So yet another year begin and we are here to welcome 2019. You might say that there is no momentous change in your life but we cannot mention the same statement for the mobile app industry and technology. The mobile applications and devices have gone through constant fruition where one saw the dawn of new trends and improvement of the existing ones.
Mobile App Development Trends to Watch Out For in 2019
- Internet of Things to Gain More Ground
Internet of Things or IoT has already created much buzz around the world and will continue to take guard further up. It has boosted a varied group of industry verticals including healthcare, e-commerce, construction, and transportation, etc. and it will improve the ecosystem with its penetration in the retail industry, real estate, and development of smarter cities. The experts expect IoT to solve the menace of traffic snarls and the problem of vehicle parking.
- AR and VR: the Hyped Technologies
A new phrase has been coined for the AR and VR technology ‘Beyond the Screen’, which has indeed created a huge influence over the audience in recent years. The futuristic AR and VR technology is not only grooming and augmenting the popular advanced gaming apps but have also created a hype around the social media platforms.The recent example was that of the Pokémon Go based on the AR technology. However, with social media giants like Instagram and Snapchat implementing this innovation, the user engagement has surged and the apps have certainly become more interactive.
- Chatbots to Gain Significance
Today chatbots have become an integral part of most of the on-demand apps, which allows you to respond quickly in real-time to your customers. They are virtual assistants and does not involve human-to-human interaction.
- The growth of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
The term Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning aren’t alien to tech lovers anymore. In fact, the AI has been successful in creating a huge influence simplifying the services and the bidding process. When it gets collaborated with machine learning, it can do wonders to any business in getting valuable data and real-time analytics.
- The Roll-out of Instant Apps
As such the instant apps came into existence in 2016 and within the span of these two years, they have gone increasingly popular. These are the “native mobile apps“ that you don’t need to download. And to tell you more, they are user-friendly, convenient including having a smaller size.
- Influence of Wearable Apps
As people are moving towards trendy technologies, we are witnessing innovative ideas getting executed. The instance of wearable apps can be put forward with that view. So, whether you are doing physical workouts and exercises every morning or going for a cycling session at the gym, the wearable apps will help in sending data about how much distance you covered and amount of calorie burn.
- Mobile Payment on the Higher Side
The next year 2019 will also see the increase in the number of mobile payment apps as most banks are now offering mobile banking services.
- APM and EMM
APM (Application Performance Management) is actually defined as the mobile metrics that were integrated into Google in 2016. It has been introduced to eradicate the snag and other issues, which tends to slow down the app performance.It improves the quality and boosts app performance. In fact, it is one of the most important tools used by the quality assurance testers during the app testing process.
- Cloud Storage Becoming a Necessity
As the times are advancing the necessity to integrate the cloud-based app is gaining importance. The apps offer cloud management as there are certain limitations on storage in the devices. We cannot install more apps if the phone memory does not allow that.
- Further Enhancement of Blockchain Technology
We are aware of what Blockchain technology is and how it has transformed the world of cryptocurrencies. Now, as we discuss the forthcoming mobile app development trends for 2019. The financial sector is reeling huge benefits from this innovative decentralized currency and conducting the transactions in a much-secured environment without the interference of any third-party.
- Beacon Technology
Most of you are familiar with the “Beacon technology“, which isn’t a new terminology in the mobile app dictionary. However, the point is, come 2019, and we are going to witness it in a more enhanced way.
- Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)
The AMP or the Accelerated Mobile Pages is the shorter variant of the HTML that helps in high-performance processing and faster loading of the pages.
- More of On-Demand Apps
Within the last few years, we are seeing the sheer dominance of the on-demand apps belonging to various industries and sectors in the mobile app world. And this is well understood that their numbers are going to upsurge within the time to arrive in 2019 and even after that.
- App Security to Become More Robust
Well, though it’s a common trend which is followed almost every year both by Google and the Apple promising to offer uncompromising security features. Above are the top mobile application development areas you must keep your involvement in to ensure the growth of your “mobile application development company“.