Stroboscopic lights have many types of uses in our modern world. They can be used to increase the light and visibility of outdoor jobs. This could include anything from construction sites to movie shoots. Another more common and recognizable use is in bars and nightclubs and we have seen them while remaining stuck in night traffic due to road work.
Suppliers provide a variety of stroboscopic lights easily transportable out of the type or permanent variety and the variety of strobe lights that consumers have cars and boats to much larger versions used by companies and government agencies.
Then of course there is the kind used by emergency vehicles and police cars. These roof mounted type of lights are designed to make the emergency vehicle highly visible so that we can see them even if they are behind us as the high intensity flash will even catch our attention in the rear view mirrors even if we are not looking directly at them.
They produce flashes similar to those used in the photographic industry and are normally Xenon flash lights. These lights produce extremely luminous lightning for a very short period of time. This is achieved by lighting the Xenon gas inside the lamp, which produces glossy glow and when it is done several times over a short period, we get the strobe effect of the familiar police light.