Cesium Version 1.5 Released

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Cesium version 1.5 is now available for download.

Highlights include:

  • Improved GeoJSON, TopoJSON, and general polygon loading performance.
  • Added caching to Model to save memory and improve loading speed when several models with the same url are created. Thanks to Sergio Flores from Inovaworks for his support.
  • Improved the quality of font outlines.

Model caching.

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

In the News

  • AGI, the folks who started Cesium, have a new job opening for a Business Development Lead for Cesium.
  • For the third year in a row, Cesium was used for the popular NORAD Tracks Santa site. Check out the article on the NVIDIA blog.
  • There is a new showcase for Bhuvan, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) geoportal, which now uses Cesium for 3D.
  • Our talk, Temporal Visualization with Cesium by Matt Amato, was accepted to FOSS4G NA.
  • Chris Cooper from NICTA wrote a guest blog post, From the real to the virtual world.
  • The CesiumVR plugin (formerly named the Oculus plugin) by NICTA is now built on WebVR.

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