Maps and Augmented Reality
Patrick Cozzi | Maps for the Web | September 2020Panel discussion of the possibilities ahead as augmented reality is extended to a broad range of use cases.
Cesium - The Platform for 3D Geospatial
Lisa Bos | Carto BOF SIGGRAPH 2020 | August 2020An overview of Cesium and its latest features, including Cesium OSM Buildings, underground visualization, and smart construction, plus planned development.
Webinar - 3D Tiles and Visualization Advancements in STK 11.6
Alex Wood and Ed Mackey | AGI webinar | May 2019glTF 2.0 models, physics-based rendering (PBR), and streaming massive 3D datasets with 3D Tiles in STK and Cesium.
Harnessing the Potential of Drone Data Capture with Cesium
Sarah Chow | FOSS4G NA 2019 | April 2019How Cesium’s open-core platform is used for visualizing the huge influx of data captured by drones across industries such as construction management, agriculture, and home inspection.
What's New and What's Next for Cesium and 3D Tiles?
Omar Shehata | FOSS4G NA 2019 | April 2019A look at the latest advancements in visualizing massive 3D geospatial data over the past year from the popular open source CesiumJS project, 3D Tiles, and the surrounding Cesium ecosystem.
3D - The New Standard for Maps
Omar Shehata | FOSS4G NA 2019 | April 2019Explore the benefits of 3D visualization, including an intuitive understanding of data and the need for 3D due to modern data collection techniques.
Driving Simulations for Autonomous Vehicles with 3D Tiles and Cesium
Tom Fili | FOSS4G NA 2019 | April 2019Why Cesium is a great platform for autonomous driving, including streaming massive point clouds and photogrammetry models with open standards and fusing time dynamic data for visualizations in CesiumJS.
2018 SIGGRAPH Cesium BOF
The Cesium Community | SIGGRAPH 2018 | August 2018
Yearly Cesium update at SIGGRAPH, MC'd by Patrick Cozzi and including presentations from the Cesium team, Mozilla, Esri, Safe Software, and Toyota Research Institute.
2018 SIGGRAPH Carto BOF, WebGL Virtual Globe & Map Engine
Gabby Getz | Carto BOF, SIGGRAPH 2018 | August 2018A look at some of the latetst geospatial applications using the Cesium ecosystem, and an update on Cesium news from the past year.
3D Tiles Update - 3DP SWG
Patrick Cozzi | OGC TC Meeting Fort Collins | June 2018A broad update on 3D Tiles for the OGC community.
Massive Point Cloud Visualization with CesiumJS, 3D Tiles, and Cesium ion
Patrick Cozzi | OGC TC Meeting Fort Collins | June 2018A broad update 3D Tiles, including ecosystem growth, compression, analytics, and time-dynamic point clouds for autonomous driving.
Data Fusion With 3D Tiles
Sean Lilley | FOSS4G NA 2018 | May 2018Using 3D Tiles to visualize different datasets together in unique ways.
CityGML, 3D Tiles and Cesium - A Data Fusion Symphony
Shehzan Mohammed | FOSS4G NA 2018 | May 2018An overview of why 3D Tiles is perfect for streaming and rendering massive CityGML datasets and the Cesium 3D Tiling Pipeline.
2.5D is not 3D
Matthew Amato | FOSS4G NA 2018 | May 2018Overview of what it means to be 3D and why most mapping engines labelling themselves as 3D are actually 2.5D.
The Road to 200,000 Downloads: The Cesium Story
Sarah Chow | FOSS4G NA 2018 | May 2018Tips from the Cesium experience for creating a healthy community around your open source project.
The Making of the Cesium Autonomous Car Simulation
Patrick Cozzi | WebGL/WebVR Meetup during GDC 2018 | March 2018Why Cesium is a great platform for autonomous driving simulation, including streaming massive point clouds and photogrammetry models using 3D Tiles, and rendering individual agents with glTF.
