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Are Smartphones Ready for COVID-19 Tracing Apps?

May 21st, 2020

Smartphone tracing apps are tools to help control the spread of COVID-19. This report provides country-level detail on readiness for smartphone COVID-19 tracing apps.

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ScientiaMobile and HAProxy Enterprise

Mar 13th, 2020

ScientiaMobile develops device detection technology that enables websites to deliver rich, adaptive user experiences. ScientiaMobile provides accurate identification of old and new devices thanks to WURFL, its 65,000 device profiles strong catalog, and thanks to its WURFL Infuze API. WURFL covers smartphones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs, and game consoles. The WURFL InFuze module for HAProxy Enterprise augments the load balancing function with device intelligence, enabling all applications downstream to access device information without maintaining their own Device Description API.

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WURFL Microservice for Azure: a Tutorial

Mar 2nd, 2020

This tutorial on WURFL Microservice for Azure hinges on a demo inspired by the Event Streams use case. WURFL VMs available on the Azure Marketplace can be used to deploy a WURFL API in minutes with no need to obtain an explicit license from ScientiaMobile (as it is normally the case with “classical” on-prem WURFL APIs). In this tutorial we use .NET Core, but the use case can easily be supported with other programming languages, other cloud vendors and other data analysis platforms.

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User-Agent, Client-Hints and the Future of Device Detection

Feb 21st, 2020

W3C and Google are pushing to freeze and deprecate the User-Agent string. If it happens, there will be other mechanisms like Client Hints to provide device capabilities for the purposes of better UX, analytics and bug fixing. Using WURFL is your best bet to be on top of the evolution in this space.

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WURFL Microservice for AWS: a Tutorial

Feb 20th, 2020

This tutorial on WURFL Microservice for AWS hinges on a demo inspired by the Event Streams use case. WURFL AMIs available on the AWS Marketplace can be used to deploy a WURFL API in minutes with no need to obtain an explicit license from ScientiaMobile (as it is normally the case with “classical” on-prem WURFL APIs). In this tutorial we use Java, but the use case can easily be supported with other programming languages, other cloud vendors and other data analysis platforms.

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Detect iPadOS 13

Dec 4th, 2019

Starting in 2019, the iPhone and iPod touch run on iOS, while the iPad runs a different OS called iPadOS. WURFL.js device detection distinguishes between individual Apple iPad and iPhone device models.

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iPhone 11 Launch Results Surpassing Previous Year

Nov 19th, 2019

MOVR research shows 2019 iPhone 11 models had approximately double the adoption rate compared to 2018 iPhones at same time.

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Most Popular 5G Smartphones

Sep 17th, 2019

In August of 2019, the most popular 5G smartphone was the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, with 0.03% of global smartphone usage. But 5G is still in very early stages of deployment.

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Update WURFL Device Detection API 1.11.4.0

Sep 16th, 2019

Update your WURFL device detection with API release 1.11.4.0.

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