LizardTech Launches GeoExpress 9.5 at 2015 Esri International User Conference

by | Jul 20, 2015

SEATTLE, Wash., July 20, 2015 ” LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, announced the launch of GeoExpress® 9.5 at this week's Esri International User Conference. The conference is taking place in San Diego, Calif., and LizardTech is exhibiting in booth number 2310.

GeoExpress® enables geospatial professionals to compress and manipulate satellite and aerial imagery. In addition to compressing raster data, GeoExpress® 9.5 now features the ability to natively compress LiDAR data to MrSID and LAZ formats, saving up to 75% on storage space.

GeoExpress® 9.5 also includes batch color balancing, multipolygon cropping and exporting images to custom dimensions and tiles. Esri International User Conference attendees are encouraged to visit LizardTech in booth 2310 for demonstrations of the new features of GeoExpress® 9.5.

The launch of GeoExpress 9.5 is particularly exciting because of the many benefits this latest version brings not only to our raster image collection customers, but also LiDAR data collection customers, said Jeff Young, LizardTech Global Business Development Manager. GeoExpress 9.5 is now your one stop shop to compress raster and LiDAR imagery to MrSID and LAZ formats.
LizardTech will also showcase the rest of the company's line of geospatial products: Express Server® software for high-performance delivery and publication; LiDAR Compressorâ„¢ software, which turns giant point cloud datasets into efficient MrSID files; and the recently updated GeoViewer software, which is the fastest way to view MrSID and JPEG 2000 imagery. LizardTech representatives will be available for product demonstrations and to answer questions. For more information about LizardTech's geospatial software products, visit

About GeoExpress

Pixels add up. Make high-fidelity MrSID imagery with LizardTech’s GeoExpress software and save on storage costs by compressing your geospatial data. Compress raster and LiDAR data to industry-standard formats like MrSID, JPEG 2000, and LAZ ”all without compromising on speed or visual quality.

GeoExpress also includes all the tools that you need to make your imagery better. Use powerful color balancing tools to make beautiful, seamless mosaics. Export just the imagery you need with intuitive tiling and multi-polygon cropping support. Reproject your imagery, start using alpha bands, remove or re-order bands for multispectral imagery, and more.

About LizardTech

Since 1992, LizardTech has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution geospatial data such as aerial and satellite imagery and LiDAR data. LizardTech pioneered the MrSID technology, a powerful wavelet-based image encoder, viewer, and file format. LizardTech has offices in Seattle, Denver, London and Tokyo. For more information about LizardTech, visit


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