Lizardtech Software released Express Server 4.5, designed to enable fast, high-quality Internet viewing of images and documents of any size. Express Server 4.5 includes support for streaming MrSID(r) Generation 3 lossless and lossy image types and provides additional geospatial viewing tools. An ideal enhancement to existing Web servers, Express Server 4.5 allows organizations to efficiently serve high-quality MrSID images, DjVu documents and other popular image formats over a network to any client device. Lizardtech’s GeoExpress with MrSID is a wavelet-based lossless and high-quality lossy imaging technology that dramatically increases the value of geospatial data by making it more accessible and useful while maintaining the highest level of quality and accuracy. Document Express with DjVu is LizardTech’s document solution that reduces the file size of digital documents up to 1000 times compared with the original TIFF files and as low as two percent of the size of corresponding PDF files. Key enhancements with Express Server 4.5 include the ability to deliver streaming MrSID Generation 3 images over the Internet, dramatically improving end user experience and providing faster image recognition of massive image mosaics. In addition, the Express Server 4.5 plug-in viewer adds support for mapping functionality, including measuring, overview, metadata viewing, and smart caching.
Lizardtech is a content management software company specializing in making large images and documents more usable over networks. The company creates software solutions and tools that make high-quality digital content easier to capture, store, share and use. Their innovative solutions improve business by making business-critical information available instantly over any network on any device. Lizardtech is a private company, formed in 1992 to build valuable business solutions from technologies created by the world’s leading research organizations including Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and AT&T Labs. Lizardtech’s software is installed on millions of desktops and integrated into a wide variety of platforms and applications.