LizardTech’s GeoExpress Software Receives Certificate of Networthiness

Seattle, Wash. – June 9, 2010 – LizardTech®, a division of Celartem Inc. and a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, announced that its GeoExpress™ 7.0 Software has received a Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) from the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command.

GeoExpress, LizardTech’s flagship product, is the industry’s choice for manipulating geospatial imagery and encoding it to industry standard compression formats. The Certificate of Networthiness signifies that GeoExpress is configured to the current Army Golden Master (AGM) baseline and complies with all U.S. Army and Department of Defense (DoD) standards for security, compatibility and sustainability. A CoN is required for all enterprise software products in the Army Enterprise Infrastructure Network. Certification applies to the U.S. Army as well as all National Guard, Army Reserve and DoD organizations that use the Army Enterprise Infrastructure Network.

“LizardTech is thrilled to receive this recognition and certification from the U.S. Army,” said Jon Skiffington, LizardTech’s director of marketing. “Meeting the DoD’s strictest standards for security is a testament to our dedication to our defense community customers. We strive to supply the GIS community with only the most secure software applications.”

More information about LizardTech’s GeoExpress software can be found 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.