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Adept Technology Introduces SmartVision MX

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent industrial and mobile robots and services worldwide, today announced the Adept SmartVision MX vision processor for its fixed industrial robots. Optimized for continuous use in factory environments, Adept SmartVision MX provides a simple and dependable way to add powerful vision guidance and inspection to industrial robot applications.

"The adoption of vision-guided robotics continues to grow as manufacturers realize the flexibility and increased accuracy gained in parts feeding and inspection," said Yan Banducci, senior product line manager of Industrial Robots at Adept. "Adept has introduced new state-of-the-art machine vision technology with the Adept SmartVision MX and its easy-to-deploy, cost-effective cameras. The SmartVision MX platform combines the latest in vision technology with a rugged design for continuous, uninterrupted use on the factory floor."

Adept SmartVision MX boasts an Intel Core i7 processor, a solid-state hard drive, a fanless architecture and a wide operating temperature range, making it ideal for the rigors of industrial use. It is compatible with a new selection of compact machine vision cameras that provide a wide range of resolution options in color or monochrome, and it's equipped with Gigabit Ethernet ports with Power over Ethernet (GigE PoE) and USB 3.0 ports to accommodate up to eight cameras simultaneously.

Factory loaded with Adept ACE software, SmartVision MX gives users an integrated, point-and-click development and simulation environment for Adept's complete portfolio of fixed industrial robots and controls. Optional software extensions include AdeptSight for configuring object location and inspection applications, and ACE PackXpert for deploying complete packaging automation solutions.

For more information about Adept SmartVision MX, please see http://bit.ly/1CfeZJL.

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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Source:Adept Technology, Inc.