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CZML Brings STK and Cesium Together

By: Todd Smith
For an in-depth discussion and a chance to get hands-on with this new feature, join our STK 11 Virtual Training – CZML Explorer on March 29 at 11:00AM EST.
With the upcoming STK 11.0.1 release, we are introducing some awesome new interoperability between STK and Cesium. The release enables the authoring of CZML content directly out of STK. This provides an off-the-shelf platform to quickly create and disseminate authoritative aerospace content. The created CZML files can then be drag-and-dropped directly into Cesium to be shared with the world.

For those of you who aren't familiar with CZML, it is the language of Cesium. This JSON schema describes time-dynamic 3D scenes and the entities that are contained, such as lines, points, billboards (markers), models, and other graphical primitives. While Cesium has a rich client-side API, CZML allows it to be data-driven so that a generic Cesium viewer can display a rich scene without the need for any custom code. On Tuesday, March 29 we will host a webinar to showcase basic STK functionality such as building a scenario, creating and importing entities, such as aircraft, ground vehicles, satellites and sensors and then generating basic STK analysis. We will also review the basics of Cesium and give an overview of CZML, the language of Cesium. If you have been wondering about interoperability between STK and Cesium and how it may be able to help share your awesome STK work or energize your Cesium client, please join us!  
Posted: 2/29/2016 2:14:42 PM


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