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PALO ALTO , Calif., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan selected AdeptTechnology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADEP) as the recipient of the 2005 2D Robotic VisionGuidance Excellence in Technology of the Year Award in recognition of thecompany's development of innovative, high-performance vision systems forrobotic guidance.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this Award to a company that haspioneered the development and introduction of an innovative technology intothe market; a technology that has either impacted or has the potential toimpact several market sectors. This Award recognizes a company's successfultechnology development that is expected to bring significant contributions tothe industry in terms of adoption, change, and competitive posture. It alsorecognizes the overall technical excellence of a company and its commitmenttoward technology innovation.
Adept's robotic guidance technology tightly integrates innovative PC-basedmachine vision with its robotic and motion control systems. The guidancesystem works seamlessly with Adept's Cobra i-Series SCARA robots, makingvision guidance applications faster and more powerful.
"Although image sensing technologies and processor performances areadvancing fairly rapidly, processing algorithms are a major performancedeterminant," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Vishnu Sivadevan. "Thecapability of image processing tools and their ability to effectivelycommunicate with the robot controller are major factors for easy setup andcalibration of vision systems for various applications."
Adept Technology is at the forefront of developing turnkey vision guidancesolutions for robotic applications. The company's guidance solutions consistof the application toolset, the vision and vision-to-robot calibrationwizards, the camera and lens, and the accessories to provide a completesolution for the development of applications.