Posts with tag: 'Image Resizing'

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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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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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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Optimize Images with ImageEngine






A while back we launched a free image optimizing service over at wurfl.io. This turned out to be a huge success, and we’re now serving billions of images every month, saving the end user kilobytes of data per image! We’re not only happy because of the great numbers, but also because this proves that the web industry is increasingly concerned of performance and optimization. Another reason may be that the Responsive Images specification didn’t turn out to be the silver bullet after all. We got some feedback on our blog post where we wrote about Responsive Images and the need for […]

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ScientiaMobile Offers WURFL Image Tailor for Easy to Use Mobile Image Resizing

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WIT service for front-end Web developers automatically detects mobile devices and resizes images for optimal web site performance   Today, ScientiaMobile, the company behind the popular WURFL Device Description Repository, has launched WURFL Image Tailor (WIT), Community Edition. This service is designed for front-end Web developers who want an easy, fast, and reliable way to resize images based on the type of device accessing their web sites. This highly available cloud-based service is offered to the community of web developers without charge. Large pictures on websites frequently cause slow loading on mobile devices with limited bandwidth from mobile operators. Slow […]

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