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Google, Surrealism and the Privacy Budget

Jan 26th, 2021

Google, the company that knows virtually everything about each of us (in addition to Facebook), tracks our every move online, has us sign on to every Google service via all the devices we own, is telling us… they don’t like that other companies can identify users too, and that fingerprinting is BAD.

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WURFL Device Detection Splunk Add-on

Jan 6th, 2021

Use the WURFL Device Detection Splunk Add-on to enrich your Splunk event stream. Now you can accurately identify mobile devices, tablets, and a number of other form factors inside of Splunk.

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WURFL Microservice Pyspark Device Detection Tutorial

Oct 27th, 2020

Learn how to combine Spark, Python, and WURFL to add device detection to your event stream or log analytics.

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WURFL Microservice Filter Plugin for Logstash

Sep 30th, 2020

The WURFL device detection filter plugin will enrich event streams with device information. Just attach a WURFL Microservice using our Logstash plugin, and start analyzing devices and their characteristics in the ELK stack. 

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Integrating WURFL Microservice with Spark Streaming

Sep 14th, 2020

This article builds on the assumption that the reader is familiar with Apache Spark and the world of analyzing large amounts of data in parallel. Spark Streaming is an extension of the core Spark API that enables scalable, high-throughput, fault-tolerant stream processing of live data streams. In this post we look at integration of Spark with WURFL for device detection through User-Agent analysis.

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How To Identify Connected TV and OTT Streaming Devices for Advertising

Aug 31st, 2020

Device detection helps Connected TV and OTT video advertising become more targeted and effective. Both Demand Side Platforms (DSP) and Supply Side Platforms (SSP) benefit from using WURFL device capabilities.

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How to Detect Foldable Phones

Aug 13th, 2020

Foldable phones are here. Learn how to use WURFL device detection to identify them. Both web user experience designers and advertisers will need to make sure they can identify foldable clamshell and booklet phones.

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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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