We are happy to announce the release of Cesium 1.53.
- Added image-based lighting for PBR models and 3D Tiles. #7172
Scene.specularEnvironmentMapsis a url to a KTX file that contains the specular environment map and convoluted mipmaps for image-based lighting of all PBR models in the scene.
Scene.sphericalHarmonicCoefficientsis an array of 9
Cartesian3spherical harmonics coefficients for the diffuse irradiance of all PBR models in the scene.
Cesium3DTilesetcan be used to override the values from the scene for specific models and tilesets.
Cesium3DTilesetadjusts the luminance of the procedural image-based lighting.
- Fixed contrast on imagery layers. #7382
For the full list of changes, see the change log.
- This was another great year helping NORAD track Santa’s journey on Christmas Eve. For details on how it all works (as well as a great overview of Cesium) read Hannah’s blog post, The Tech behind NORAD’s Santa Tracker.
We have a new showcase up on our demos page.