Cesium Version 1.12 Released


We are pleased to announce the release of Cesium 1.12, featuring a new imagery provider for Mapbox tiles.

Mapbox Streets and Satellite Imagery on Cesium’s World Terrain

Highlights include:

  • Added MapboxImageryProvider to load imagery from Mapbox.
    • To use Mapbox imagery, you simply need to provide the MapboxImageryProvider with a mapId and an accessToken.
    • We also added the mapbox.satellite, mapbox.streets and mapbox.streets-basic maps to the BaseLayerPicker widget.
  • Added picking support to UrlTemplateImageryProvider.
  • Added ArcGIS token-based authentication support to ArcGisMapServerImageryProvider.
  • Added proxy support to ArcGisMapServerImageryProvider for pickFeatures requests.
  • Added maximumHeight option to Viewer.flyTo.

For the full list of changes in Cesium 1.12, see the change log.

Other Cesium news from July


We’re happy to showcase these Cesium projects:

Hiroshima Archive

Riki Traki

Vesta Trek



The entire AGI Cesium team will be at SIGGRAPH 2015 in the beginning of August. Come to the annual Cesium BOF to learn about the lastest Cesium development and community news, or look out for members of the Cesium team at these events.



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