Device Detection

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Benjamin CB

9/4/2019 2:00 PM

Upgrade Apple Device Detection

Implement all the latest techniques for iOS 13 iPhone and iPad

51Degrees released the second and final stage of its post iOS 12.2 device detection solution for Apple iPad and iPhone during August 2019 after extensive verification with iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 betas. (iPadOS is formally splitting from iOS in version 13)

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Benjamin CB

8/28/2019 2:00 PM

Apple Tracking Solved

iOS 12.2, 13 and iPadOS 13 iPhone and iPad device detection

51Degrees is the demonstrable leader in the field of device detection, continually leading innovation throughout the past decade.

Apple iOS 12.2 threw up a lot of challenges for many industries such as analytics, finance and advertising. As the leader in the field, 51Degrees adopted an open and transparent approach to the development of a solution, publishing research and examples along the way.

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Benjamin CB

8/28/2019 2:00 PM

Granular Apple iOS and iPadOS Device Detection

Combining Benchmarking and Image Hashing

Detecting the precise iPad or iPhone after iOS 12.2 is a bit of a headache, but so important for accurate analytics given Apple's dominance in the tablet and smartphone market. Traditional User-Agent based solutions need to be enhanced with JavaScript.

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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.

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Benjamin CB

6/27/2019 3:00 PM

User-Agents and Device Detection

What are User-Agents and how are they used in the device detection process?

We break down what a User-Agent is, and the most important segments we take from them to identify core components such as operating system, hardware model, and browser.

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Benjamin CB

12/12/2018 11:47 AM

Device Intelligence Update 13th December 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 13th December 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 13th December 2018

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Benjamin CB

12/6/2018 4:51 PM

Device Intelligence Update 6th December 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 6th December 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 6th December 2018

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Benjamin CB

11/23/2018 11:54 AM

Device Intelligence Update 29th November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 29th November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 29th November 2018

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Benjamin CB

11/22/2018 1:50 PM

Device Intelligence Update 22nd November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 22nd November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 22nd November 2018

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Benjamin CB

11/15/2018 10:21 AM

Device Intelligence Update 15th November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 15th November 2018

User-Agents for popular devices and device detection data file updates for 15th November 2018