Day by day, the number of smartphone users is getting increased and experts are foreseeing an irresistible progress in upcoming years. New mobile applications are being developed for direct marketing, better customer engagement and branding. In order to get connected with the customers, small businesses, as well as established IT companies, are following advanced mobile application strategies. Definitely, an effective mobile approach covers much more than a simple mobile-friendly website. Remarkable progress in technology demands businesses to follow the top trends prevailing in the industry that will bring revolutionary changes in mobile application development. Here are the five most favorable trends that are responsible to reshape the mobile application industry:
Smart Mobile-Connected Objects (Internet of Things)
Nowadays, it’s easy to control home appliances with the help of cutting-edge applications available on smartphone devices. It is expected that more than 27 billion home appliances and devices will get connected through this technology by 2020. Power sockets, LED lighting, televisions, sports equipment, cooling system, heating system, toys, medical devices and many other domestic appliances will become a part of IoT. It is obvious that electronic-centric companies will get the support of application developers in order to launch smart mobile-connected products.
Shopping searches through smartphone devices have made online business profitable. As compared to E-Commerce, M-Commerce is more pursued platform. Instead of using credit cards, online customers give preference to Google Wallet and Apple Pay. It is expected that M-Commerce will surpass and darken the E-Commerce industry. In upcoming years, the mobile application developers will have to design new apps that can proceed business deals without credit or debit card.
Cloud Computing Application
The progress of mobile application development industry will depend on the cloud computing trend. The cloud storage application will support developers to design different applications that can operate smoothly on a wide range of smartphones, irrespective of platform and screen. The applications will operate through server and will not depend on devices. To facilitate the customers, the businesses are in favor to design cloud computing applications.
These days, wearable devices are considered the most advanced medium for interacting with technology. Apple’s watch and Google glass are the avant-garde examples. Application developers will design new applications that will connect a diversity of wearable user-friendly gadgets with smartphones for better communication.
Location & Motion Sensing
Android and Apple devices offer location sensor competency and use various positioning techniques as well. Recognizing the location of smartphone user helps in finding contextual services and information. Location sensing plays supportive role in fitness, vehicle navigation, games and Geotagging applications. On the other hand, motion sensing applications give remarkable output when these are used for anti-theft, games, power saving and security purposes. Geomagnetic, ultrasonic, Wi-Fi, beacons and imaging are used to identify indoor exact location; however, in future, smart lighting and indoor precise location sensing applications will give access to highly informative and custom-made services.
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