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RE: Hello all

From: Geddam Karan Deep-KHWG64 <karan.geddam@motorola.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 08:29:50 +0100
Message-ID: <A2C3DF730538484689D92F55C21ED719046CD9CD@zuk35exm63.ds.mot.com>
To: "Gavin Landon" <gavin.landon@gmail.com>, <Lauri.K.Hirvonen@nokia.com>
Cc: <public-mw4d@w3.org>
Hi Gavin,
Have you tried WURFL? Check http://wurfl.sourceforge.net/ if it resolves
your need.


From: public-mw4d-request@w3.org [mailto:public-mw4d-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Gavin Landon
Sent: 13 July 2009 16:45
To: Lauri.K.Hirvonen@nokia.com
Cc: public-mw4d@w3.org
Subject: Re: Hello all

Thank you.  I have a question.  I was looking at this site and they
reference DeviceAtlas.  In the examples of using DeviceAtlas they show
all we pass is a UserAgent.   Based on my short experience, the headers
don't always tell you what the device is.
For example:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:
Gecko/20080829 Firefox/
This User Agent did come from a HTC Touch phone, using SkyFire.   How
does DeviceAtlas handle this?   The only way I can think of handling
this is to know the name and header info for every company that does
this type of service.  As you well know that would be a maintenance

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 3:02 PM, <Lauri.K.Hirvonen@nokia.com> wrote:

	Hello Gavin, welcome to the Mobile Internet
	I know dotMobi well. I'm one of the founders.
	They have free developer site:
	Look the chain of advice they offer:
	*	Starting <http://mobiforge.com/Starting>  
	*	Designing <http://mobiforge.com/Designing>  
	*	Developing <http://mobiforge.com/Developing>  
	*	Testing <http://mobiforge.com/Testing>  
	*	Running <http://mobiforge.com/Running> 
	For Multimedia and video look this page:
	The guide for "device detection" is done by W3C. 
	dotMobi provides then the "parameters of most of the mobile
devices" in their Device Atlas:
	When you register to be dotMobi developer (it is free) they get
	free access to the Device Atlas.
	Br. Lauri


		From: public-mw4d-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-mw4d-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of ext Gavin Landon
		Sent: 10 July, 2009 00:19
		To: public-mw4d@w3.org
		Subject: Hello all
		Hello all, I've just signed up and hope to learn a few
things about Mobile detection via web.
		Background: I'm old C++ guys with 15 or so languages
I've used over the last 20 year.  13 of those years are in Web
		I'm currently looking into the detection of cell phones
from a website, then validating speed, validating if streaming exists,
screen sizes, OS type, etc..
		I've started building something that will capture this
info so I can start analysing headers..
		http://www.dp.bz <http://www.dp.bz/>  - my test bed
		I've looked at things like MOBI and MobileMultimedia,
which seems to be where I'm going.  But rather not pay for something, I
think I can build myself pretty easily.  For starters, I just want to
figure out if someone comes to my site, if I can stream them videos or
not.  If they can stream then based on speed what type of video and what
bit rate..
		Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.


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