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’ve adopted the Contributor Covenant’s Code of Conduct for the Cesium community, making explicit our commitment to supporting an open, friendly, inclusive community.
- Cube Cities published a post about shadows in Cesium.
- Darren Wiens posted a Simple CesiumJS Skydive Sim after Luke Aikins’s jump last month without a parachute.
- We have two helpful posts about the glTF pipeline up on our blog: Baking Ambient Occlusion in the glTF Pipeline by Gary Li and Using Quantization with 3D Models by Rob Taglang.
- 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.