GeoExpress 9.5 Unveils LiDAR Compression at the Esri UC

The LizardTech booth is sure to be a hopping place at the Esri User Conference this month. We’ll be unveiling the latest version of GeoExpress, conducting a ‘Pain Points’ survey and hosting a Guess-the-Lizards contest. So put booth #2310 on your official agenda for what promises to be a busy show in San Diego.   […]

Using GeoExpress to Crop Seattle Voting Districts

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Share Your Pain and Win a Tablet

At LizardTech, we realize that raster data sets pose challenges to nearly every organization. From acquisition and storage to processing and delivery, raster data management issues will only grow as new and different airborne, mobile and stationary sensors hit the market, collecting greater volumes of data at faster rates and higher resolution. That’s why we […]


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]