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by aaronp
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Device Detection Issues
Topic: Device detection using form_factor
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: Device detection using form_factor

Hi Tony, If your intent is to get the device type, we would suggest using the form_factor virtual capability (which takes is_smartphone into account as well). Also, you are correct that there is no specific capability to determine if a device is a feature phone, which is another reason why you will ...
by aaronp
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Device Detection Issues
Topic: Device detection using form_factor
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Re: Device detection using form_factor

Hi Viant, Thanks for reaching out. To answer your questions: Can you provide some examples of Other non-Mobile and Other Mobile which do not fit into other categories? Other Mobile: A mobile device that does not fit any other mobile device definition. Other Non-Mobile: A device that does not fit any...
by aaronp
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.11.6.0
Replies: 0
Views: 20

Upgrade to API v1.11.6.0

What's new in 1.11.6.0

Expanded support for:
  • app detection via is_app and advertised_app_name
  • web browsers
  • new iOS versions and devices
  • SmartTVs, STBs and other OTT devices
Fixed behavior for:
  • Android User-Agents
by aaronp
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.11.4.0
Replies: 0
Views: 36187

Upgrade to API v1.11.4.0

Expanded support for:
- App detection via is_app and advertised_app_name WURFL capabilities
- Chromium based browsers and web clients
- SmartTVs, Set Top Boxes and other Over-The-Top (OTT) devices
- KaiOS based devices
- Certain Xiaomi devices
by aaronp
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.11.3.0
Replies: 0
Views: 52501

Upgrade to API v1.11.3.0

Expanded support for:
- SmartTVs, STBs and other OTT devices

App detection via is_app and advertised_app_name:
- Chromium based browsers
- Digital Assistant devices
- new iOS versions and devices

Fixed behavior for:
- UC Browser User-Agents
- bot, spider and crawler detection
by aaronp
Thu May 09, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Device Information
Topic: Please Add ASUS ZenFone 6 ZS630KL ASUS_I01WD
Replies: 2
Views: 61728

Re: Please Add ASUS ZenFone 6 ZS630KL ASUS_I01WD

Hi June, Could you provide me with the following information for the ZenFone 6 user agent Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 9; ASUS_I01WD) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/72.0.3626.121 Mobile Safari/537.36: - marketing name (such as K40 ,Galaxy A2, etc.) - release date - release msrp - scree...
by aaronp
Thu May 09, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Device Information
Topic: Please Add ASUS ZenFone 6 ZS630KL ASUS_I01WD
Replies: 2
Views: 61728

Re: Please Add ASUS ZenFone 6 ZS630KL ASUS_I01WD

Hi, Thanks for reaching out! I have passed the provided ZenFone 6 user agent to my mobile data team for further analysis and will check back in with you as soon as I have an update. Until then, feel free to let me know if you have any other user agents in question! Also, for future inquiries, do not...
by aaronp
Wed May 01, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: ScientiaMobile WURFL Cloud Service
Topic: Firewall IP ranges
Replies: 1
Views: 56234

Re: Firewall IP ranges

Hi Rodrigo, Thanks for reaching out with your request about IPs to whitelist. In order to keep the price of WURFL Cloud low while maintaining a very scalable infrastructure, we have used AWS for hosting, which means the IP addresses change very regularly. While you could whitelist the entire AWS EC2...
by aaronp
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:44 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.11.2.0
Replies: 0
Views: 33309

Upgrade to API v1.11.2.0

What's new in 1.11.2.0 Added support for: new robots, spiders and crawlers Expanded support for: SmartTVs, STBs and other OTT devices App detection via is_app and advertised_app_name Google Assistant based devices Chromium based browsers Fixed behavior for: robot, spider and crawler detection
by aaronp
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.11.0.0
Replies: 0
Views: 33564

Upgrade to API v1.11.0.0

What's new in 1.11.0.0 Added support for: - new Chromium based browsers - new virtual capability: pixel_density Expanded support for: Gmail - app detection via is_app, is_app_webview and advertised_app_name - Xbox game consoles - web automation frameworks and libraries - Internet Explorer and Edge ...
by aaronp
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.10.0.0
Replies: 0
Views: 34369

