Cesium Version 1.25 Released


We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.25. Highlights include

  • Updated the online model converter. It now
  • Improved label quality for oblique and italic fonts. See #3782.
  • Improved camera flights by adding Camera.cancelFlight, improving terrain interaction, and disabling overlapping flights.
  • Fixed KML altitude mode bugs.

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



  • We’re briefing on 3D Tiles at the OGC Technical Committee Meeting in Orlando September 19–22.
  • 3DViz 2016 is coming up September 27–28. Organized by the 3D Geoinformation group, TU Delft, The Netherlands in collaboration with Technical University of Munich, the workshop will cover efficient visualization of massive 3D city models and terrain.
  • AGI is pleased to sponsor the LocationTech Tour on behalf of the Cesium team. We’ll be at the Philadelphia event on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 pm.
  • AGI is also pleased to sponsor the FedGeoDay conference on behalf of the Cesium team. We’ll be there in Washington, D.C. on October 13.
  • Videos of talks by the Cesium development team at FOSS4G NA are up on our presentations page.
  • Our SIGGRAPH and Web3D trip report is up. Example 3D Tiles tilesets from the Web3D tutorial are in the 3d-tiles-samples repo.
  • Cesium came up in a number of talks at the global FOSS4G this month. Watch the video of Beraudo Guillaume’s talk, OL3-Cesium: 3D for OpenLayers.


We’ve showcased eight incredible projects this month.

NASA STORM Virtual Globe

NASA Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) Near Real Time (NRT) Viewer


Cube Cities

Hurricane Hunters

GeoPort 3D

Shake Finder

Global Subsurface Earthquakes