LizardTech Announces Engesat International as Authorized Reseller for Geospatial Software

Company to help expand sales and support of geospatial line of products in South America

Seattle, Wash. — April 15, 2010 — LizardTech®, a division of Celartem Inc. and a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, is pleased to announce the company has signed a reseller contract with South American based company, Engesat International.

“With this partnership we aim to bring our clients the best tools and support to deliver reliable and easily accessible geographic information to their end users,” said Laurent Martin, commercial consultant for Engesat. “The intensive use of high resolution data from multiple sensors has raised the need for new methods in data processing and distribution. LizardTech’s geospatial software enables us to meet these needs through the extraction of valuable information from digital imagery, enabling cost effective procedures to be adopted and technical challenges to be overcome.”

“LizardTech is very excited to add Engesat International to our network of authorized resellers,” said Kelly Downs, LizardTech’s director of sales. “We are confident they will add a high level of value and support to our South American customer base.”

LizardTech’s geospatial line of software includes LiDAR Compressor™ software, designed to turn giant point cloud data sets into efficient MrSID® files, GeoExpress™ software for compression and manipulation, Spatial Express™ software for storage, and Express Server™ software for high-performance delivery and distribution.    

For more information about LizardTech’s registered resellers, please visit

About Engesat International
Engesat Group was set up in 1997 and concentrates primarily on satellite imagery distribution to clients across South America. Fifty percent of the Engesat staff is composed of engineers and mapping specialists who offer competitive, high quality, geoprocessing technologies. Engesat’s services include the provision of raw data for multiple types of thematic applications and advanced digital processing including DEM extraction from high resolution satellite imagery, orthorectification and mosaicing over large areas. For more information about Engesat, visit or call 55 (41) 3023-1617.

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.