The past decade witnessed the introduction, growth, and prominence of the mobile app development industry. With the rise in the demand and popularity of mobile apps among the people, mobile apps have almost become an inevitable and irreplaceable part of our lives. With such a steady and fast growth, the year 2019 is supposed to bring in even more innovation and technological surprises.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML) had been a dominant technology throughout the period of mobile app development and will still continue to be one of the most impactful technologies used for mobile apps. With AI and machine learning, mobile application development has taken a new dimension and thus AI and machine learning will remain one of the latest trends and dominate even in 2019.
Wearable devices and personal fitness trackers help in fitness tracking as well as offers healthcare regime, based on the vitals of one’s body. These wearable devices can be tracked and controlled using smartphones. Smart watches are able to give notifications for emails and messenger app messages since they are synchronized with an email account of the user. This technology brought in a revolution, since tracking activities each day, and suggesting health and fitness regime based on those activities made lives easier and healthier.
Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses all smart devices connected to each other through sensors and can communicate without human intervention. IoT makes lives easier for human beings as with IoT, we can control various devices using smartphones. Thus, even when people are not in their houses, they can control all devices in their houses, thus offering a new dimension and convenience to live.
One of the most trending mobile app developments of the year includes virtual or augmented reality. With such useful apps, the users can feel the reality, without actually doing it. These augmented reality apps are becoming popular day by day, as they offer reality in a virtual way. For example, various makeover apps use augmented reality to give the look and feel of a haircut or hair color or a complete makeover, without actually doing it. These apps have gained much popularity and hence a trendsetter in the market of mobile app development.
Chatbot technology has changed the conventional way of customer support. Human customer support is replaced by chatbots, that offers a better customer experience than the human counterpart. Chatbots can offer support 24*7 and can reply to the questions and queries of the customers, much better. This is because, chatbots are fed with the specific reply for all possible queries and complaints and they offer precise and to the point response, thus avoiding inconsistency and confusion.
The blockchain technology one of the revolutionary ingenious inventions that the world of technology and is one of the mobile app development trends that will dominate 2019. A blockchain is defined as a distributed and decentralized digital ledger that is used to record digital transactions, without alterations of subsequent blocks. This technology finds its use widely in the fields of banking, fraud management as well as cybersecurity. Using this technology, mobile app development gets a secure mode of operations.
These are some of the mobile app development trends that are likely to dominate 2019, with innovations and development in each of these.