Cesium Version 1.22 Released


We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.22. This is the fiftieth public release of Cesium, which began with version b5, released in May 2012.

This release includes some major visual quality improvements such as:

  • Shadows, including self-shadows and soft-shadows for terrain, 3D models, and geometries, based on the sun position.
  • Improved atmosphere, with day/night fade and hue/saturation/brightness color adjustment.
  • 3D models can now be used in 2D maps.

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

Shadows with 3D models.

Shadows from terrain.

Shadows in cities.

Atmosphere day/night fade.

Atmosphere hue/saturation/brightness color adjustment.



The 3D Dinner Meetup at FOSS4G NA had a great turnout.

AGI's Cesium team with the Cesium Arcade Machine at FOSS4G NA.

The Cesium booth at FOSS4G NA.

Good attendance at all the Cesium-related talks at FOSS4G NA.


We have three new showcases up on the Cesium website.

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