IR Illuminator offers up to 50 J/flash of intensity.

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Available in narrow and wide beam configurations, Model VIGI-Lux(TM) 5770 features Xenon flashlamp that covers full light spectrum from UV through visible to IR. Modular architecture offers flexibility in configuring end products, while IR long-pass filter removes wavelengths under 780 nm, making strobe invisible to naked eye. Illuminator is suited for license plate recognition, infrared surveillance, and machine vision applications.

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PerkinElmer Debuts Its Newest VIGI-Lux Vision and Illumination System at Vision 2006

VIGI-Lux 5770 is the Vigilant Choice for Machine Vision, License Plate Recognition and IR Surveillance Applications

November 7, 2006 - Stuttgart, Germany - Vision 2006 - Booth 3.0.004 - PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, a global technology leader in digital imaging, specialty lighting and optical detection technologies, today announced that it will introduce its new VIGI-Lux(TM) 5770 High Intensity IR Illuminator at Vision 2006, November 7-9, 2006 at the Stuttgart Messa. The VIGI-Lux 5770 from PerkinElmer is the newest member of the VIGI-Lux IR Illuminator family and satisfies a range of demanding applications including license plate recognition, infrared surveillance, and industrial machine vision applications.

The VIGI-Lux 5770 provides up to 50 Joules/flash of high intensity illumination and is available in both narrow and wide beam configurations. The Xenon flashlamp in the VIGI-Lux 5770 allows the system to cover the full light spectrum from ultraviolet through the visible to the infrared. A standard IR long-pass filter removes all wavelengths under 780 nm, making the strobe invisible to the naked eye. The modular architecture of the VIGI-Lux 5770 affords system designers more flexibility in configuring their end products. The system is conveniently housed in a rugged weatherproof enclosure to protect against harsh environments.

"The VIGI-Lux 5770 is the newest addition to PerkinElmer's Vision and Illumination Product Family and its combination of high intensity illumination, rugged construction and convenient modular design demonstrates why PerkinElmer has been an innovative leader in the vision and illumination market for over 25 years," said Beth Haskell, Global Product Leader, Vision and Illumination Systems for PerkinElmer Optoelectronics.

The new VIGI-Lux 5770 will be featured at Vision Light Tech's Booth 3.0.004 at Vision 2006.

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is a global technology leader in digital imaging, specialty lighting and optical detection technologies. We provide applications-driven, integrated solutions to leading OEMs in Health Sciences and Industrial Science markets. More information about PerkinElmer Optoelectronics recent announcements is available at

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global technology leader driving growth and innovation in Health Sciences and Photonics markets to improve the quality of life. The Company reported revenues of $1.5 billion in 2005, has 8,000 employees serving customers in more than 125 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through or 1-877-PKI-NYSE.

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