Growing an Open Source Community: Lessons Learned from Cesium
Gabby Getz | University of Pennsylvania CIS 350 Guest Lecture | March 2018The importance of open source software and how to promote the development of an open source community through lessons learned from Cesium.
3D Tiles In Action
Sean Lilley | FOSS4G 2017 | August 2017An overview of 3D Tiles and the current state of 3D geospatial data.
Everything old is new again: What open source Google Earth Enterprise means for Cesium and FOSS4G
Matthew Amato | FOSS4G 2017 | August 2017A high level overview of the Cesium team's experience integrating with Google Earth Enterprise.
Why 3D? The benefits of 3d geospatial visualization beyond pretty pictures
Hannah Pinkos | FOSS4G 2017 | August 2017Explore the benefits of 3D visualization, including an intuitive understanding of data and the need for 3D due to modern data collection techniques.
2.5D is not 3D
Matthew Amato | JS.Geo | August 2017Overview of what it means to be 3D and why most mapping engines labelling themselves as 3D are actually 2.5D.
Cesium and 3D Tiles Update
Patrick Cozzi | Cesium and Carto BOF, SIGGRAPH 2017 | August 2017An update on new Cesium features, the Cesium community, 3D Tiles and 3D Tiles Next
Patrick Cozzi | Williams College Guest Lecture | November 2016Introduction to data acquisition, use cases, and rendering techniques for massive models.
Shadows and Cesium Implementation
Sean Lilley | University of Pennsylvania CIS 460 Guest Lecture | November 2016A summary of shadow techniques and their implementation in Cesium.
3D Tiles: An open specification for streaming massive 3D geospatial scenes
Matthew Amato | FedGeoDay 2016 | October 2016A high-level overview of 3D Tiles and its rapidly growing ecosystem.
Interactive Visualization of Satellite (and Other) Data Online Using Cesium
Matthew Lammers | FedGeoDay 2016 | October 2016Using Cesium to visualize satellite and weather data at NASA Goddard.
Tracking Santa with open source software
Hannah Pinkos | 2016 Geo Open Source Meetup | October 2016How open soure and open standards are used to make the NORAD Tracks Santa application.
3D Tiles OGC Update
Patrick Cozzi | OGC TC Meeting Orlando | September 2016An update on 3D Tiles for the OGC community, presented at the 3DIM DWG, Point Cloud DWG, and 3DPS SWG.
Cesium and 3D Tiles update
Sean Lilley | WebGL and glTF BOF, SIGGRAPH | July 2016An update on new Cesium features and 3D Tiles for the WebGL community.
Virtual Globes Using WebGL and Cesium BOF
The Cesium Community | SIGGRAPH | July 2016
- Yearly Cesium update at SIGGRAPH, including presentations from the Cesium team, Bentley, Propeller, Fraunhofer, and AGI.
- Cesium State of the Union. Patrick Cozzi, Cesium
- Publishing Reality Meshes to Web from Bentley ContextCapture using Cesium 3D Tiles. Makai Smith, Bentley
- Baking AO in the glTF Pipeline. Gary Li, Cesium
- Making Drone Data Useful in Cesium. Chris Cooper, Propeller
- 3D Tiles and OGC's 3D Portrayal service standard. Ralf Gutbell, Fraunhofer
- Visualizing Geostationary Satellite Orbits in Cesium. Ed Mackey, Analytical Graphics, Inc.
Cesium and 3D Tiles update
Sean Lilley | Carto BOF, SIGGRAPH | July 2016An update on new Cesium features and 3D Tiles for the cartography community.
The Open Cesium 3D Tiles Specification: Bringing Massive Geospatial 3D Scenes to the Web
Patrick Cozzi and Sean Lilley | Web3D 2016 | July 201690-minute comprehensive technical introduction to 3D Tiles, including LOD approaches and tile formats.
