We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.27. Highlights include
- A slew of bug fixes throughout the codebase thanks to the Cesium Bug Bash.
- A new HeadingPitchRoll class for making it easier to work with object orientations.
- Improved KML compatibility.
For the full list of changes, see the change log.
- 3D Tiles passed the votes to enter the OGC Community Standard process.
- Microsoft has joined the Khronos 3D Formats working group to contribute to glTF.
- Two more UPenn students, Leesa Fini and Dylan Brown, will be working on 3D Tiles this semester.
- The first annual Cesium Bug Bash was a great success, with 42 opened pull requests and 33 closed issues.
- The Cesium team was very involved with FedGeoDay, including presenting talks, chairing the program, emceeing sessions, and sponsoring the conference. Slides for the Cesium-related talks are up on our presentations page.
Patrick Cozzi at FedGeoDay. Thanks to Eddie Pickle for the image.
Matt Amato speaking on 3D Tiles at FedGeoDay.
Matt Lammers speaking on "Interactive Visualization of Satellite (and Other) Data Online Using Cesium" at FedGeoDay.
- Slides are up from the presentation on NORAD Tracks Santa at the Philadelphia stop of the LocationTech Tour.
Hannah Pinkos speaking on "Tracking Santa with open source software" at LocationTech. Thanks to @GeoPHL for the image.
- Register to attend the AGI International User’s Conference November 16–18 in Rome, Italy.
- Access the recording of the Workshop on Web-base 3D Geo-Visualisation with Cesium Virtual Globe and 3DCityDB at 3DViz 2016.
We have seven new showcases up on our demos page.