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Adept Technology Announces 500th 6-Axis Viper Robot Shipment

Sep 26, 2007

Record Orders in Most Recent Quarter Signify Market Acceptance of Second Generation 6-Axis Robot

LIVERMORE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 26, 2007--Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision guided robotics and global robotics services, announced that they have shipped their 500th Adept Viper(TM) Robot, the company's second generation 6-Axis robot product line. This was in-line with the company's announcement that the last quarter's results showed a record number of 6-Axis robot orders.

The Adept Viper robot family is Adept's innovative 6-Axis articulated robots designed exclusively for precision assembly, handling and packaging applications, and available in standard, UL, Clean room and IP versions. Controlled by Adept's industry leading SmartController(TM) CX ultra-compact controller platform, the Adept Viper is capable of superior path following, faster cycle times, better repeatability, integrated vision and embedded networking.

"The 500th Viper robot shipment is an important milestone for Adept," said John Dulchinos, president and COO of Adept Technology. "The combination of advanced robot technology and seamlessly integrated vision and sensing is unique in the market and offers capabilities previously unavailable."

About Adept Technology, Inc.

Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robotics systems and services that enable customers to achieve precision, speed, quality and productivity in their assembly, handling, packaging, testing and other automated processes. With a comprehensive portfolio of high-performance motion controllers, application development software, vision-guidance technology and high-reliability robot mechanisms, Adept provides specialized, cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Disk Drive/Electronics 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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