LizardTech Exhibits at 2010 ESRI Worldwide Business Partner Conference

Seattle, Wash. — March 19, 2010 — LizardTech, a division of Celartem Inc. and a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, is exhibiting at the 2010 ESRI Worldwide Business Partner Conference in Palm Springs, Calif., on March 22. 

“We look forward to networking with other ESRI business partners and identifying new opportunities for continued integration with ESRI products,” said Jon Skiffington, director of marketing. “In addition, we’re excited to share our latest release of LiDAR Compressor™ software, designed to turn giant point cloud data sets into efficient MrSID® files.” This newest version, 1.1, offers improved lossless compression performance and better data quality for lossy compression. We are also pleased to announce support for MG4 in several third-party applications including ArcGIS 3D Analyst. This integration, by way of a free MrSID plug-in, enables customers to easily compress and utilize all of the information in their point cloud data sets.

LizardTech will be showcasing their Express Suite™ line of geospatial products as well as the newest release of Lidar Compressor in booth #209. The free MrSID Plug-in for ArcGIS 3D Analyst is available for download at

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, and sits on the Technical Committee of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for the purpose of extending the capabilities of JPEG 2000 to geospatial applications, driving cross-platform interoperability and rapid Internet distribution for geospatial imagery. LizardTech has offices in Seattle, London and Tokyo and is a division of Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For more information about LizardTech, visit or call 206-652-5211 or toll free 1-866-725-5211.

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, Hercules: 4330. Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc., with headquarters in Seattle.