Global imagery down to 15 cm resolution in urban areas. World Imagery from Bing Maps is hosted by Cesium ion’s modern cloud architecture for efficient streaming into CesiumJS and is the default imagery used in Cesium apps.

Coverage

Global

Extent

North 85.05°
East 180°
South -85.05°
West -180°

Resolution

Down to 15 centimeters in urban areas, and down to 30 centimeters in the United States and most of western Europe. See Bing Maps “Understanding Scale and Resolution”

Options

Available both with and without labels.

Bing Maps imagery Bing Maps imagery and labels Bing Maps labels
Bing Maps Aerial. Bing Maps Aerial with Labels. Bing Maps Road.

CesiumJS Code Example

Using Cesium 1.43 or newer:

Bing Maps Aerial

var layer = viewer.imageryLayers.addImageryProvider(
    new Cesium.IonImageryProvider({ assetId: 2 })
);

Bing Maps Aerial with Labels

var layer = viewer.imageryLayers.addImageryProvider(
    new Cesium.IonImageryProvider({ assetId: 3 })
);

Bing Maps Road

var layer = viewer.imageryLayers.addImageryProvider(
    new Cesium.IonImageryProvider({ assetId: 4 })
);

Terms of Use

For usage of Bing Maps data, see:

Attribution

CesiumJS automatically displays attribution. Do not remove or modify it.

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