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Come Visit LizardTech At The 2017 Esri User Conference

  At LizardTech, we appreciate every opportunity we get to venture out of the office and meet with our users – which is why we are happy to announce that we will be exhibiting at the 2017 Esri User Conference in San Diego, CA! Stop by Booth 2029 to learn about how to optimally manipulate, manage, and distribute your compressed raster and LiDAR assets through the use of GeoExpress and…

LizardTech Around The World!

Greetings!  We always love hearing from our users – and after being in business for 25 years we’ve come to realize how globalized our user base has truly become in this ever-shrinking, ever more interconnected world.  From the U.S., to Japan, to Brazil – this geospatial industry that we work in has put us in touch with friends and colleagues from around the world.  And in that spirit, for this…

Meet LizardTech At GEOINT 2017 In San Antonio

We at LizardTech are looking forward to connecting with our customers and partners at GEOINT 2017 in San Antonio next week! Make sure to stop by Booth 1035 to see how LT Imagery and LiDAR solutions make it easier than ever to produce, edit, and distribute stunning and accurate compressed datasets for exploitation by your users worldwide – regardless of bandwidth and storage limitations.  We invite you to take in…

GeoExpress 9.5.4 Ready For Download!

  In our never-ending quest to produce the highest-quality, most useful software products for our customers, we are happy to announce that GeoExpress 9.5.4 is ready for takeoff! Albeit not a major release, 9.5.4 addresses some critical bugs and adds a beneficial piece of new functionality – especially for our users who use, or produce and deliver, aerial imagery.  We are excited that it’s ready to go and want to…

Use Global Mapper and GeoExpress to Create MrSID Images

Greetings and welcome to another installment of the LizardTech Blog! In this entry I want to spend some time highlighting a particularly beneficial  integration that one of our industry partners – Blue Marble Geographic has implemented to allow their Global Mapper users to create MrSID images from within their GIS software application.  It is a great example of how our LizardTech software tools can be used to not only create…

A Closer Look at Geiger-Mode Lidar

About a year ago, we encountered our first Geiger-mode lidar files.  Geiger-mode lidar is a very high-density collection technology that has been in military use for more than a decade but is now making its way into commercial and civilian mapping applications.  The technique is cool and worth reading up on.  For us, the datasets exhibited a new level of point density and noise and seemed like a probable fit…

Somewhere There is a Place for Us: IIS for Institutional Spatial Information

Convergence of spatial technologies has become the norm. In the case of many institutions, geospatial is becoming more broadly spatial, where concerns regarding the “placement” of facility assets are becoming dominant, and position and location are of less importance to institutional information consumers. It seems that position is taken for granted and location is assumed to be good enough. I thought it would be of interest to extend this notion…

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Using Express Server with AutoCAD Map 3D 2016

Greetings from LizardTech!  In response to some user questions that we’ve recently received asking about using Express Server in conjunction with Autodesk products, we put together a short video that shows how to add an Express Server Web Map Service (WMS) to AutoCAD Map 3D 2016. It’s a fast and easy way to bring your Express Server imagery catalogs right to your desktop, and all it takes is a few clicks…