Imaging Station detects wide variety of labels
 
Imaging Station detects wide variety of labels.

April 19, 2002 07:44 - Kodak Image Station 1000 offers thermoelectrically cooled CCD technology. CCD pixel density of 1024 x 1024 and 10x optical zoom produces high resolution (20 micron/pixel at full zoom) as well as 16- and 32-bit image acquisition, which provide linearity of response over wide dynamic range for accurate intensity measurements. ID Image Analysis Software controls Image Station 1000, and provides easy-to-use capture and analysis capabilities.



PERKINELMER LIFE SCIENCES AWARDED EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTOR RIGHTS FOR KODAK IMAGE STATION 1000

Proprietary Technology Allows Ultra-Sensitive Imaging for Biological Research Applications

BOSTON-March 5, 2002-PerkinElmer Life Sciences, a leading provider of drug discovery, life science research and genetic disease screening solutions, today announced that it is now the
exclusive worldwide distributor of the new Kodak Image Station 1000, used for high-performance imaging of chemiluminescent, fluorescent and chromogenic labels.

As a result of this partnership, PerkinElmer Life Sciences' customers will benefit from improved image results and increased efficiency. The Kodak Image Station 1000 provides sensitivity that rivals film for most chemiluminescence applications, providing publication quality images in less time than traditional autoradiography. It can produce images with significantly wider linear dynamic range (>4.5 orders of magnitude), enabling users to capture and produce precise
intensity measurements of very bright and faint signals in a single image. The Image Station also gives customers the ability to detect a wide variety of labels and sample types with a single
instrument.

"PerkinElmer Life Sciences is very proud of its long-standing relationship with Kodak and to exclusively distribute the Kodak Image Station 1000," said John J. Engel, executive vice president of PerkinElmer, Inc. and president of PerkinElmer Life Sciences. "This product offers our customers the latest in imaging technology, and presents a tremendous benefit in terms of a single instrument for multiple applications. PerkinElmer Life Sciences remains committed to our customers to provide a single source of information, technology, and a wide range of
products for all disciplines."

The Kodak Image Station 1000 offers advanced, proprietary electronics and thermoelectrically cooled CCD technology, which produces low noise and high sensitivity, allowing for long
exposure times. The Image Station's CCD pixel density of 1024 x 1024 and 10x optical zoom produces high resolution (20 micron/pixel at full zoom) as well as 16- and 32-bit image
acquisition, which provide excellent linearity of response over a wide dynamic range for accurate intensity measurements. Kodak's award-winning ID Image Analysis Software controls the Image Station 1000, and provides powerful, easy-to-use capture and analysis capabilities.

About PerkinElmer Life Sciences
PerkinElmer Life Sciences is a global provider of drug discovery, research, and clinical screening products, services and technologies for the life science industry. Incorporating
Packard@, NEN?, and Wallac product brands, PerkinElmer Life Sciences offers a complete line of instrumentation, reagents and consumables, as well as assay development and instrumentation
systems for high-throughput screening, and other areas involved in . target validation for drug discovery.

For more information, contact: PerkinElmer Life Sciences
549 Albany Street, Boston, MA, 02118, USA; Telephone: (800) 551-2121 (U.S. Only) or +1 (617) 482-9595; Fax: +1 (617) 482-1380. Website: www.perkinelmer.com/lifesciences.

PerkinElmer, Inc. is a global technology leader focused in three businesses - Life Sciences, Optoelectronics and Analytical Instruments. Combining operational excellence and technology expertise with an intimate understanding of our customers' needs, PerkinElmer creates innovative solutions - backed by unparalleled service and support - for customers in health sciences, communications and other markets whose applications demand precision and speed. The company operates in more than 125 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index. Additional information is available through www.perkinelmer.com or 1-877-PKI-NYSE.

For further information:
Jim Monahan
PerkinElmer Life Sciences
(617) 350-9618
jaames.monahan@perkinelmer.com

Helen Shik/Jayme Maniatis
Schwartz Communications, Inc.
(781) 684-0770
perkinelmerlife@schwartz-pr.com
Contacts:

Public Relations:
Schwartz Communications Inc.
Helen Shik
USA
Phone: 781-684-0770

General Information:
Jim Monahan
USA
Phone: 617-350-9618

Company Information:
Name: PerkinElmer Inc. / Life Sciences Unit
Address: 9238 Gaither Road
City: Gaithersburg
State: MD
ZIP: 20877
Country: USA
Phone: 301 963 3200
FAX: 301 963 7780


 
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