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Lizardtech Announces Express Server 9 with ExpressZip and 10 Cool things

TweetThis week, Seattle-based Lizardtech, the experts in image compression, have rolled out Express Server 9. After 10 years in development, Express Server at R9 boasts a painless, automated upgrade process for users [think upgrade in minutes while retaining all of … Continue reading

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Free Software Tip Friday… Tableau Public for Data Visualization

TweetI love sharing and on Friday I really like to share… and so, here’s a tip off about a cool data viz tool that I learned about from the OpenDataBC gang who recently used tableau to create a cool infographic … Continue reading

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Mapping Global Energy With the Global Energy Mapper

TweetAn innovative product from Blue Marble Geographics and Spatial Energy enables users to visualize and map Global energy resources – Energy Mapper. With energy specific symbols, data sets and layer options available for direct access from Global Mapper, users are … Continue reading

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vDatum for transformation of orthometric and ellipsoidal vertical datums

TweetA useful geo transformation tool for anyone that has a need to work with shoreline data and other hydrographic data products from NOAA and others. A useful transofrmation tool from NOAA – vDatum. VDatum is a free software tool being … Continue reading

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ERDAS IMAGINE 2011 Released

TweetNow available for download (to licensed customers) ERDAS IMAGINE enables users to easily create value-added products such as 2D and 3D images, 3D flythrough movies, and cartographic-quality map compositions from geospatial data. About the app; ERDAS IMAGINE 2011 features streamlined … Continue reading

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Geo Technology Update and The MrSID White Paper from LizardTech

TweetRecall, Seattle-based LizardTech recently lifted the lid off GeoExpress 8, the latest major update to their flagship product. At V8 GeoExpress adds support for multispectral data, alpha channels and improved mosaicking – Previously, mosaics were either quick to create but … Continue reading

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LizardTech Rolls Out GeoExpress 8 and MrSID Generation 4 (MG4)

TweetJust in time for the 2010 GeoINT event in New Orleans, LA, Seattle-based LizardTech announced the release of  version 8 of their flagship image compression software, GeoExpress®. At R 8, GeoExpress enables geotechnology end-users and industry professionals to compress, manipulate, … Continue reading

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ObliqueMapper, a new tool for the collection of GIS data from oblique photography

TweetThis week we heard from Nova Scotia-based Gaiamatics Solutions who launched their new  ObliqueMapper software tool – According to the company, this is Mapping from oblique photography made easy! Originally designed for flood mapping from aerial photography, ObliqueMapper has a … Continue reading

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10 Things About The New ERDAS 2010 Software

TweetRecall late last year at GeoINT  that ERDAS began touting the new 2010 Application Suite – ERDAS IMAGINE 2010 is many solutions in one, incorporating image analysis, remote sensing and GIS. And so, in familiar fashion, enjoy the following list … Continue reading

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A video is worth a million words! Show off your software in a video

TweetI’m a firm believer that a video is worth a million words (or more).. its great to see some companies taking advantage of simple video creation software and social media for sharing to not just describe a new app or … Continue reading

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5 Things that encourage me to use an application

TweetLocation – This is a no brainer, but perhaps the most compelling feature that an application can provide me along with the experience is location provisioning. Given that pretty much everything has a location component (physical location, a particular place … Continue reading

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Global Mapper just keeps getting better at v11

TweetIts been around for a number of years and Global Mapper has just added even more functionality with their latest update at v11.In this release Built-in DigitalGlobe imagery access was significantly improved, a native 64-bit version is available, free built-in … Continue reading

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