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…

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…

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…

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SANI-ITA is Hosting Two Technology Seminars in Ontario

Good news LizardTech users in Ontario! SANI-International Technology Advisors is hosting two technology seminars spotlighting the latest from LizardTech. The first event will take place at the Les Suites Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario on October 24, 2016. The second will be on October 25, 2016 in Markham, Ontario – location to be announced. At the seminars, you’ll dive deep into: The lesser known features of GeoExpress An introduction to command line Metadata editing Batch processing LiDAR Publishing…

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New CentOS Support for Express Server

You already know Express Server as a tool that allows you to reduce storage costs and access your imagery from anywhere. Furthering our commitment to lowering operating costs and providing a fast, seamless experience for our users, we’re happy to announce that Express Server now offers CentOS support! After a recent network infrastructure assessment of our demonstration environment, we implemented a CentOS cloud-based virtual server which will benefit our user community, particularly many of our international…

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Crop and Reproject in GeoExpress

Sure, you know GeoExpress as the software you rely on to compress raster imagery and LiDAR point clouds to make them easier to process, share and archive. But did you know GeoExpress also offers a dozen powerful tools you can use for further manipulation and enhancement of your geospatial data? We call them our Hidden Gems, and in the next several blogs, we’ll tell you how to take advantage of…