A mobile app development company has to remain updated with the latest technology trends that are prevalent in the market.

Some of these trends are:

1. Blockchain

Blockchain was popularized by Bitcoin.
At a very high level, it is a technology of securely managing the entire access as well as information.
The core of this particular technology lies in the notion of centralization. It distributes the risk and power equitably across different players in the entire network.
Blockchain companies are funding their own niche. They are optimizing the industries.

They are replacing intermediary parties with various small contracts. Small Contracts- They automatically verify the different actions without even compromising the total data security. Filecoin and Gameflip- They are solving fundamental and basic marketplace challenges. They deal in much marketplaces which are worth billions of dollars.

SparkleCoin- It is driving adoption of blockchain by powering the customers to purchase real-world services and products from largest online retailers of the world using cryptocurrencies.

2. Internet of Things

IoT app development is the next big thing in the market.
Companies are making smart beds to even Bluetooth connected alarm clocks. They communicate with the wifi-enabled speakers. Washing machines, microwaves and cars will be connected to the web.

With the usage of geospatial data from the different devices, the companies will automate and optimize systems that will eradicate the inefficiencies that are caused by human error.

3. Virtual reality

Virtual Reality is going mainstream. It is constantly evolving. Oculus and HTC are major players releasing their consoles that offer application of VR technology to the appeal the people. Creation of adequate content to attract more number of people is this technology’s major challenge.

On-boarding of professional gamers only isn’t sufficient enough for the development of this technology.Except for gaming, there are a plethora of virtual reality companies, and start-ups are emerging that create high value-added services that are meant for businesses.
Android app development with virtual reality will increase in years to come.

4. Augmented Reality

The success of Pokemon is the major implementation of augmented reality that has made a wide impact on the society. Google and Apple have introduced ARCore and ARKit that are driving the development in this technology.

The hardware and software are constantly improving. We will see more developers creating AR applications in future. Bigger brands are now investing heavily in creating augmented reality experiences in order to enhance the user experience of their customers, both outside and inside the stores. App development cost of augmented reality based apps is significantly going down.

5. Chatbots

Applications of messaging bots in enterprises have made a great impact in software space. More companies are now investing heavily in developing their own Chatbots.
Chatbots are front-end interfaces from these companies to communicate effectively with their customers.

More advanced Chatbots are leveraging artificial intelligence in order to offer enriched and interactive user experience. Companies are now embedding these bots on their website homepage. We will see various companies across different industries using Chatbots. Hospitality, Travel and Restaurant industry will adopt this technology. More bots will be created for sales, customer support and marketing services.

Author's Bio: 

Tarun Nagar is the Founder & CEO of Dev Technosys, a global ranking Web and Mobile App Development Company. With 10+ years of experience of enabling then Startups which are now global leaders with creative solutions, he is differentiated by out-of-the-box IT solutions throughout the domain. He is known for his visionary qualities and adaptability for technology and trends, passionate as he is he is in every aspect dedicated to making IT simple, accessible and approachable for business enterprises.