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Which areas can you see improve using device detection? [survey]

In a recent survey, we asked DeviceAtlas customers to share their reasons for implementing device detection and the outcomes of this choice. Here you can see some very interesting and inspiring answers that shed some light on how businesses are navigating today’s complex device landscape.

Why use device detection?

With continued device fragmentation, today’s mobile landscape is becoming ever more varied. But catering to the needs of users on different devices doesn't have to be difficult, and it's essential to maximize mobile-driven revenue.

To properly address visitors irrespective of device, companies are using DeviceAtlas' market leading device detection solution to provide them with essential insight into their visitors and customers activities. They do this in a number of ways, and for a number of reasons.

The following data illustrates why companies use device detection in their online services, and how it improves their online presence. 

What is your primary use case for DeviceAtlas?

Maximize conversions 3%
Content adaptation for mobile devices 60%
Redirection to device specific sites 27%
Device specific ad targeting 27%
Analytics of device traffic 23%

The majority of companies apply DeviceAtlas to help deliver their users with a device-optimized experience, and/or to redirect users to device-specific experience. You can learn more about content adaptation and redirection from our paper.  

For a significant number of companies DeviceAtlas powers mobile ad targeting helping them craft more engaging, better performing ad campaigns. Device detection can be also used to build traffic analytics solutions.


What was the driver for choosing Content Adaptation or Redirection?

Specific experience for mobile devices required 57%
Content needed to address a wide range of devices 43%
Optimizing Responsive Design (RESS) 39%
Need to dynamically serve / adapt web content per device 22%

The largest number of surveyed businesses are looking to offer their visitors with device-specific experience. Also a large part of respondents notice that it’s much easier to address wide range of devices with device detection. RWD optimization known as RESS is also the factor driving the use of device detection.


Which of the following areas have you seen improve as a result of using DeviceAtlas?

Increased conversions on mobile/tablet 17%
Higher engagement on mobile/tablet 52%
Lower bounce rate on mobile/tablet 24%
More traffic on mobile/tablet 21%

Other answers:

  • Less tickets opened on our helpdesk
  • More pleasurable browsing experience on mobile devices
  • Better smartphone identification
  • As expected - working products

Offering device detection-powered mobile-specific experience improves mobile user engagement, and it also decreases bounce rate. For other business this means less tickets, more pleasurable experience, or just web services that perform according to project requirements for the mobile channels.


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  • Enable App analytics and advertising insights

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