Category Archives : JPEG 2000


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 […]


Tiles and precincts and progression orders, oh my!

The JPEG 2000 standard provides for a variety of encoding options available: depending on where you sit, this makes for either a very cool experience or a very daunting experience. For the geospatial realm, where we deal with very large images, this plethora of choices is particularly important, because the choices you make at encode […]