LizardTech Awarded U.S. Patent for LiDAR Point Cloud Compression

Today we are honored to announce we have been awarded a U.S. patent for the compression of LiDAR point clouds (US 9753124). The patented technology provides lossless compression of point clouds captured by airborne LiDAR sensors or terrestrial laser scanners for easy and cost-effective processing, storage and transmission of data sets. John Hayes, the LizardTech Senior Engineer who received the patent, notes: “LiDAR systems capture terabytes of data containing rich information that…

Webcast: Elevate The Impact Of Your Geospatial Digital Assets

Last week we held our first live webcast showcasing how Portfolio 2017 empowers you to get more out of your geospatial imagery and assets by increasing visibility and accelerating geospatial data sharing across your enterprise.  We are excited to be able to post a recording of that webcast that you can access at any time – just in case you weren’t able to attend! With Portfolio 2017 you can: Make…

The Path to Digital Asset Management for Geospatial Data

A few years ago, one of our customers in a state department of transportation came to us with a need that ignited a flashbulb moment. One that comes along only so often in a well-established, tenured industry. This customer, who will remain nameless despite profuse thanks and begging, saw a change in the workflow for their MrSID files that meant they had to import, catalog and manage them more efficiently.…

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…