LizardTech Platinum Imagery Sponsor at 2011 Esri International User Conference
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LizardTech Platinum Imagery Sponsor at 2011 Esri International User Conference

SEATTLE — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 11, 2011LizardTech®, a division of Celartem Inc. and a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, is a Platinum Imagery Sponsor at the 2011 Esri International User Conference in San Diego this week, where the company is exhibiting in booth number 1311.

As a Platinum Sponsor, LizardTech will be participating in a Lightning Talk presentation during the Imagery Concept Session given by one of LizardTech’s end users, Dr. Lynn Copeland, Program Manager, Civil Affairs Operating System, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne), US Army Special Operations Command. Dr. Copeland will share how her group uses imagery and how LizardTech’s technology contributes to the success of managing that imagery. This presentation will take place on Tuesday, July 12 at 8:30 a.m. in Room 28 D.

In addition, on Wednesday, July 13 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Imagery Island Demo Theater in Exhibit Hall C, Jon Skiffington, director of product management, will give a presentation titled “What’s New in MrSID Generation 4 (MG4)?” Skiffington’s presentation will cover the many benefits of using MG4™, including how to losslessly compress geospatial imagery and LiDAR data, mosaic datasets together, color balance raster imagery, and manipulate data in many other ways.

LizardTech will also have a presence on Wednesday night at the Imagery Social located in the CitySide Corridor on the second floor of the convention center from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Esri attendees interested in attending the Imagery Social can stop by LizardTech booth number 1311 prior to Wednesday evening to pick up an invitation.

“This is going to be an exciting week for LizardTech with so many geospatial professionals present at the show and so much going on,” said Jon Skiffington, director of product management. “Not only are we a Platinum Imagery Sponsor, we also just launched version 7 of Express Server image distribution software, which now supports the MG4 format. In addition, we just released a plug-in for ArcGIS Desktop 10, adding support for MG4 files in Esri desktop products.”

LizardTech will conduct product demonstrations at their booth, number 1311, of recently launched Express Server® 7 software, which enables geospatial professionals to distribute high-resolution raster imagery. Also available will be product demonstrations of GeoExpress® software for compressing and manipulating satellite and aerial imagery, and LiDAR Compressor software for turning giant point cloud datasets into efficient MrSID® files.

For more information about LizardTech’s geospatial software products, visit

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, and is a division of Celartem Technology Inc. (JASDAQ: 4330). For more information about LizardTech, visit

About Celartem

Celartem Technology Inc. develops and sells innovative technologies for storage, access and distribution of rich media content. Celartem has developed technology in the areas of digital image compression, scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management. Celartem is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, JASDAQ: 4330. Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc. with headquarters in Portland, OR.

© 2011 LizardTech, a division of Celartem, Inc. All rights reserved. LizardTech, MrSID, GeoExpress, Express Server, Spatial Express, and Express Suite are registered trademarks in the United States and LiDAR Compressor and the LizardTech, GeoExpress, Express Server, Spatial Express, Express Suite, LiDAR Compressor, ExpressView and GeoViewer logos are trademarks, and all are the property of Celartem Inc. dba LizardTech. Unauthorized use is prohibited.

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