Adept Technology, Inc. : Adept Technology Celebrates Third Annual National Robotics Week
Adept Technology Celebrates Third Annual National Robotics
04/04/2012| 12:40pm US/Eastern
PLEASANTON, Calif., April 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adept
Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADEP), a leading provider of
intelligent robots and autonomous mobile solutions, is
excited to once again be joining the celebration for the
third annual National Robotics Week from April 9 - 17, 2012.
The nation-wide event brings attention to the importance of
robotics education, research, and innovation for an entire
week through community events hosted around the country,
coast to coast. This year, Adept will be participating in the
Stanford Robot Block Party on Wednesday, April 11th and at
the Boston Museum of Science Robot Block Party on Saturday,
"Adept looks forward to the NRW event every year,"
said John Dulchinos, president and CEO of Adept Technology,
Inc. "The Robot Block Parties enable us to showcase the
latest advances in robotics for automation and material
handling to the Bay Area and Boston communities. We are all
about raising the awareness and excitement of robotics as a
booming industry and promoting the study of science,
technology, engineering, and math to help inspire and create
our next generation of creative experts in the field of
Adept and Silicon Valley Robotics are coordinating the third
annual Robot Block Party, which will be located at Stanford
University on Wednesday, April 11. This event will showcase
cutting-edge robotics technology from leading robotics
companies, schools, and organizations from throughout the Bay
Area. Adept will be highlighting advancements in its
intelligent mobile platform technology, including the Adept
Courier which is used for moving materials around hospitals
On the east coast, Adept will also be at the Boston Museum of
Science's Robot Block Party on Saturday, April 14th.
Visitors will hear experts discuss how robots will impact the
future of healthcare, the home, agriculture, safety, and
national security. Museum visitors will meet the Adept MT400
robot up close and personal, and can meet the humans at Adept
who design and build the mobile robots. This all-ages event
is open to those with an Exhibit Halls admission.
A complete list of events across the country is located on
the official National Robotics Week website www.nationalroboticsweek.org.
Join the online excitement leading up to NRW events on
About Silicon Valley Robotics
The Silicon Valley Robotics (SVR) group supports the
innovation and commercialization of robotics through the
technical, philosophical, and strategic advancement of a
broad range of robotics technologies.
About Adept Technology, Inc.
Adept is a global, leading provider of intelligent robots and
autonomous mobile 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 Packaging, 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.
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