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.…

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…

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…