Cesium Version 1.28 Released


We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.28. Highlights include

  • Improved terrain/imagery load ordering, which results in a 25% reduction in load times in many cases.
  • Improved billboard, label, and point visual quality.
  • Fixed support on Samsung Galaxy S7 and other systems that do not support the OES_texture_float WebGL extension.

Terrain and imagery performance improvements. Left: 1.27. Right: 1.28

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



  • Patrick Cozzi spoke on massive models at Williams College. Slides are available on our presentations page.
  • Sean Lilley spoke on shadow techniques at the University of Pennsylvania. Slides are available on our presentations page


We have five new showcases up on our demos page.

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