Currently, mobile app development has taken a turn to the future. With the advancements in technology mobile apps is becoming one of the biggest and important aspects of development. Mobile phones are right now the lifeline for a lot of people across the globe. Hence it is important that applications are developed in a way that will help the numerous mobile users. Here are some of the trends in mobile app development
AR and VR apps
Augmented reality and Virtual reality are the future of Mobile Application Development. It has been a revolutionary tool in the field of entertainment. Games like Pokemon go have captured the market and have opened horizons for a lot of similar AR applications. VR too has been very useful for a vast majority of businesses. Building these applications is the current market trend and will certainly be on the top by the year end.
The whole world is slowly moving towards artificial intelligence. Even mobile OS are slowly integrating AI to help the user with their day to day lives. Siri, Prisma, Google Now are just some of the AI apps currently in the market and they are growing at an exponential pace. AI is the future and mobile AI is a huge trend in 2017.
Cloud based Mobile Apps
Cloud based mobile apps have been on the rise since a couple of years. A lot of applications are now fetching data directly from the cloud in order to take minimum space in the internal memory of the smart phone. These are very important advancements as users can now use huge mobile applications without the worrying about data storage and thus make it easier for them overall.
Location based services
With the rise of internet and availability of GPS in mobile phones location based services have been on the rise. Providing location based services is a huge trend currently as the users can be given real-time information and offers. Apart from that, it can be used in various fields like navigation, travel, retail, and security. Beacon technology has also become increasingly popular and in 2017 it has become a trend worth following.
With the whole world slowly going online cyber security is a very important aspect of mobile app development. With users saving sensitive data on their mobiles it has become imperative to make sure security in the applications is top notch. 2017 has seen a rise of security features in most apps and this trend will continue for the future.
With the fast advancing technology it has become more and more important to save time in the day to day chores and use that time for meaningful tasks and thus IOT has gained a lot of momentum. By connecting basic appliances with the internet one can use their whole home from their mobiles. The ability to integrate these appliances to exchange data offers great opportunities for the future.
Wearable tech has been on the rise in the past two years with products like apple watch firmly established in the market wearable technology offers enormous opportunities in various fields like healthcare and sports. Mobile applications are being linked with wearable technology to provide seamless integration for the user.
Enterprise Mobile apps
Enterprise mobile applications are a trend as they give us the freedom to connect with multiple people and help to manage and optimizing business processes. Being able to communicate to coworkers and employees through mobile devices while managing the work is something very important in the current market.