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Cesium Version 1.49 Released

We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.49. Highlights include:

  • Several performance improvements and fixes to the 3D Tiles traversal code. #6390
  • Added heightReference to BoxGraphics, CylinderGraphics and EllipsoidGraphics, which can be used to clamp these entity types to terrain. #6932
  • Terrain altitude is now taken into account for Geocoder destinations and when zooming or flying to imagery layers. #6876 #6895

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


New Cesium World Terrain.


  • We had a great time at SIGGRAPH 2018 with lots of BOFs, including the first-ever Autonomous Driving Simulation and Visualization BOF, which we co-organized with Toyota Research. Gary Li’s trip report includes a summary and links to presentation slides and video.

At the Cesium BOF.


We have three new showcases up on our demos page.