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…

Key Bugs Fixed In GeoExpress 9.5.3

  We take user feedback seriously at LizardTech. Our Customer Support department diligently documents user stories, complaints, and recommendations that in turn help to drive product development and….let’s face it…fix bugs. In fact, fixing longstanding bugs was a key goal for our GeoExpress 9.5.3 release – in addition to adding support for Geiger-Mode LiDAR BPF files, better LiDAR previewing, and enhanced color-balancing. Among the bugs addressed in 9.5.3 are: –…

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Five reasons to try GeoExpress 9.5.3, including Geiger-Mode LiDAR support

The latest GeoExpress was released this week. GeoExpress is our flagship image asset handling product. It compresses, manages, distributes, integrates and deploys your geospatial images and LiDAR point clouds as high-quality MrSID files. In this latest version, we expanded format support options and fine tuned some of its core capabilities. View here for a full feature history on GeoExpress. Click here to try a fully functional 30-day trial of GeoExpress for free. Top five reasons to…

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 crash in some cases You can learn more about the patch release on the LizardTech…

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 new National University Subscription Program (NUSp) makes it easy and inexpensive for students and educators…

Pain Points Survey Blog #2: How Do You Handle Large Data Volumes?

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. Handling, managing and storing large volumes of data are major concerns throughout the geospatial industry. As sensors and scanners have…

Raster Imagery and LiDAR Data Challenges Report: What are Your Raster Data Challenges?

If you’re wondering how your industry peers are using, compressing, accessing and storing all types of raster data, you’ll find some answers in an industry survey conducted by LizardTech at the Esri User Conference in July and online in August. We’ll be sharing results of the survey in this blog over the next couple of months. Survey results showed nearly all respondents (92%) work with aerial imagery; however, a significant…