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Cesium Version b20 Released

Cesium version b20 is now available for download.

Scaling satellite billboards based on distance from camera.

Highlights for this release include:

  • Added Billboard.scaleByDistance and NearFarScalar to control Billboard minimum/maximum scale based on Camera distance to Billboard.
  • Refactored the DynamicScene property system to improve the API. #1080
  • Improved geometry batching performance by moving work to a web worker.
  • Added an outline geometries (one for each geometry type). #1021.
  • Improved the performance of polygon triangulation using an O(n log n) algorithm from David Hudlow of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems.
  • CameraFlightPath now automatically disables and restores mouse input for the flights it generates.
  • Fixes 2D and other issues with Chrome 29.0.1547.57

For a full list of changes, see the change log.