SkylineCloud Services

Skyline’s Software as a Service (SaaS) offers computing, storage and streaming services tailored to your needs

SkylineCloud provides a set of software, production, infrastructure, data  and billing services to help you optimize your 2D and 3D geospatial data production and hosting. With SkylineCloud, users can easily subscribe to packages that include all or parts of these services to start enjoying the Skyline suite of products. SkylineCloud is built on top of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure to provide reliable and fully scalable computing, storage and streaming resources.

Fully automated service to run PhotoMesh projects can produce 2D, 3D and multi-spectral outputs. Generate dense point clouds with detailed color information, true orthophotos, and 3D mesh models in a range of formats for compatibility with most standard GIS tools and software.

Based on SkylineGlobe Server, SkylineCloud Hosting provides a fully managed service to upload, store, convert and stream nearly unlimited 2D and 3D spatial data. Data is kept secure with virtual private, geospatial servers, custom authentication, and user permissions.

Skyline Atlas is a ready-to-use collection of high resolution data layers  in selected geographic areas,  in cooperation with local data partners. Integrate Skyline Atlas’s premium data with your own proprietary data to create immersible, high-resolution 3D maps that promote deeper understanding. Atlas data layers can be packaged with advanced viewers or additional hosting services.

Skyline’s Cloud Subscription Services make it easy to create a tailored  online store for your customers that offers production, hosting, and data packages. Based on a secured commercial billing system, SkylineCloud’s Subscription Services significantly shorten your product development cycle.

Production Services

 Automate PhotoMesh production capabilities utilizing SkylineCloud computing resources,
 for optimized production and reduced cost


Fully automated service to run PhotoMesh projects, using REST API to manage the PhotoMesh production. Input data is read from and then pushed back to customer cloud storage (AWS/Google Cloud/Azure etc.). Output can also be published to SkylineCloud Hosting service.

High Quality

PhotoMesh production service generates high resolution multi-band orthophotos, DSM/DTM, point clouds, and 3D mesh models that faithfully reproduce even small-scale details such as cars, trees, fences, and walls - all with advanced color balancing, edge and surface enhancement, and high-quality texturing. A wide range of output formats are supported including: GeoTIFF, 3DML, 3D Tiles, I3S/SLPK, LAS, and more...

Scalable and Fast

Custom packages are available with up to thousands of fuser machines. Packages can easily be upgraded, extended or disabled. This allows you to match your production capabilities to your processing requirements, ensuring fast production even for demanding projects, but allowing you to scale down for smaller projects, so you don’t pay more than you need.

SkylineCloud production services support a range of output formats to ensure maximum interoperability with other 2D/3D GIS solutions

3D Mesh

Point Cloud


Digital Surface Model (DSM)

Digital Terrain/Elevation Model (DTM/DEM)

Hosting Services

Enable uploading and sharing of geospatial data with range of 2D and 3D viewers using SkylineGlobe Server as a service

Store and Secure

Customers can store masses of 2D and 3D geospatial data for their end users in a secure, access-controlled environment. Each customer has a private virtual site that completely isolates their users’ data and allows management/administration of the data layers and site users. Data can be accessed using user/password or token mechanisms.

Reliable & Scalable

SkylineCloud is built on top of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure to provide reliable and fully scalable computing, storage and streaming resources. SkylineCloud offers  global coverage using AWS’s Global Accelerator and smart caching mechanism to speed up streaming performance of 2D and 3D geospatial content.

SkylineGlobe Server streams all 2D and 3D data needed to support complex TerraExplorer Desktop, web and mobile projects.  Data includes all 3D mesh, imagery, elevation, and feature layers in stream-optimized formats, and all project resources published by TerraExplorer Pro. SkylineGlobe Server also provides powerful search tools and management and search capabilities.

SkylineGlobe Server streams 2D and 3D layers to ArcGIS Earth, ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online in their native formats:
  • 3D mesh layers as I3S/SLPK
  • Imagery and elevation using WMS or WMTS protocol
  • Feature layers using WFS protocol

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SkylineGlobe Server streams data to Cesium, QGIS and other OGC clients in their native formats:

  • 3D mesh layers as 3D Tiles
  • Imagery and elevation using the WMS or WMTS protocol
  • Point cloud layers as 3D Tiles
  • Feature layers using either WFS protocol, or WFS-T to support edits to the data source

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