PerkinElmer and CENiX partner to develop optical networking technology

Feb. 22, 2001
Feb. 22, 2001--PerkinElmer, Inc. announced it is launching a partnership with CENiX Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-speed optoelectronic interfaces. The partnership will focus on the joint development and strategic supply of high-speed components, 10 and 40 Gbit high-speed receivers and receiver product technology for advanced optical networks.

PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), announced it is launching a partnership with CENiX Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-speed optoelectronic interfaces. The partnership will focus on the joint development and strategic supply of high-speed components, 10 and 40 Gbit high-speed receivers and receiver product technology for advanced optical networks. These high-speed products support high-bandwidth Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) and Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET) systems for telecom and datacom applications.

About CENiX:

CENiX Inc. was established in July 2000 to design and manufacture next generation integrated optoelectronic subsystems to satisfy bandwidth requirements of the Internet. For more information, visit www.cenixinc.com.

About PerkinElmer:

PerkinElmer Optoelectronics is a provider of optical networking component and test solutions for the Telecom industry, with expertise in optical semiconductor, photonic receiver and test systems, and high volume manufacturing. PerkinElmer Inc. is a high technology company based in Boston, operating in four markets: Life Sciences, Fluid Sciences, Optoelectronics, and Instruments. For more information, visit www.perkinelmer.com.