ScientiaMobile
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  • According to the recent Monetate quarterly report, the most important device for online shipping is the smartphone. The study analyzed more than 2 billion eCommerce session in Q4 2017, specifically the recognizable consumers on multiple devices. The first touch was made up of 40% of smartphones while only 37% consisted of desktop users.  While this initial shopping session will not phase many who ...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • As of January 2018, WordPress is currently used by more than 29.4% of the top 10 million websites and for good reason. By installing the popular W3 Total Cache Plugin, WordPress users can easily implement dynamic image optimization by connecting to ImageEngine. Here are some simple and straightforward steps for implementation. 1. Install W3 Total Cache: In the WordPress Admin portal, click Plugins...

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  • We’re excited to meet new eCommerce companies and help them overcome their biggest mobile challenges. If you’re interested in learning more about how we can help with increasing mobile speeds, image optimization, and lowering CDN costs, then we would love to meet you. Test your site here   Find Our Booth Our booth is located next to the West Hall Café Concession, booth 938. Click on the map to the...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • By Jasmine Shih of nuu:bit We all live in a fast-paced, ‘any device’, ‘anywhere’ digital world. Your business has opportunities to connect with your audience richly in places and on devices that were not possible even 5 years ago. However, this ‘always on’ digital world also creates challenges; one of which is that your users are fickle and unless they get a highly responsive, personalized experie...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • At ScientiaMobile, we take pride in having the highest quality device detection solution available which is why we are constantly keeping pace with the changing mobile landscape (so you don’t have to). [Check out our Mobile Overview Report for up-to-date mobile analytics]. More than four years ago, in WURFL API 1.5, we created the ‘is_smartphone’ virtual capability. At the time, this innovation al...

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ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • 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). In addition, please register for our webi...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • In North America, we broke apart each country’s average smartphone price (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, or MSRP) for 2015 to 2017. Then, we noticed the most significant difference in the OS of smartphones (Android or iOS), so we decided to compare MSRP for these countries in two separate graphs below. For a more detailed report, please download our 2017 Q4 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR). I...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Accurate Device Detection Now Available for Java, Golang, .NET (C#), PHP, and Node.js Through Docker Containers RESTON, Va., Feb. 1, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile launches WURFL Microservice for Docker to support enterprises that deploy device detection services using Docker containers. These enterprises can easily integrate WURFL into their microservice architecture and seamlessly deploy...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile   “The golden rule: can you make a change to a service and deploy it by itself without changing anything else?” ― Sam Newman, Building Microservices   In December, ScientiaMobile launched WURFL Microservice for AWS. If you are not familiar with microservices, I recommend that you read this post to make sense of why a WURFL REST API server may be a good idea and wh...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • We’re excited to meet new advertising companies and help them overcome their biggest mobile challenges. If you’re interested in learning more about how we can help with device targeting, mobile analytics, and high-speed ad transactions and delivery, we would love to meet you. Find Our Booth Our booth is located in the App Planet hall 8.1, booth C13. Print out our map or save the image so you can e...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Images are the new norm in online content, and maximizing the speed of images served to customers or webviewers is a recent business challenge that many e-commerce sites and advertising platforms attempt to solve a number of different ways. However, unless images are being served on a Content Delivery Network (CDN), the images served on a website will most likely load too slowly. This happens for ...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Mobile Technology Startup Seeking Front End Developer ScientiaMobile is a passionate, fast-growing computer software company determined to build smarter solutions for our developer community and customers worldwide. Holding various global awards for innovation, we provide mobile device data to companies like Facebook and Google, for use in analytics, advertising and web optimization. We are lookin...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • At the beginning of the iPhone X launch, there were many challenges to get the phone into the hands of consumers, but one thing is for sure, its select consumer group with a higher willingness-to-pay is smaller than that of the masses who purchased the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. What is striking is that the middle of the road or “Goldilocks” approach really did work for Apple. From our findings, t...

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  • Enterprises and Government Organizations can now Easily Deploy and Scale Device Detection RESTON, Va., Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile added a new product to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace making it the first product on the marketplace to offer device detection. ScientiaMobile’s WURFL Microservice enables companies and public sector organizations to improve their web opt...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Luca Passani, CTO @ScientiaMobile “The golden rule: can you make a change to a service and deploy it by itself without changing anything else?” ― Sam Newman, Building Microservices   Boy. How can I explain to readers what a microservice architecture is in just a few words? If you already know what Microservices are, and I am sure most of you do, please bear with me for the first part of this post....

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Improved ImageEngine Increases Ease-of-Use and Saves Money for E-Commerce Sites RESTON, Va., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile’s ImageEngine Content Delivery Network (CDN) service, which accelerates image-heavy webpages by up to 30 percent, is now available to more than 500,000 e-commerce companies who rely on Magento, Shopify, and Drupal to power their websites. With ImageEngine’s i...

ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • Native apps, Mobile apps, or just apps. We call them different things and we use them all the time. From a business perspective, apps complement mobile and desktop sites. They are natural extension of an online strategy. Because of this, it’s important to take the necessary steps to make sure the native apps, and their versions, are identifiable. This is critical both from an analytics perspective...

ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • Hybrid webview apps are a popular and cost efficient way to distribute online properties through app stores. A hybrid app is a native application with all the bells and whistles, but some part and sometimes even all functionality is developed using HTML, CSS ,and JavaScript and rendered by a webview component. This is why the hybrid app is also called a “webview app”. You can think of the webview ...

ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • Retains Top Standing Since Q1 2017 RESTON, Va., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile releases new global study of mobile data usage called the Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) finding that after three quarters and many recent smartphone launches, the Apple iPhone 6S remains the most used smartphone in the world. According to ScientiaMobile, 7.53% of the world’s smartphone usage is made up ...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • JPEG 2000 Support by Browser The majority  (79.42%) of  browsers do not support JPEG 2000 image format. Of the browsers that do support JPEG 2000, Mobile Safari makes up the majority with 14.48% share. All other browsers that support JPEG 2000 have less than 3% share and span six different types. Facebook on iOS, Safari, and Chrome Mobile are in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places (2.22%, 1.66%, and 1.20% re...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • In previous MOVR reports, we explored how frequently phones and tablets were held in portrait orientation (vs. landscape).  In the MOVR 2017 Q3, we broke out Apple devices from Android. Apple’s iPhones tend to have a higher usage in portrait mode than its comparably sized Android smartphones.  Conversely, iPads tend to be held in landscape more often than comparable Android tablets.   Among smartp...

ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • Websites can use image CDNs and image acceleration to reduce image payload and improve the mobile user experience.  The faster a page loads, the more likely a mobile user will complete a sale. For eCommerce companies like Amazon, improving the mobile load time can result in millions of dollars in addition sales. We evaluated 3,151 web sites to analyze the impact that CDN-based image acceleration m...

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ScientiaMobile
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  • Comparing the first 39 days after the launch of the flagship smartphones of Apple and Samsung, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a slightly faster penetration rate vs. Samsung 8 and 8+. After 39 days, the iPhone 8 Plus had 0.64% and the iPhone 8 had 0.42% of global smartphone usage. Compare this to the first 39 days of the Samsung launch, with the S8 generating 0.40% and the S8+ holding 0.38% of smartphone...

ScientiaMobile
ScientiaMobile
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  • Drupal is a popular Open Source CMS based in PHP that was originally released in 2000 and makes up one of the largest open source communities in the world. By adding ImageEngine to a Drupal site, it can speed up your site, which is especially important in E-commerce, tourism, other image heavy sites where sales are impacted by loading speeds. Drupal image acceleration is something that can easily ...

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