LizardTech to Host MrSID User Group Meeting in Austin

Company to promote software for compression and distribution of imagery

Seattle, Wash. — Oct. 17, 2013 — LizardTech®, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, is taking its products on the road. LizardTech will present at a “MrSID User Group Meeting” on Tuesday, October 22 at the Commons Learning Center in Austin, TX to show the geospatial community how compressing, manipulating and distributing aerial and satellite imagery with LizardTech products saves time and money. LizardTech’s Genie Hays will give the following presentation:

Title: What Can MrSID Do for You?
Date: Tuesday, October 22
Time: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m.*
Location: Commons Learning Center, Bevo Room (Room 1.140)
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758
*Lunch will be provided.

Hays will also host product demonstrations to showcase the new features of GeoExpress 9, which is now four times faster and includes Intelligent Encoding. Additionally, product demonstrations will be available for LizardTech’s Express Server® software for high-performance image delivery and publication and LizardTech’s LiDAR Compressor™ software, which turns giant point cloud datasets into efficient MrSID files.

For more information and to register for this User Group Meeting click here. This User Group Meeting is held in conjunction with the 2013 Texas GIS Forum. Additional dates for future User Group Meetings will be announced soon.

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