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51Degrees

10/19/2020 5:00 PM

The role of patents in 51Degrees

51Degrees has grown to become a respected commercial open source business and although we operate a freemium business model, we choose to protect our inventions.

In this article, we talk about how and why we decided to patent our technologies and ultimately protect our business in order to ensure we can continue to produce breakthrough after breakthrough.

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James Rosewell

7/4/2019 4:00 PM

Afilias' European Device Detection Patent Invalid

DeviceAtlas a trivial variation of WURFL

Yesterday the European Patent Office (EPO) opposition division narrowed Afilias Technologies Plc's device detection patent EP2245836B1 in Europe, as a result of an opposition brought by 51Degrees in 2017 and explained in this blog. The EPO concluded that the patent as initially granted was not valid.

51degrees adtech focused patent granted

Benjamin CB

5/15/2019 3:36 PM

51Degrees AdTech Focused Patent Granted

AdTech players now have a fast, free and future proof device detection solution

51Degrees' sub-microsecond device detection solution is granted a European patent, further adding to our established portfolio.

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Josh Grew

9/27/2018 12:17 PM

Varnish Future Proofing - Version 6.1.0 now supported

A look into the challenges of supporting a VMOD in different versions of Varnish

Recently 51Degrees took on a project to provide support for as many Varnish versions as possible. In light of Varnish 6.1 being released, we explored some of the issues faced with supporting the newer versions while providing backwards compatibility.
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Paula

9/10/2018 12:34 PM

Leading Czech company Seznam.cz selects 51Degrees Device Detection for Publishing, Search and Advertising Platforms

Using 51Degrees, Seznam.cz improves targeting capability and user experience across all areas of their business

51Degrees is delighted to announce its agreement with Seznam.cz, leader of the Czech online market.

Seznam.cz selected 51Degrees' Enterprise solution due to the superior accuracy, speed, coverage and frequency of updates.

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Paula

8/30/2018 4:25 PM

Device Intelligence Update 30th August 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 30th August 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 30th August 2018

51dlogo for device data updates

Paula

8/23/2018 3:44 PM

Device Intelligence Update 23rd August 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 23rd August 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 23rd August 2018

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51Degrees

7/13/2018 9:00 AM

5 Things You Need To Know About Device Detection

and why User Agent Strings are important

With the continuing rise of mobile usage for web and apps, companies like yours need to integrate Device Detection into your analytics, strategic decision making, programmatic advertising and content optimisation process. Device Detection is the process of capturing accurate real-time intelligence about the devices being used to access online information, including web and native apps. This Device Intelligence provides more granular analytics to identify where online content is performing best on any device, regardless of screen size.

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Paula

7/5/2018 9:00 AM

How to Find and Manage Memory Leaks

51Degrees recommends Valgrind to test and validate builds

There are many 3rd party tools that can be used to test and validate builds. In this article, we will be focusing on the use of Valgrind alongside the 51Degrees API as a memory leak detector.