This article answers many questions around User-Agent parsing - how it works, and what it can offer.
For organizations where native apps and mobile web are both important channels, the onus is on them to take what they know about devices accessing their web properties and replicate that in the native app environment. Our latest report on ‘Device Intelligence Across Environments’ explores the best way to get a consistent view of device usage across the web and app environments and how to use this data to amplify your analytics and advertising efforts.
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Speed should never come at the cost of accuracy. Accuracy is the sine qua non of device intelligence—if you can’t be sure about the intelligence, what is the point? The DeviceAtlas team believe that the choice between speed and accuracy is a false choice, and an unnecessary one. Our patented algorithm allows for the extremely high speeds afforded by a PATRICIA Trie, but with the flexibility to accommodate the reality that you cannot have prior knowledge of all devices on the market.
The wider the variety of devices used, the greater the risk is in terms of providing an inadequate user experience which has an impact on your bottom line. This means companies need to be on their A-game when delivering effective ways to handle device fragmentation for their customers. Find out how you can leverage your own device database.
Our customers have regularly asked us whether we can index device information against make/model strings in addition to User-Agent strings. Accordingly, DeviceAtlas has been extended to support the app environment, in addition to web and mobile network environments.
For video advertising technology players, getting it right on mobile requires an accurate knowledge of the device you are addressing. Having real-time data on whether a device is a mobile, tablet or desktop as well as other device capabilities such as screen size, resolution, OS and OS version and multimedia capabilities will ensure that the creative will work from a technical perspective and is contextually targeted for mobile devices.
One of the most persistent and important challenges facing the mobile advertising industry is how to manage increasing device fragmentation. Learn about the implications device fragmentation has for players in the programmatic advertising space and how they can effectively harness fragmentation to benefit their platforms and create value for their customers.
Afilias today announced that the SpotXchange video ad platform has chosen DeviceAtlas as its device intelligence provider. DeviceAtlas is now powering all of SpotXchange’s video ad requests ensuring that the right ads are delivered to the right audience, and campaign statistics are available at a device level. Increasing device fragmentation has made for a new online landscape in which users can access video content on a myriad of devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops, game consoles, and smart TVs. These devices vary greatly in terms of screen sizes, network connectivity, input methods, user contexts, and user post
The latest DeviceAtlas whitepaper looks at how device-diversity can be leveraged to help target advertising in a multi-screen world. With global mobile advertising spend projected to be $42 billion by 2017 (Gartner) and the RTB standard continuing to gain traction, device intelligence is clearly worth getting right for players in the advertising ecosystem.