Article: Cesium and Epic Games just launched an open-source tool for building ‘accurate’ digital worlds

Geospatial, Open Data

Cesium and Epic Games just launched an open-source tool for building ‘accurate’ digital worlds

Center City-based 3D geospatial company Cesium announced Tuesday that it had collaborated with Fortnite creator Epic Games to release Cesium for Unreal, a free, open-source plugin that delivers high-resolution 3D geospatial technology and real-world data for any type of application.

The plugin uses Unreal Engine, a real-time 3D tool from Epic Games, as well as 3D content from cameras and LIDAR sensors on satellites, drones and intelligent machines that allows software and game developers to create interactive, virtual worlds.

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