Smartphone users around the world are expected to reach more than 2.5 billion in comparison to 2.1 billion in the year 2016. Today, there are hundreds of mobile apps and their number is multiplying even faster. In terms of mobile application development, a lot is expected from the year 2019. Mobile app developers as well as gadget enthusiasts are keen to know the latest updates in technical front. What technology will set a mark in the year 2019?
Here are some Mobile Apps Development Trends for 2019
Blockchain Technology Development
The blockchain technology was launched several years back but it created huge fuzz only in the year 2018. The year 2019 is expected to reap huge profits for investors. It is expected that the blockchain industry will reach new heights by the year 2024 and hit $20 billion. Thus, it means, that mobile app developers will be keen to tap the opportunity. The objective will be to make the technology accessible to more investors and people, through the development of apps.
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence needs no introduction and it’s not a new phenomenon. It is expected that the market for AI is going to be more than $40 billion by 2020. It also means that other sectors are looking forward to have this system integrated with human intelligence. In the present times, the manufacturing and the medical fields have made it possible to promote efficiency with the help of Artificial Intelligence.
Increase in On-Demand Apps
In the app world, things are quite interesting at the moment. More and more sectors are now expected to introduce the on-demand apps. At the present times, there are hundreds of on-demand apps. In the year 2019, an even more surge is expected. Taxify and Uber are one of the most popular apps, used by millions around the year.
Internet of Things
Internet of Things or better known as IoT has created plenty of buzz and it is expected to continue further. The technology has successfully boosted a number of industry verticals which includes the construction, e-commerce, healthcare and the transportation industry. It is expected to improve the ecosystem as well. Experts believe that IoT will also be able to solve the menace of traffic snarls. The IoT is expected to be a boon for teachers, students as well as parents. It’s a way to remain connected through a virtual device and know what is taking place around the class or in campus.
Use of Chatbots
Chatbots are now an important part of most apps. These help to respond quickly. With the help of chatbots, there is no need for human interaction, which speeds the process and increases its effectiveness as well. As per the latest survey, the Chatbot market is expected to increase to 1250 by 2025. These chatbots are now getting connected to various VR and AR technologies, helping to write success stories. Business enterprises will have an opportunity to gain an edge over others.
It is expected that the year 2019, will witness an increase in mobile payment apps. Increasing number of banks is now providing mobile banking services. PayTm the popular mobile wallet has created a big buzz and hence it is expected that other players too will join the competition. In the coming years, more and more people will use digital methods for transferring funds. Online transactions are expected to become simpler and easier. As per BI Intelligence, it is forecasted that mobile payment will be around $503 billion by the year 2020.
Wearable Apps Integration
In 2018, a few sectors like mobile facilities have started using wearable apps on a daily basis. These apps are used for monitoring vitals such as blood sugar levels and heart rate in patients. Now, more and more companies, beyond the medical field, are now tapping the benefits of wearable apps, which help in enhancing the personality and style of people. Thus, the demand for smart watches is now on the rise.
Cloud storage has now become quite a necessity. With the advancement is technology, there is an increasing need for integrating cloud-based app. Such apps offer better cloud management, since devices have limited storage capacity. If the phone memory becomes full, it is impossible to install more apps. Besides, there is plenty of data stored in various applications which also takes up a lot of space. Now, with the increasing use of cloud technology, such storage needs are now addressed to.
Improvement in App Security
It’s imperative to ensue that app security is more robust. Uncompromising security features are expected to improve this year. It is likely that app developers will work towards providing best protection from phishing and different illegal activities.
Mobile applications are truly an indispensable part of our lives. It’s tough to imagine a day without any of these applications.
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