Access to real-time digital data (no matter how hard it is to achieve) improves user experiences. Better user experiences = more engaged customers who do more, spend more, share more, and keep coming back for more. But getting there isn't easy.
Our top-notch, no-nonsense engineers know that marketing B*** S*** is confusing. That's why we work in the open: open code, open solutions, clear data points – underpinned by a clear, innovative, Amazon Prime-style B2B subscription model for any business.
We're actively involved in standards and debates concerning the future of digital services via our membership of the W3C.
We're making the digital world more rewarding for everyone.
- Collaboration. We can't fix all your problems on our own. But we can provide the tools to reward the open-minded. Start with Pipeline API and see what it can do for you.
- Simplicity. We've spent three years creating an open source, server-side and client-side data pipeline to aggregate many micro services: Pipeline API is the result. And it's not just the data services we provide, but those by other companies like location services – and your own.
- Access. From 30 day free trial periods (with no credit card needed), to legal T&Cs written for the layman (no Latin legalese) and source code on GitHub, we're open for your business.
Data rewards the curious. All the more so when you have a helping hand.
Released full User Agent Client Hints support to our service.
Launched Secure Web Addressibility Network (SWAN) with fellow tech-industry professionals. Closed the most successful financal year yet in terms of customer take-up and revenue growth.
Founded Movement for an Open Web.
First extensible, open source, data pipeline supporting device detection, location, and many more services. Launched version 4 of our Device Detection.
First device detection business to achieve ISO 9001 and 27001 accreditations.
First company to achieve 98% verifiable TAC coverage.
First device detection solution to contain more than 1,000,000 active device combinations.
First sub-microsecond device detection solution patent applied for (granted 2019).
First device detection patent granted and first native app support added.
First device detection solution to add data about device price and chipsets.
First device detection solution to break one million detections per second – without caching.
Meet the people
James Rosewell - CEO and Co-founder
Making the digital world a better place drives James every day. He’s an accomplished programmer, inventor and entrepreneur with 28 years in business. He founded 51Degrees to provide real time data services supported by a freemium business model. Device detection and location are just the beginning.
Paul Ackerman - Finance, Sales & Marketing Director
Paul is the name and scaling up is the game. When not out cycling (to escape his children or avoiding the list of jobs from his wife) he is using over 20 years of experience gained across big and small tech to drive financial discipline. Paul is a CIMA qualified accountant.
Jo Rabin - Chief Technology Officer
Jo has been an advisor to 51Degrees in the past, but is now part of the team as CTO. He completed a B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics with Computer Science, CEng, FIET sometime in the last century and he co-invented 51Degrees Hash based patents. Jo stays one "corner" ahead of the herd.
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