LIVERMORE, Calif., Sep 24, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) Adept Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that proxy materials for its 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are available on the Internet in accordance with the Notice and Access Rule adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that allows companies to furnish their proxy materials over the Internet.
On September 24, 2008, Adept mailed to its stockholders of record a Notice of Internet Availability of Proxy Materials containing instructions on how to access Adept's proxy materials, including its proxy statement and 2008 Annual Report, over the Internet and how to vote electronically over the internet, by telephone, or in person at the Annual Meeting. Adept believes this new process should expedite stockholders' receipt of proxy materials, lower the costs of its annual meeting and help to conserve natural resources.
Adept's proxy materials and 2008 Annual Report have been filed with the SEC and are available on the investor relations section of Adept's website at http://www.adept.com. Adept's stockholders may request hard copies of Adept's proxy materials and 2008 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 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held on November 7, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time at Hilton Pleasanton at the Club, Executive Boardroom, 7050 Johnson Drive, Pleasanton, California 94588.
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, Medical, Disk Drive/Electronics and Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at http://www.adept.com.