Cesium Version 1.14 Released


We are pleased to announce the release of Cesium 1.14. Highlights include:

  • Provided a workaround for Safari 9 where WebGL constants can’t be accessed through WebGLRenderingContext.
  • Added a workaround for Chrome 45, where the first character in a label with a small font size would not appear. #3011
  • Fixed issues causing the terrain and sky to disappear when the camera is near the surface.
  • Changed the ScreenSpaceCameraController.minimumZoomDistance default from 20.0 to 1.0.
  • Added Billboard.sizeInMeters. true sets the billboard size to be measured in meters; otherwise, the size of the billboard is measured in pixels. Also added support for billboard sizeInMeters to entities and CZML.
  • Fixed a bug in AssociativeArray that would cause unbounded memory growth when adding and removing lots of items.

For more details and the full list of changes, see the change log.

Tree billboards with size measured in meters.

Other Cesium news from September

FOSS4G 2015

New Team Members


We’re happy to showcase these Cesium projects:


  • The new CyberCity 3D website displays Cesium.
  • OpenWebGIS upgraded to Cesium version 1.13.

Talks and Articles

Upcoming talks in October

  • There will be a Cesium track at AGI’s First International Users Conference.
  • Matt Amato will be giving a talk on Cesium and 3D Tiles at JS.Geo in Philadelphia, PA on October 8th.
  • Gabby Getz will present “Best of 3D on the Web” at the Geo Open Source Meetup organized by LocationTech and GeoPhilly.

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