DRS Data & Imaging Systems Inc. announces its Lightning RDT line of research, design and test cameras for use with PCs to provide an integrated, high-speed digital video imaging system for motion analysis applications. The devices capture 1280 × 1024-pixel-resolution images at 500 full frames per second. They comprise a small camera head, a detachable cable and a custom frame grabber board and are available with interchangeable heads for monochrome, color and low-light imaging. They offer long recording time for capturing extended-duration events and come with MiDas 2.0 software from Xcitex Inc. that allows operators to control up to 16 cameras simultaneously. The cameras are suitable for aerodynamics investigation, component safety testing, particle image velocimetry and impact analysis.