile robots to our advanced vision-guided industrial robotic systems, Adept is providing a new level of capability in terms of process efficiency, material traceability, and automation flexibility for many logistics applications," said Terry Hannon, Adept chief business development and strategy officer. "We encourage MODEX attendees to come by our expo booth, watch our live equipment demonstrations, and understand how our robots can improve the efficiency of their warehousing processes."

At its MODEX booth, Adept will show its "Lynx" intelligent autonomous mobile robot platform equipped with various payload modules to accommodate materials movement in a warehouse setting. Designed for swift and flexible point-to-point transporting, Lynx robots are self-navigating, automatically avoiding obstacles and instantly planning an alternate route to reach a goal. Lynx robots deploy without facility modifications and simply connect with a user's enterprise software system to receive commands.

Adept will also demonstrate a multi-axis "Quattro" robot. The fastest parallel robot in the world, the Quattro robot is an overhead-mounted system intended for smooth motion, high throughput applications such as bin picking, assembly and packing.

Adept's MODEX booth number is 4534. For added convenience, attendees can make booth appointments by contacting Christine Hopkins, marketing coordinator, at

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, 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

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