Mobile App Development Trends

Posted in: November 17, 2018 at 8:37 am

By: Divya Purkayastha

There has been a huge increase in the usage of Smartphone’s and tablets, consumers, nowadays. Many people highly rely on their mobile applications.  This year is seeing an upsurge in the number of users opting for mobile phones with internet access.
             Many businesses have started investing in leveraging the development of mobile application; to expand their approach in branding, marketing, accessing online sites, and enhancing customer engagement. Some mobile app development trends that are ruling the market are-

The rise in Demand for Wearable Devices

Wearable devices cover dual facets is the one being in high demand. These apps are being very beneficial in healthcare domain. With Apple, Samsung and Google smartwatches already in the market, its demand is already in the rise.

Cloud-based Mobile Applications 

With such an increase in the number of mobile phone users, app developers are finding ways to develop apps that are robust, handy, affordable and easy to use on mobile phones.  The booming cloud technology has enabled the developers to make such mobile apps that would have cloud as the storage platform.
            The Cloud integration of mobile apps requires less internal memory as these apps directly fetch data from the cloud. This approach will allow the developers to develop functionalities with such features that can be available on various mobile phones.

  Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

Further, the trend that has a strong influence on the mobile app development is accelerated mobile pages. It is a Google-backed project designed as an open-source initiative which is built to enhance the page loading on mobile devices. It helps in the creation of websites that are fast, beautiful and high performing across various devices.
               It also gives an option of isolated search index for the mobile web. It reduces bounce rate, increases visitors, CTR(Click-Through Rate), page rank and much more.

Machine Learning and Internet of Things

Machine learning is gaining momentum, it includes everything from predictive analytics, natural language processing to augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Most of the trending technologies can benefit from machine learning. The mobile app development industry is seeing a rise in the use of artificial intelligence in the development of mobile apps. It enables apps to identify complicated patterns and gain insights by analyzing large data.
                 Another trend in mobile app development is the Internet of Things.  It helps in the development of apps that empower businesses. Uber has used the Internet of Things in its mobile app in a successful manner. It has a massive impact on the world of app development

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain Technology is gaining huge attention as compared to any other technology at present. It basically shares ledgers which can’t be altered easily and also helps in recording company’s information which in default gets listed as blocked.
                  It helps government organizations have better financial transaction management, contract, asset management, and various regulatory compliances. It has enabled Smartphone’s to store more mobile data. Further with the implementation of security measures developed using block chains; the data stored on mobile phones can be more secure.

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