EULESS, TX--Systems integrator Spectra Technologies has won the 2001 Technology Award from robotics manufacturer Adept Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA).

Spectra won the award for developing a high-volume, vision-guided robotic cell that assembles and solders through-hole devices to printed circuit boards. The cell contains two Adept robots, a flexible parts feeder, a vision system and a machine controller. Vision-guided SCARA and Cartesian robots insert and solder through-hole components automatically. The system has three cameras: two for guidance and one for process control.

Spectra was selected for the award from a field of 150 Adept integrators. Spectra provides material handling, assembly and test systems, and process integration for the cell phone, electronics and automotive industries.

For more information, call Spectra at 817-540-4475 or visit