Category Archives : Express Server


National Security Depends on Useful Information in the Hands of Diverse End Users

The term ‘National Defense’ conjures up notions of an army, navy and air force ready to protect the homeland from organized military or loosely affiliated rebel aggressors. In today’s complex world, however, this term has widely been replaced with the blanket title of ‘National Security’ due to the many activities that national governments now undertake […]


Express Server 9.0.7 Now Available

LizardTech issued a patch for Express Server this week, the fast and simple image-delivery server for MrSID. Express Server 9.0.7 is now available! This patch release addresses two main things: 1. Users can now install to the website of their choice (not just the default website) 2. Fixed a bug that was causing a server […]


In Energy Sector, Compression Helps Keep the Hydrocarbons Flowing

Here’s a shocker – Industries that use a lot of raster data are also big users of LizardTech products. And oil & gas extraction and other energy-related industries definitely fall into that category. A subset of the overall energy sector, oil & gas clients rely on our compression technology in just about every phase of […]


Transportation Agencies Compress, Manipulate and Serve Immense Data Sets with LizardTech Products

The agencies responsible for building and maintaining transportation infrastructure are difficult to define. There are vast differences from agency to agency in terms of reliance on design engineers and construction contractors. There is no ‘typical’ transportation department. A quick review of our LizardTech transportation clients in the US and Canada finds most reside at the […]


Pain Points Survey Blog #3: What is your primary pain point when working with LiDAR data?

LizardTech conducted an industry survey at the Esri User Conference in July and online in August. If you’re wondering how your industry peers are using, compressing, accessing and storing all types of raster data, refer to this blog over the next few months for an overview of the survey results. Although manipulating and analyzing LiDAR […]


LizardTech Announces Software Program for National Universities

At LizardTech, we believe in the potential of students and the power of geospatial technology. Together, they can change the world. That’s why we are proud to have launched a new program designed to put vital geospatial software tools into the hands of students, researchers and their instructors at national universities around the globe. Our […]


Express Server, Leaflet and Non-geo Images

Leaflet is a nice little viewer which works very well with WMS servers like Express Server (as shown in this post). However, Express Server doesn’t just serve georeferenced imagery – it can serve any type of large images, even if they are not georeferenced.   Express Server uses a custom API called getimage to quickly serve […]