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Real-World 3D Geospatial Extension for NVIDIA Omniverse

Cesium for Omniverse is an extension that enables 3D geospatial capability for NVIDIA Omniverse, a real-time 3D graphics collaboration development platform.

Cesium for Omniverse brings the following capabilities to Omniverse Kit-based applications, such as Omniverse USD Composer and Omniverse Code:

  • An accurate, full-scale WGS84 virtual globe
  • The ability to combine the power of Cesium's 3D geospatial platform with NVIDIA Omniverse's real-time ray tracing for visualization and AI-powered analytics for 3D geospatial workflows
  • An efficient 3D Tiles streaming engine for massive 3D geospatial data, with level-of-detail selection selection, caching, and asynchronous IO
  • Streaming capability for global content including Cesium World Terrain, Microsoft Bing imagery, and Cesium OSM Buildings along with high-resolution photogrammetry
  • Cesium ion integration to access curated 3D geospatial data and 3D tiling pipelines to optimize real-world 3D geospatial data for streaming
  • Free and open source under the Apache 2.0 License.

Combine NVIDIA's advanced GPU graphics and simulations with real-world 3D geospatial data

Cesium for Omniverse integration workflow diagram

Add real-world context with 3D content and pipelines with Cesium ion

Instant access to global 3D content

Cesium for Omniverse is integrated with Cesium ion, allowing instant access to cloud-based global high-resolution 3D content including photogrammetry, terrain, imagery, and buildings.

Industry-leading 3D tiling pipelines

Transform your content into optimized spatially indexed 3D Tiles ready to be streamed to Omniverse using industry-leading content pipelines, available as part of your Cesium ion subscription or with Cesium ion Self-Hosted.

Online and in your own environment

Cesium for Omniverse supports cloud and private network content and services based on open standards and APIs. Users can deploy in their own environment for a scalable, customizable, end-to-end workflow.

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