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How To Build Better Car Websites With Faster Loading Images

Friday, March 29, 2019

Why Are Mobile Devices Important for Car Websites? Mobile devices are critical to the car buying process. AdColony recently published its report, “The AdColony Car Buying Survey.” It identifies that a majority of car shoppers feel that smartphones are either “Very Important” or “Important” in the car buying process. Car shopping occurs across multiple types […]

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How to Improve SAP Hybris Page Load Time With Image Optimization

Friday, March 29, 2019

Hybris and Page Load Time SAP’s Hybris (AKA SAP Commerce Cloud) is an eCommerce platform used by companies around the world. A major part of any eCommerce platform involves serving images of products on the website. Most potential B2B and B2C customers have expectations for fast loading web pages. Studies show that 74% of potential […]

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Easy Dynamic Image Optimization with React and Webpack

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

React is a simple yet powerful UI library developed by Facebook. React has quickly taken over as one of the top frameworks for developing front end web content today. With any client-side libraries, there is often a lot of JavaScript from the React core library and other libraries required to run your application. Because of […]

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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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