Create and host 3D content in the cloud
Cesium ion is a robust, scalable, and secure platform for 3D geospatial data. Upload your content and Cesium ion will optimize and tile it for the web, serve it up in the cloud, and stream it to any device.
With Cesium ion, you'll have access to our curated 3D content including Cesium World Terrain, Bing Maps imagery, and Cesium OSM Buildings. Combine these assets with your own data to provide more context or see it on a 3D map of the world, and share the results securely with your colleagues or make them available through your apps.
Curated 3D geospatial content
Explore our collection of beautiful 3D content, and combine it with your own data for more complete coverage and accurate analysis.
Access ready-to-stream 3D content
Use content, including Cesium World Terrain, Cesium OSM Buildings, and Bing Maps imagery, optimized for 3D map visualization and curated from terabytes of open and commercial data.Read more
Fuse your content with ours
Integrate your source data with our content—and host it all on Cesium ion for your private use.
3D data tiling in the cloud
Cesium ion tiles your massive high-resolution 3D content into 3D Tiles for optimized and efficient streaming over the web.
It's compatible with:
- Point clouds
- 3D models
- 3D buildings
The fastest way to stream 3D
Optimize massive 3D content with tools built to scale for lightning fast processing.
Accurate and precise results
Measure, analyze, and make decisions with confidence based on visualizations as precise as your source data.
Cesium Stories lets you build and share 3D geospatial presentations and stories on the web without writing a single line of code.Read more
Provide global 3D context
Provide deep insight into your 3D data by combining it with Cesium's global 3D layers.
Create rich 3D geospatial presentations
Tell impactful stories with styling based on metadata and high-fidelity, light-weight measurement tools.
Share your stories through the web and social media
Share stories by embedding them into websites or with just a link, on all devices.
Cloud-based hosting built for 3D
Our cloud-based infrastructure is built to host massive and complex geospatial datasets securely and privately for each account.
Decide who should have access to your content. Implement fine-grained permissions with access tokens.
Organize your assets
Label assets and set attribution from an easy-to-use dashboard.
Get an accurate picture of how content is being streamed from your ion account.
Cesium ion integrations
Integrations make it easy to add Cesium ion to your existing data creation, capture, and streaming workflows.Read more
Tile and bring your data into Cesium ion
Many tools for 3D data creation or capture make it easy to tile data using Cesium ion, or to load your 3D data into Cesium ion so it's available for streaming to your apps.
Stream data from Cesium ion to your visualization engine
Cesium ion makes it possible to stream massive data sets to CesiumJS and other visualization engines.
Our Geocoding API translates names and addresses into precise locations on the globe. Your Cesium ion account includes access to geocoding and is connected to the CesiumJS geocoding widget by default.