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Superior Speed and Accuracy: The New WURFL InFuze

Dec 10th, 2018

Our fastest device detection product just got faster. We’re proud to announce the upgrade of our fastest device detection product, WURFL InFuze. We listened to our customers who have significant speed requirements, like the programmatic advertising industry. Our engineering team has delivered a major API upgrade that doubles speed and makes containerized deployments easier.

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What is Pixel Density of a Device?

Dec 6th, 2018

Pixel density is a calculation that returns the number of physical pixels per inch on a screen or display of a device. It’s often referred to as Pixels Per Inch or PPI. Increased PPI can improve the quality of the viewing experience.

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How to Detect iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Oct 9th, 2018

The Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max shipped September 21, 2018. If you need to test or detect iPhone XS or XS Max, then WURFL.js can solve your problems.

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What Is The Release Date of Phones Visiting My Website?

Oct 1st, 2018

Knowing the age and release date of a device is valuable to advertisers and enhances audience analytics. The age of a user’s device visiting your website is a excellent indicator of whether that viewer is an early adopter.

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Growing Support of HEVC or H.265 Video on Mobile Devices

Aug 23rd, 2018

78% of iPhone and 57% of Android smartphone requests come from devices that support hardware-accelerated High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC or H.265) decoding. This growing support trend will benefit video streaming companies that architect their networks to leverage HEVC.

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WebRTC Support in Browsers is Growing

Apr 27th, 2018

WebRTC is a project that provides web browsers and mobile applications with real-time communication (RTC) via simple application programming interfaces (APIs). Many browsers have added versions that support WebRTC to allows audio and video communication to work inside the web page.

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Legacy Package Deprecation for WURFL OnSite API for Java

Apr 25th, 2018

Our team has been working hard on the upcoming release of the WURFL OnSite API for Java (v1.9.4.0), which will be the last release to contain support for the legacy package name (net.sourceforge.wurfl) and the legacy release package. There’s a lot of information below about the package name and why we’re doing it, but the most important thing to know is that current customers need to update to the new package name (com.scientiamobile) to avoid any disruptions to their project(s).

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The Importance of Knowing Physical Device Dimensions

Apr 24th, 2018

Some of our specific WURFL device detection capabilities identify physical elements of devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.). With this information our customers can pinpoint and target ads to newer devices, or older devices, depending on their desired demographic.

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Changes in Brazilian Smartphone Usage: 2015 Q1 vs. 2018 Q1 Comparison

Apr 24th, 2018

Brazil is a country full of change and increasing global impact, which is why we decided to focus on Brazil for our 2018 Q1 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR). We took a look a the top 10 smartphones and the top manufacturers, then and now, to see what trends we could find over the past three years.

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Average Age of Smartphone in Asia: 2017 Q4

Feb 18th, 2018

In Asia, we broke apart each country’s average age of smartphones for 2015 to 2017. Then, we explored the differences in ages based on the smartphone OS (Android or iOS). In the two separate graphs below, we show the findings. For a more detailed report covering additional continents and countries, please download our 2017 Q4 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR)

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