Innovative Technology Streamlines Advanced Material Handling and Inspection Throughout the Photovoltaic Manufacturing Processes
LIVERMORE, Calif., Oct 10, 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 it will preview new solar cell inspection technology at the Solar Power International trade show in San Diego, California October 13-16, 2008. The new technology integrates high-resolution 2D and 3D solar cell inspection with advanced handling applications.
"Solar manufacturers are contemplating the next critical steps in their production processes to remain competitive and prepare for the growing demand for solar product," said John Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology, Inc. "With the integration of automated handling and inspection this new technology will give these manufacturers a vital tool to improve efficiency and continue the trend to lower the cost of solar cells."
The company will be demonstrating both the 2D and 3D high-resolution inspection technology its booth #229 at the Solar Power International 2008 Trade Show in the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California October 13-16, 2008. The inspection system will be featured both integrated with the Adept Quattro s650 robot handling high speed solar cell transfers, as well as in a stationary demonstration unit. Both demonstrations will utilize a high resolution, high-speed image capture system provided by LMI Technologies, a leader in advanced vision sensors for industrial applications. The Adept Quattro s650 robot is ideal for handling, assembly, sorting, loading, unloading, testing, inspection, tabbing, stringing, scribing and dispensing applications.
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/Solar; as well as to traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components. More information is available at http://www.adept.com.