LuciadRIA offers various possibilities to integrate nice background data in your application:

Background data source Usage Connection instructions


The WMS and WMTS service standards from OGC are widely used to exchange background maps. Connect to a service that you know or set one up yourself using the LuciadFusion product.


OpenStreetMap is a collaborative project to create a free geographic database of the world. A popular way to access this data is to get pre-rendered image tiles from the OpenStreetMap tile servers.

Bing Maps

Bing Maps is a web mapping service provided as a part of Microsoft’s Bing suite of search engines. For background data purposes, both aerial maps and road maps are available. You need a key to access Bing Maps, but you can easily create one on the Bing Maps Portal.


HERE offers map rendering services that include access to aerial maps, road maps, and traffic data. You need a key to access HERE Maps, but you can easily create one on the HERE Developer Portal.