3D Tiles: Beyond 2D Tiling
Sean Lilley and Patrick Cozzi | FOSS4G NA 2016 | May 20163D Tiles motivation, adoption, and technical deep dive.
Migrating from Google Earth to Cesium
Hannah Pinkos | FOSS4G NA 2016 | May 2016The closed-to-open source success story of the movement from Google Earth to Cesium, including technical differences.
Growing an Open-Source Community: Lessons Learned from Cesium
Patrick Cozzi | FOSS4G NA 2016 | May 2016Actionable advice on how to start and grow an open-source project based on our experience with Cesium.
Exploring OpenStreetMap with 3D Tiles and Cesium
Matt Amato | FOSS4G NA 2016 | May 2016How Cesium and 3D Tiles can be used to visualize OSM in 3D and gain new insights into the structure of OSM.
3D Tiles: streaming massive heterogeneous 3D geospatial datasets
Patrick Cozzi | OGC Technical and Planning Committee Meeting | March 2016The motivation for 3D Tiles and the state of the emerging 3D Tiles ecosystem.
Getting Started with Open-Source Software Development
Patrick Cozzi | University of Pennsylvania Dining Philosophers | November 2015Open-source communities, why contribute, how to contribute, open standards, and licenses. Based on our experience with Cesium.
Beyond the Google Earth API: Cesium, a Plugin-Free, WebGL-Based Virtual Globe
Declan De Paor | GSA 2015 | November 2015Introduction to Cesium in the face of Google Earth deprecation.
Cesium and the future of 3D Geospatial standards
Matthew Amato | JS.Geo | October 2015An overview of the Cesium team's efforts to create open standards and specifications for massive 3D geosptial visualization on the web.
The State of WebGL and glTF
Patrick Cozzi | The Graphical Web | September 2015An update on two Khronos standards used by Cesium: WebGL and glTF.
Virtual Globes Using WebGL and Cesium
The Cesium Community | SIGGRAPH | August 2015
- Yearly Cesium update at SIGGRAPH, including presentations from AGI, NICTA, and mousebird consulting.
Cesium: A WebGL Virtual Globe and Map Engine
Tom Fili | Carto BOF, SIGGRAPH | August 2015A bird's-eye introduction to Cesium with a focus on demos and 3D Tiles.
glTF ecosystem and mesh compression update
Tony Parisi, Third Eye, Patrick Cozzi, AGI, and Kai Ninomiya, AGI | WebGL BOF, SIGGRAPH | August 2015The latest news on glTF and the upcoming mesh compression extension.
WebGL, Gaming, and Cesium
Matthew Amato | Philly Game Works 2015 | April 2015A general overview of both Cesium and WebGL game development.
Temporal Visualization with Cesium
Matthew Amato | FOSS4GNA 2015 | March 2015Overview of Cesium with emphasis on time-dynamic capabilities. Lots of demos.
The Rise of 3D GIS on the Web
Patrick Cozzi | NCGIS 2015 | February 20153D on the Web in general, Cesium in particular. Mostly demos.
Data-driven Geospatial Visualization with Cesium
Matthew Amato | 2014 Geo Open Source Conference | November 2014Overview of Cesium with recent demos.
Bringing 3D Geospatial to the Web with Cesium
Patrick Cozzi | Harvard, Center for Geographic Analysis | November 2014Overview of Cesium with recent demos.
Rendering Massive Geospatial Datasets in Cesium
Patrick Cozzi | MIT Computer Graphics Group | November 2014WebGL; trends in open data and data acquisition; and streaming and rendering massive geospatial datasets.
What's new in Cesium: the open-source alternative for 3D maps
Patrick Cozzi | FOSS4G | September 2014The latest news on Cesium related to the open-source geospatial community, including OL3/Cesium integration.
Virtual Globes Using WebGL and Cesium
The Cesium Community | SIGGRAPH | August 2014
- Yearly Cesium update at SIGGRAPH, including presentations from AGI, NICTA, and Camptocamp.
- Presentations and Demos