Create, host, and fuse 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.

Our tools are built for 3D geospatial—and tied to precise map coordinates. We first built Cesium to track objects in space, and this incredible precision is baked into our platform.

Tile your 3D data

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

Fuse with curated content

Combine your data with high-resolution terrain and imagery or even buildings for global coverage and show where your data fits in the world.

Host securely in the cloud

Our hosting is tuned to serve massive 3D datasets as quickly, efficiently, and securely as possible.

Build interactive 3D geospatial presentations

Cesium Stories lets you easily create and share map-based stories without writing code.

Create, host, and fuse 3D content in the cloud with Cesium ion

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

3D data tiling in the cloud

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

It's compatible with:

  • Point clouds
  • Photogrammetry
  • 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.

The Cesium Stories editor offers an easy-to-use interface—no coding required.

Cesium Stories

Cesium Stories lets you build and share 3D geospatial presentations and stories on the web without writing a single line of code.

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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.

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Fuse your content with ours

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

Tap + drag to interact

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

Built-in geocoding

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.

Custom plans

Cesium ion is built to scale. We offer custom plans and support offerings when our standard subscriptions aren't quite what our users need. Many of the tools and features that power Cesium ion are also available for offline and on-premise use.

Contact our sales team to discuss what your project needs—we're happy to find the best solution for you.

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Get started with Cesium ion

Our community accounts are free for exploratory demos, development, and non-commercial use.

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