Convert SHP to Cesium 3D Tiles

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Reconstruct Shapefiles as Cesium 3D Tiles

Bring your 2D points, lines, and polygons to life in Cesium - a web platform designed specifically for streaming 3D datasets. With FME you will be able to manipulate your shapefile geometry and metadata as needed to create your custom visualization using Cesium 3D Tiles.

Add a Third Dimension to Vectors

When your shapefiles are transformed to Cesium 3D Tiles and opened in the Cesium web browser, they will be clamped to a globe that physically represents the real world, elevation and all. Add Z-values your features to create three-dimensional objects. If you want to keep your features flat on the globe, no worries, there’s another dimension available. Time! The Cesium timeline widget allows you to demonstrate changes in your scene by your chosen unit of time.

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Automate SHP to Cesium 3D Tiles

Put your time and effort into analyzing your new 3D world and let FME Server do the background work for you. After creating your FME workflow that alters your shapefile, set up schedules or event triggers to run your workflow automatically. This will help to ensure that the parameters you have set are preserved and replicated with any future datasets.

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Shapefile (SHP)

The Shapefile format is a vector data format that stores the location, geometry, and attributes of geographic features in a set of related files.

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Cesium 3D Tiles

Cesium 3D Tiles define a spatial data structure and a set of tile formats designed for streaming and rendering 3D geospatial content such as Photogrammetry, 3D Buildings, BIM/CAD, Instanced Features, and Point Clouds.

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