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Adept Technology to Showcase Mobile Robots at Automation Technology Fair

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions, and services, today announced that it will showcase its "Lynx" mobile robots through live product demonstrations and a technology presentation at the 2014 Automation Technology Fair. Hosted by automation distributor Automation, Inc., this informative one-day event is scheduled for October 23 at the Automation, Inc. headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Adept Regional Sales Manager Dave Cappellani will present "Mobile Robots – Learn the State-of-the-Art Technology that Allows Robots to Operate in Highly Dynamic Environments" at 9:00am. Mr. Cappellani will cover how Adept's Lynx mobile robots are truly autonomous intelligent vehicles (AIVs) working throughout the world in demanding environments such as congested warehouses and factories. He will discuss how on-board natural feature navigation allows a Lynx vehicle to easily traverse highly dynamic areas. Attendees can also see Lynx AIV capabilities at work through on-site live product demonstrations.

The Automation Technology Fair will include hands-on exhibits and technology presentations from several leading automation manufacturers. This year's presentation topics range from product traceability readiness to using 3D machine vision systems to solve inspection challenges. The fair is intended for automation integrators and end users who are interested in the industry's latest trends. For more information, go to http://www.automationinc.com/pages/events/techfair/2014/techfair_20141023.php.

About Automation, Inc.

Established in 1981, Automation, Inc. is a value-added stocking distributor of motion, vision, pneumatic, fluid power and industrial control components. The company provides both technical support and selection assistance to help its customers achieve their automation goals. Automation, Inc. serves Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota. To learn more, please see www.automationinc.com.

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot 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: Media Contact: Terry Hannon Adept Technology, Inc. 925-245-3428 terry.hannon@adept.com -or- Tracy Getz Getz PR, LLC 541-928-8996 tracy@getzpr.com Financial Contact: Seth Halio Adept Technology, Inc. 925-245-3400 seth.halio@adept.com

Source:Adept Technology, Inc.