Latest Headlines

LizardTech Inc. and Lead Technologies Team Up to Advance Digital Imaging Solutions With Release of Leadtools Version 14 12.16.03

December 16, 2003
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+
This Lead Technologies release supports DjVu and MrSID formats for smaller file sizes, true portability and enhanced viewing.

LizardTech announced its DjVu and MrSID file formats are supported within new Leadtools Version 14.

LizardTech's geospatial imaging MrSID format has unique compression capabilities. Using MrSID, users can instantaneously view and manipulate images, locally and over networks. MrSID also enables seamless browsing, updating, and easier archiving. Users can pan and zoom seamlessly; multi-resolution capabilities enable the creation of clearer images with each mouse click.

LizardTech's open-format DjVu technology transforms the process of working with digital images and scanned color image documents, and facilitates highly accurate optimal character recognition (OCR)--even when using color image documents. DjVu image documents are the smallest in the industry, up to 1,000 times smaller than TIFF files, and anywhere from 5 to 100 times smaller than JPEGs or PDFs. Using DjVu, users can eliminate repetitive tasks. Anyone can access DjVu and MrSID files; free plug-ins are available at

Source: LizardTech, Dec. 15, 2003


Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to POB

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.


Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +