Same Lizard, Same Magic

What do flying turtles, a Bob Odenkirk look alike, dogs on boogie boards and neon lizards have in common? If your answer was that all of these have appeared in LizardTech advertisements dating back to 1999 (and aren’t a crazy idea for a game show), then you are correct! LizardTech has been around for a […]


Express Server now supports Java 1.8

Version 9.0.6 of Express Server adds support for Java 1.8! This fix allows users to download and use the latest version of Java with Express Server, which increases security and stability. Previously, Express Server required Java 1.7. Users of version 9.0.5 can either download the new version from our website or perform their own upgrade by […]

Mapping Earthquake Data

Given the recent earthquake in Nepal, I thought that it would be interesting to map earthquakes around the world. Luckily, the USGS provides a handy earthquake feed that makes this very easy. The map below displays earthquakes in the last week with a magnitude greater than 4.5: The satellite imagery is from MODIS and hosted […]

Introducing a New Version of GeoViewer for Desktop

GeoViewer is LizardTech’s free GIS viewer for Windows. You can use GeoViewer to view raster imagery, LiDAR point clouds, vector overlays, WMS sources, and even JPIP sources.   This version of GeoViewer has some handy new features, summarized below: Bookmarks to save the locations you access frequently An OpenStreetMap base map Dynamic range stretching to […]

Updated GeoViewer App for Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Devices 6

Take your MrSID and JPEG 2000 imagery on the go, with the GeoViewer app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, now on the Apple App Store. Here’s what’s new in the latest version: Online base maps Dropbox support Bookmarks Layer opacity Dynamic range stretching for 16-bit images Address search (with an in-app purchase) Area measurement […]


Demosaic Images in GeoExpress

Tile Out Mosaics in GeoExpress

Did you know that you can demosaic, or tile out, a mosaic in GeoExpress? Demosaic images to divide them into multiple smaller images. To demosaic an image, complete following steps: Select an image or mosaic in the Job List. Click the Image Crop button on the toolbar. The Image Crop dialog box appears. To preview the tiling grid, click […]

GeoInformatics Runs LizardTech Story on Effective Image Management

The September issue of GeoInformatics Magazine featured an article by LizardTech on effective image management and delivery. Check it out here or read on for a short summary. The article analyzed two organizations in the US that faced the challenge of burgeoning image data and came up with the following strategies based on their experiences: […]

GeoInformatics Cover September 2014

20 attendees came by for a practical introduction to UAVs and aerial imagery.

So you bought a UAV. Now what?

That was the title of a recent workshop in Centennial, CO. We are very excited to have been a part of this collaborative workshop on UAVs with the following great companies and organizations: Aerial Data Systems CompassData CompassTools Denver University The workshop started off with a discussion of hardware, including the benefits of fixed-wing and hexacopter UAV […]