Cesium ion is a scalable and secure platform for streaming 3D geospatial data.

Upload your content, and Cesium ion will optimize it, tile it into web friendly formats, and serve it up in the cloud—ready to stream to any device.

Optimize your content for streaming

Upload your data to create 3D Tiles, the optimal way to stream massive 3D content

Combine with our curated content

Fuse high-resolution terrain and imagery with your data for more global coverage.

Secure your hosted content

Attribute your uploaded data and secure hosted content using access tokens.

Fast, simple 3D tiling in the cloud

Ion converts your data into high quality 3D visualizations using the 3D Tiles format.

It's compatible with:

  • Point clouds
  • Photogrammetry
  • BIM/CAD
  • 3D buildings
  • Imagery
  • Terrain

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.


Learn more about the 3D Tiling Pipeline

Manhattan buildings tiled on Cesium ion, data courtesy of Nearmap.

Discover 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 and Bing Maps imagery, optimized for 3D map visualization and curated from terabytes of open and commercial data.

Fuse your content with ours

Integrate your source data with our content—and host it all on Cesium ion.


Learn more about our 3D content

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Stream Cesium World Terrain down to 50cm resolution and Bing Maps Imagery down to 15cm resolution.

Geocoding for your apps

Our Geocoding API translates names and addresses into precise locations on the globe— use it in any CesiumJS app.


Learn how it works