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Using Express Server with AutoCAD Map 3D 2016

Greetings from LizardTech!  In response to some user questions that we’ve recently received asking about using Express Server in conjunction with Autodesk products, we put together a short video that shows how to add an Express Server Web Map Service (WMS) to AutoCAD Map 3D 2016. It’s a fast and easy way to bring your Express Server imagery catalogs right to your desktop, and all it takes is a few clicks…

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How-to Video: WMS and Express Server

Web Map Services (WMS) are incredibly valuable methods to provide analysts and other users with up-to-date image and map data over the internet directly into GIS Desktop applications such as ArcGIS and QGIS. WMS are flexible, scalable and can even be encrypted using https to provide an extra level of security when transmitting sensitive data. LizardTech’s Express Server is the fastest way to serve out MrSID raster and LiDAR data in both high and…

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 large images without a georeferencing requirement, but we haven’t put any good HTML/Javascript viewers on display to…

Thoughts on the ESRI Developer Summit and OGC in ArcGIS Server

Last week, some of us went south to Palm Springs to escape the rain and enjoy the company of the crew from Redlands at the ESRI Developer Summit. Much of the conference has been blogged about elsewhere, but I did want to share my observations of the talk on OGC capabilities in ArcGIS Server 9.3. Satish Sankaran, Yinqi Tang and Gary MacDougal gave a very exciting discussion and demonstration of…