Device Detection

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51Degrees

10/26/2020 5:00 PM

How and why we embraced ISO

We really care about putting out high quality products, because our customers deserve nothing less.

We talk about the day that 51Degrees became the first company in the device detection game to achieve a duo of ISO standards for quality and information security management.

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51Degrees

10/5/2020 5:00 PM

Apple releases iOS 14 and iPadOS 14

Feature packed with some significant privacy enhancements!

iOS 14 is one of Apple's biggest iOS updates to date, introducing Home screen design changes, major new features, updates for existing apps, Siri improvements, and many other tweaks that streamline the iOS interface.

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51Degrees

9/28/2020 5:00 PM

What is Device ID and how can it benefit your business?

These unique identifiers can supercharge your web offering while respecting peoples’ privacy

While there are privacy concerns surrounding the use of unique identifiers, Device IDs are useful across a number of ecosystems. In this blog we talk about the various concerns surrounding unique identifiers and how 51Degrees can benefit your business.

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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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Ali Hutchison

10/2/2018 12:59 PM

51Degrees User Agent Analysis Oct 2018 - New Apples on the Block

51Degrees shares popular User Agent examples including iPhone XS/XS Max

This blog shares the latest 51Degrees User-Agent Analysis including User-Agent examples from the latest Smartphones and Tablets. Currently, we have over 51,000 device models in our database.

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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.