Upgrade to API v1.10.0.0

What's new in 1.10.0.0 - Potentially breaking change: - Please note that this version standardizes tvOS return values for "advertised_device_os" and "advertised_browser" capabilities and aligns them to Apple's branding practices. "TV OS" will henceforth be called "tvOS" and "TV OS App" will be rena...
by aaronp
Thu Jul 26, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: WURFL.js
Topic: wurfl doesn't work on iphone 7 plus
Replies: 1
Views: 59747

Re: wurfl doesn't work on iphone 7 plus

Hi Christin, Thanks for reaching out. Are you able to provide us with the exact iPhone 7 Plus UA(s) that are causing your code to break? Also, could you verify that you are successfully able to run detection using WURFL on non-iPhone 7 Plus UAs? Edit: We've tested the WURFL.js service with an iPhone...
by aaronp
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Upgrade to API v1.9.5.0
Replies: 0
Views: 33831

Upgrade to API v1.9.5.0

We've updated our WURFL API to version 1.9.5.0, which includes some deprecations, added support for Android P and TV OS user agents, and more. What's new in 1.9.5.0 Deprecations : - The optional parameter to override the sideloaded browser (Eg. For WURFL PHP API $override_sideloaded_browser in HttpR...
by aaronp
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Device Information
Topic: add ASUS ZenFone 5 series to the database
Replies: 3
Views: 22609

Re: add ASUS ZenFone 5 series to the database

Hi June, I've spoken with my mobile data team and it seems they will need a user agent string for each device to be added. In order to ease the process, you can send us the user agent by accessing the following link with each individual device you'd like to be added: https://db.scientiamobile.com/h ...
by aaronp
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Device Detection Issues
Topic: Pixel 2 UA
Replies: 1
Views: 17901

Re: Pixel 2 UA

Hi, Thanks for letting us know. The provided user agent has already been added to our database and the change is reflected in the latest WURFL.xml update (https://tools.scientiamobile.com/?user-agent-string=Mozilla%2F5.0+%28Linux%3B+Android+9%3B+Pixel+2+XL+Build%2FPPP3.180510.008%29+AppleWebKit%2F53...
by aaronp
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Device Information
Topic: add ASUS ZenFone 5 series to the database
Replies: 3
Views: 22609

Re: add ASUS ZenFone 5 series to the database

Hi June, Thanks for the information. Are you able to provide us with the user agent strings for each device? It will help, not only to speed up the process, but to avoid any confusion as factors such as the device OS, geographic variance, or browser, on the same model, can have different user agents...
by aaronp
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: WURFL.js
Topic: How is "Robot" form_factor detected?
Replies: 1
Views: 19111

Re: How is "Robot" form_factor detected?

Hi, After looking through the provided AOLBuild user agents, we can confirm that they are indeed bots and are properly being detected. In addition to analyzing the user agent string structure for the presence of certain keywords, we analyze the whole header request which is why you are not able to r...
by aaronp
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: ImageEngine
Topic: Serving CSS/JS assets from CDN
Replies: 1
Views: 59640

Re: Serving CSS/JS assets from CDN

Hi, Thanks for reaching out. To answer your question, ImageEngine does not handle CSS/JS and prefixing these file types will throw an error. However, through our Pro plan, this can be resolved (do note that in order to have ImageEngine serve any kind of content from the same account, you will have t...
by aaronp
Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Device Detection Issues
Topic: Only detecting iOS phone model when using FB app?
Replies: 1
Views: 18041

Re: Only detecting iOS phone model when using FB app?

Hi, Thanks for reaching out. The reason why iOS models are detected through Facebook is because the user agent from the Facebook app, on an Apple device, will return hardware information; whereas it doesn't give any hardware information from any browser. Identifying the underlying hardware for iOS d...
by aaronp
Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Device Information
Topic: Can we only provide device name to judge device information
Replies: 1
Views: 18076

Re: Can we only provide device name to judge device information

Hi, From what I understand, you want to know if it is possible to get a WURFL device by providing the API the `marketing_name`, `model_name`, and `device_name`. In order to get a WURFL device using the API, you will need the user agent or the WURFL ID. If you would like to discuss your use case, and...