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Cesium Global 3D Content

Curated 3D terrain, buildings, and imagery

Add real-world context to your applications using curated 3D data with global coverage. Ready to use with any compatible client, including CesiumJS and Cesium for Unreal.

  • Cesium World Terrain
  • Cesium World Bathymetry (CWB)
  • Cesium OSM Buildings
  • Cesium OSM Buildings for CWB
  • Bing Maps Aerial Imagery
  • Sentinel-2 Imagery
  • Japan 3D Buildings
  • Vexcel 3D Cities

Accurate real-world data

Cesium preserves the accuracy of the source data so you can confidently use it for planning, analysis, modeling, and simulation.

Combine with your own data

Add global context to your high resolution captures to create comprehensive digital twins.

Open standards

Available in open standards like 3D Tiles and WMTS so you can use it in our viewers, any other compatible viewer, or in your own custom applications.

Stream global 3D content from Cesium ion

Cesium global 3D terrain, imagery, and buildings are included with your Cesium ion account.

  • Host and combine your own data with Cesium content in a private account
  • Stream from Cesium's fast, scalable cloud infrastructure
  • Benefit effortlessly from ongoing content updates

Cesium global 3D content can also be licensed for your own environment.

Cesium OSM Buildings

Add real-world context to applications in urban environments with this global 3D buildings layer.

  • Use it as a base layer when analyzing patterns in cities across the world
  • Contains per-feature data like name, address, commercial/residential status, and more
  • Combine with your own high-resolution data to build immersive experiences
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Cesium World Terrain

High resolution global 3D terrain with up to 1 meter accuracy, curated from open and commercial sources.

  • Get accurate elevation data for planning & analysis
  • Create more realistic visualizations by adding your architecture and building models, or drone imagery, on top of 3D terrain
  • Combine your own terrain DEMs with this global layer by uploading them to Cesium ion
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Cesium World Bathymetry

A global bathymetry and topographic terrain tileset built upon GEBCO's global dataset and incorporating higher resolution data up to 1m resolution.

  • Get accurate depth data below bodies of water for bathymetric use cases
  • Use Cesium 3D engines to simulate realistic coastal and underwater environments or to apply bathymetric visualization techniques for analytics
  • Combine your own terrain DEMs with this global layer by uploading them to Cesium ion
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Bing Maps Aerial Imagery

High resolution global satellite imagery from Bing Maps, up to 15 cm resolution. Cesium ion also includes Bing Maps Aerial with Labels, for satellite imagery with city and road labels, or Bing Maps Road for just roads and landmarks.

  • Get realistic visualizations by draping it on Cesium World Terrain or your own DEM
  • City and road labels are available in multiple languages
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Sentinel-2 Imagery

Cloudless satellite imagery for the entire world down to 10 meter resolution.

  • Add your own imagery layers on top with CesiumJS
  • Use it in offline applications with Cesium ion Self-Hosted
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Japan 3D Buildings

Japan 3D Buildings is countrywide, open source data from Japan’s MLIT PLATEAU Platform that combines over 200 individual ward, city, and village CityGML datasets into one comprehensive tileset.

  • 23 Million individual 3D building models in Japan
  • Easily access and use this data for building high precision digital twins from a single asset
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Vexcel 3D Cities

Vexcel 3D Cities are high-quality 3D data models for more than 60 metro areas across the globe.

  • Packaged as 3D Tiles, the OGC Community Standard created by Cesium
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Cesium ion Self-Hosted

If your enterprise deployment requires Cesium content in your own environment, let's talk.