9/3/2019 1:30 PM
GPU Benchmarking and Device Detection
How 51Degrees evaluated GPU micro benchmarking and why it's not viable today
51Degrees identify Apple iPhone and iPad models with over 99% accuracy. One of the techniques considered in the solution was GPU benchmarking. The technique showed promise but was not considered performant enough for production deployment.
8/29/2019 3:30 PM
Firefox Broke Analytics and Social Media
What's changing, why it's a problem and how to respond
Mozilla, among others, started to make digital marketers jobs a lot harder in 2019 when they disabled the analytics tools these professionals rely on to understand customer journeys and improve and monitor their websites.
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.
8/28/2019 2:00 PM
Granular Apple iOS and iPadOS Device Detection
Combining Benchmarking and Image Hashing
8/22/2019 1:30 PM
Missing iPad tablet web traffic?
Fix mobile decrease as iOS13 rolls out
iPadOS 13 arrives on iPad in September. During the days that follow web analytics tools - like Google Analytics - will indicate single digital percentage changes in device splits with desktop increasing, and tablet decreasing.
The change is a consequence of Apple's drive for a supposed improved web browsing experience and tracking prevention.
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.
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.
5/9/2019 3:56 PM
Multi Stage Approach to Apple iOS Device Detection
51Degrees ensure an enduring, accurate and high performance solution to Apple iOS device detection
As you may already know, with the release of iOS 12.2, Apple removed some vital information which allowed device detection solutions to accurately identify Apple devices. You can read more about what changed here.
5/2/2019 3:47 PM
Afilias Technologies' DeviceAtlas forks competitor 51Degrees
DeviceAtlas made a public copy of an open source GitHub repository created and licensed by competitor 51Degrees.
4/26/2019 9:37 AM
51Degrees Open Sources GPU Renderer Technique to Identify Apple Devices Using iOS 12.2 or Higher
The release of iOS 12.2 at the end of March removed the ability for device detection solutions such as 51Degrees to precisely identify Apple devices. Now 51Degrees open sources GPU renderer technique that can identify Apple iOS 12.2 device models.
51Degrees' GPU render technique allows web developers and analysts to accurately identify Apple Devices once again.