Over recent years, mobile app development has taken off like never before. Due to which demand for experienced mobile app development capability has increased like never before. In addition to this, businesses irrespective of their sizes are found struggling to keep up with an ever-growing backlog of projects. An untold pressure on app developers seems to be spreading across the globe to deliver ‘Best in the market’ apps. The following post emphasizes on the advent of new trends and improvement in the existing ones in the mobile realm.
Technology has brought us to a stage where mobile phones being no less than a wallet can easily slide in our pockets. Impact of these smart devices can be found everywhere in all possible forms, from fitness apps to the application helping you find somebody to cuddle with in the same area. If you wish to book a cab, you have Uber, Ola at your service and if you want to order food, you have GrubHub or searching for a place to rent via Airbnb. It may quite interest you to know that the total number of smartphone users are expected to reach about 2.5 billion in 2019 from 2.1 billion in 2016. With the emergence of the internet of things (IoT), iBeacon technology, machine learning, Augmented Reality, and virtual reality and others, mobile has become a ubiquitous technology that people can’t exist without.
#1: Accelerated Mobile Pages through AMP and EMM
After getting integrated into Google search in the year 2016, AMP listings have become very important for mobile app developers all across the globe. After this, professionals have been able to use this version of HTML in particular for better user experience and retention. Such monitoring tools and metrics are not just meant to resolve bottlenecks but also enhance overall performance to become a staple by 2019.
#2. Artificial Intelligence will change the tech
We all are well aware regarding the fact that how advancement in AI has changed the way we interact with mobile apps. Several virtual assistants like Siri, Cortana, and Google assistant can be considered while gathering information, book an appointment, optimize our productivity or organize our schedules.
With advancement in Natural Language Processing and machine learning make virtual assistants more contextually aware, making their responses better and more accurate. Tech giants like Facebook, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon seem to have invested in solutions mainly based on machine learning. This definitely creates a better conversational interface.
#3. Security will always remain a top concern
2019 is considered as a year where security becomes a major concern for everyone including businesses as well as individuals.
We all know how billions of users and 3rd party SDKs and the vast number of user data are being stored by companies day in day out. This made a security a top concern for businesses as well as mobile app developers worldwide. Several encrypted messaging apps such as Telegram makes use of mobile browsers protecting users’ privacy and an industry shift towards protecting user data- all thanks to Apple’s App Transport Security (ATS) and Google’s efforts.
#4. Have you met these hyped technologies?
I am sure you must have heard about technologies like AR and VR. The futuristic technology is not only grooming and augmenting the popular advanced gaming apps but has also created a hype around the social media platforms.
Pokemon GO, one of the best example that everyone knows about. In fact, social media giants like Instagram and Snapchat had started implementing this technology – user engagement has surged, and the apps have indeed become more interactive. It may also interest you to know that augmented reality is the best tool that can be used for social media campaigns through which anyone can turn any human face into a digital character.
Chatbots have become an integral part of most of the on-demand apps. These apps allow you to respond quickly in real-time to your customers. Other than this, you can also find virtual assistants the ones which does not involve human-to-human interaction. According to notable resources, chatbots will make a severe increase to 1250 million by 2025. Chatbots are well getting connected with the AR and VR technologies to write new success stories and offering the business enterprises a digital weapon to give an edge over others.
It is also right to say that they have played a pivotal role in escalating the customer relationship management to a new level.
#6. Instant Apps
Within the span of these two years, instant apps have gone increasingly popular these days. These are the native mobile apps that you don’t need to download. They are user-friendly, convenient including having a smaller size. The key reasons why they are becoming more popular is that you don’t need to install them which will make your phone memory free. However, you can share it with your friends.
Instant apps like New York Times Crossword, Buzzfeed, Red Bull TV, and Onefootball exempts you to download and installation that allows you to save a lot of time as well.
#7. Mobile cloud computing
2019 is here! I suppose we will be more likely to see ever-growing numbers of tools and services primarily based on cloud technology. Right from Software-as-a-Service to Infrastructure-as-a-Service, and Platform-as-a-Service, these services are expected to unfold many fronts in the upcoming years. The introduction of mobile cloud computing (MCC) solutions has led to the idea of offering rich mobile apps featuring seamless user experience irrespective of the device.
More and more companies will find it easy to serve their users on mobile. However, it definitely requires more computing power that might even slow down the experience on these devices. So what can be done? Try considering mobile healthcare apps for a while. Examine how they process information to provide a remote diagnostics as part of their services.
Last but certainly not the least, these trends are definitely going to shape how mobile websites and applications look or make us feel in future. So whether you think of creating your next chat app, photo-sharing platform or carpooling service, or any other one applicable for you, make sure to come up with one of a kind.
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