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How Do Device-Aware Edge Servers Improve Image CDNs?

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

What is an Edge Server on a Content Delivery Network? An edge server is a server located at various Points of Presence (POP) around the globe. Content Delivery Networks (CDN) use these edge servers to store content in cache in close geographic proximity to the requesting users and their devices. Because they are closer and […]

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What is Pixel Density of a Device?

Thursday, December 6, 2018

What is Pixel Density or PPI? Pixel density is a calculation that returns the number of physical pixels per inch on a screen or display of a device. It’s often referred to as Pixels Per Inch or PPI. Pixel density has become increasingly important as the resolution of screens has increased dramatically in the past […]

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Google Agrees with Us: You Need to Load Images Faster

Friday, November 16, 2018

Right Diagnosis: Images Slow Down Web Page Loading At the Chrome Dev Summit 2018, Google focused on the greatest barrier to faster web sites: images. As they summarized it, “The bad news: JavaScript, images, and web fonts often bloat modern web pages. The good news: There’s probably a ton of room to improve the performance […]

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How to Compress GIF With a Dynamic Image CDN

Saturday, October 13, 2018

How Popular are GIF Images and Animations? GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, has a long history on the web. Invented in 1987, it was among the first image formats with good browser support in the early days of the web. Even if GIF can display static images too, it was the capability of displaying animated […]

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Ensuring Image Quality with an Image CDN

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

To establish what is acceptable image quality, you can use a Structural Similarity Index to score the image quality of an original image versus a compressed image. An image CDN like ImageEngine by ScientiaMobile automatically optimizes file size while ensuring image quality that surpasses what is perceptible on each requesting device. by Jon Arne Sæterås, VP […]

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Simple Client Hints Installation for Magento Image Optimization

Thursday, October 4, 2018

by Joseph LoPresti, Solutions Engineer at ScientiaMobile How Client Hints and Resource Hints enhance ImageEngine In my experience helping customers configure our products with various eCommerce platforms, I’ve noticed that some customers aren’t taking advantage of Client Hints or Resource Hints. This is a simple one-time fix that gives ImageEngine more information on the requesting […]

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How to Prepare your mCommerce Site for Festive Season

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Diwali may be the festival of lights, but it’s also the festival of mCommerce. According to The Economic Times, Festive season sales are expected to grow yet again this year despite high petrol prices and other economic challenges. “Why?”, you may ask. Smartphone users are shopping online to find discounts and last minute shopping, with […]

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How to Optimize Your Sitefinity Image Content in 4 Steps

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

by Joseph LoPresti, Solutions Engineer at ScientiaMobile If your business relies heavily on Sitefinity for web content management, it’s easy as one, two, three…four to improve your SEO and site speed. One of our customers improved their SEO with ImageEngine so much, they ranked on the top page of Google search results after their installment. […]

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ImageEngine Introduces JP2, JPEG2000 for Apple Devices

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

ScientiaMobile has launched full support for JPEG2000. This means that browsers supporting JPEG2000 – typically Safari browsers – will receive smaller size image files with better image quality. According to our tests, ImageEngine customers can expect to save 57% of the payload of the original image by delivering JPEG2000 images to Safari users. JP2, or […]

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5 Steps to Drupal Image Optimization with ImageEngine

Friday, November 3, 2017

Drupal is a popular Open Source CMS based in PHP that was originally released in 2000 and makes up one of the largest open source communities in the world. By adding ImageEngine to a Drupal site, it can speed up your site, which is especially important in E-commerce, tourism, other image heavy sites where sales […]

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