Posts with tag: 'Image Optimization'

4 Steps to Accelerate Image Delivery in Shopify

Shopify is one of the more popular “webshops-in-a-box” solutions out there. It’s very easy to get started and it includes all the functionality users need to start a ready-to-use web shop. Managing product images is quite easy. Images are served from Shopify’s own CDN (Content Delivery Network). However, Shopify’s CDN lacks the crucial functionality to fully optimize images – especially for mobile. Mobile commerce will account for more than two billion transactions by the end of 2017 and will only increase in importance over time. Given this trend and the critical importance of mobile when researching and buying a product […]

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Leading E-Commerce Marketplace Accelerates Mobile Web Images by More Than 60% with ImageEngine

voonik accelerates mobile web images by 60%

Voonik’s Fashion Sites Deploy ScientiaMobile’s Image Optimization Solutions on the nuu:bit Content Delivery Network for Faster Page Loads, Improved Mobile Conversions RESTON, Va. and BENGALURU, India, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ScientiaMobile announced today, an agreement with global online fashion marketplace, Voonik, India’s fastest growing fashion company. Voonik will deploy ImageEngine, ScientiaMobile’s smart, image-optimization solution on the nuu:bit global content delivery network (CDN) and edge platform. Image Engine combines its instant mobile device detection, image resizing, with intelligent caching and edge processing on the nuu:bit platform. The result is faster page loading on mobile devices, more sales and conversions, and lower overall […]

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ScientiaMobile Announces Partnership with nuu:bit, Inc. to Offer Mobile and Image Optimization

ScientiaMobile Announces Partnership with nuu:bit, Inc. to Offer Mobile and Image Optimization Solutions to $669 Billion Mobile E-Commerce Industry ImageEngine™ to be Powered by the nuu:bit Platform to Optimize and Deliver Images at the Edge as Its First Joint Solution June 02, 2017 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif. & RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ScientiaMobile, a leader in mobile device intelligence and image optimization, has announced a partnership with nuu:bit, Inc., a digital content and revenue acceleration company. The companies will offer ImageEngine™, the most advanced, device-aware, image resizing technology at the edge of the nuu:bit network, as its […]

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ScientiaMobile Achieves Recognition as CIOReview’s Top 20 Most Promising Content Delivery Network (CDN) Solution Providers of 2016

Powering the CDN Market with Device Intelligence and Image Optimization   RESTON, Va. December 21, 2016 — CIOReview selected ScientiaMobile’s ImageEngine CDN as one of the 20 Most Promising CDN Solution Providers for 2016. In an interview, Steve Kamerman, ScientiaMobile’s COO & Co-Founder, identified emerging trends in value-added services for CDNs and explained how ImageEngine delivers properly-sized images to a growing mobile audience. ImageEngine Benefits: -Reduces image payload and accelerates page load time by 60%, resulting in improved web performance. -Resizes images based on device capabilities and optimal file compression formats. -Offers white-label image and mobile optimization services to CDNs looking […]

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Client Hints in the Wild

Client Hints usage is growing for to help optimize images. The Mobile Overview Report 2016 Q3 (MOVR) shows 6% of images from Chrome browsers now use client hints. And both mobile and desktop usage is growing. What is Client Hints? Client Hints is an initiative from Google that addresses the shortcomings of handling responsive images only by markup. It’s simply too cumbersome and difficult to scale. The draft specification states An increasing diversity of Web-connected devices and software capabilities has created a need to deliver optimized content for each device. The Mobile Web Camp has been pushing this approach for years. The need for optimization […]

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Are 3 Image Sizes Enough for Responsive Web Design Sites?

RWD Image Payload Savings with ImageEngine

Are 3 Image Sizes Enough for A Responsive Web Site? The answer is: if you care about mobile performance and payload, then you need a better solution than only 3 image sizes. We evaluated over 53 million requests for images from 1.6 million distinct urls (see our MOVR report). On average, it takes only 8 requests to surpass the need for 3 image sizes. Resizing to the standard 3 versions helps reduce the payload to 63% of the original. But if you automatically detect the actual device, resize, and compress to an optimal size, then you can save 84% of the […]

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jQuery Plugin for ImageEngine

ImageEngine is an image resizing tool particularly suited for web mobile scenarios where it can significantly reduce the image payload of and improve the load time of views. ImageEngine works as a plain and smart Content Delivery Network (CDN). It sits in between your server application and the client browser and replaces the host server when it comes to serving some, or all, of the images of the web view. In this article, we’ll see how to encapsulate the functionality of the ImageEngine in a jQuery plugin. An Executive Summary of ImageEngine Because a picture is always worth a thousand […]

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Using Client Hints and Image Optimization

Responsive images have been around long enough for most of us to have taken them for a spin, or at least to have learned from the experiences of those who have. Beyond doubt, the responsive images specification is a great win for the web. However, quite a few reports from the front lines suggest that responsive images can become pretty ugly. The good news is that there is a fix! No, not throwing JavaScript at the challenge, but by asking the web server for a helping hand. Enter Client Hints, an initiative spearheaded by Google that is already available in […]

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ImageEngine WordPress Plugin

Our recent release of the image optimization service ImageEngine has been well received by the web community. The results are amazing. It is not uncommon to see image byte size reduced by 50% and more. Even if ImageEngine already is quite easy to implement, we’ve just made it even easier. For WordPress users, that is. We just launched a WordPress plugin which will automatically optimize your images on your WordPress site. The WP ImageEngine plugin can be downloaded from the WordPress plugin repository, or simply search for “ImageEngine” from the plugin page in your WordPress dashboard. Features of the ImageEngine […]

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