WURFL Microservice for Azure

Run device detection through a microservice purchased via the Azure marketplace. Integrate using several client API languages: Golang, Java, .NET, Node.js, and PHP. The Microservice will map HTTP requests return the device and browser capabilities. WURFL Microservice for Azure automatically updates the WURFL API and data at all of your instances around the world.

Pricing Packages

Key Point Add device detection microservice via Microsoft Azure marketplace to simplify maintenance, billing, integration.
Supported Platforms Java, PHP, .NET (C#), Node.js, GoLang
Benefits Modular microservice easy to launch and maintain on AWS virtual instances
High-performance microservice APIs
Weekly device updates
Hourly pricing
Industries Advertising
eCommerce
Financial
Web Properties
Use Cases Mobile Web Optimization
Analytics
Support Ticketed Enterprise Support
Device Capability Fields Basic (13), Standard (26), Pro (41)
# of Detections Unlimited
Updates Automatic, Weekly
  • Product Summary
    Key Point Add device detection microservice via Microsoft Azure marketplace to simplify maintenance, billing, integration.
    Supported Platforms Java, PHP, .NET (C#), Node.js, GoLang
    Benefits Modular microservice easy to launch and maintain on AWS virtual instances
    High-performance microservice APIs
    Weekly device updates
    Hourly pricing
    Industries Advertising
    eCommerce
    Financial
    Web Properties
    Use Cases Mobile Web Optimization
    Analytics
    Support Ticketed Enterprise Support
    Device Capability Fields Basic (13), Standard (26), Pro (41)
    # of Detections Unlimited
    Updates Automatic, Weekly
  • Client API Libraries Supported

    WURFL Microservice for Golang API Client

    WURFL Microservice for Java API Client

    WURFL Microservice for .NET API Client

    WURFL Microservice for PHP API Client

    WURFL Microservice for Node.js API Client

    WURFL Microservice’s client API supplies the HTTP request (and more specifically the user agent) to the the microservice. After detecting the device, it returns WURFL device capabilities. Developers can quickly integrate WURFL into their larger microservice application architecture. The client API leverages its local cache to provide high performance from the overall WURFL Microservice architecture.

  • Device Coverage

    ScientiaMobile is constantly updating and expanding its Device Description Repository (DDR) to ensure accurate coverage of the newest devices, including long-tail Indian and Chinese devices. WURFL DDR covers 65,000 device profiles, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, smart TVs, and game consoles. As the DDR grows, detection performance stays high through use of caching and efficient database architecture.

    Any WURFL user who would like to add new devices permanently to WURFL can submit a request by emailing wurfldb@scientiamobile.com. Read more about how to do it here.

  • Device Capabilities

    ScientiaMobile offers a wide selection of WURFL capabilities from which commercially-licensed users can choose. These include virtual capabilities that combine the logic of several core capabilities. For example, “form_factor” will identify the device as “desktop”, “smartphone”, “tablet”, or several other classifications of devices. This saves developers effort needed to create their own logic to address common business questions. Developers can use these capabilities to provide more fine-grained optimization, control, and analytics.

    Likewise, ScientiaMobile’s premium WURFL capabilities can provide valuable insights into the economic profiles of enterprise’s website visitors. For example, using ScientiaMobile’s “MSRP,” clients can instantly learn the price of a visitor’s smartphone. With this insight into the affluence and willingness to purchase of individual users, eCommerce and advertisers can tailor offers and ads appropriately.

    WURFL Microservice for AWS or Azure marketplace have pre-defined sets of WURFL capabilities designed to match most users needs out of the box. If more flexibility is required, then WURFL Microservice for Docker can be customized.

  • Support

    Customers receive enterprise-level ticketed support. Support specialists with over 30 years combined experience in device detection provide fast responses to developers. ScientiaMobile actively moderates and responds to the enterprise-level tickets.