Adept announces Cobra s800 inverted robot for packaging

LIVERMORE, Calif. - May 13, 2008 - Adept Technology announced Cobra s800 inverted SCARA robot for the packaged goods market. The robot brings high speed handling solutions to case and carton loading applications.

Cobra s800 Inverted IP65 SCARA robot is a high-performance SCARA robot system for mechanical assembly, material handling, packaging, machine tending, screwdriving and many other operations requiring fast and precise automation. The robot offers maximum flexibility and scalability, a 70% reduction in wiring over other SCARA robots, and unique cost-saving expansion capabilities that are only available with Adept SmartServo. The Adept Cobra s800 SCARA robot supports high-performance options, including conveyor tracking, vision guided motion, auxiliary servo axes, general machine control.

"This new inverted Cobra robot is ideal for customers needing extremely fast packaging needs and who face floor space challenges," said John Dulchinos, president of Adept Technology, Inc. "The inverted model not only saves valuable floor space but it is the fastest robot in its class and is impervious to dust, dirt and liquid making it a perfect fit in multiple packaging 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.