2017 has been an incredible year for the mobile applications. Lot of mobile applications were launched in the previous year thus increasing the demand of the apps day by day. Mobile has now become a priority of the people. With the increasing use of mobiles, the culture of mobile app came into existence. Mobile Applications are no more an investment now but it has now become a necessity of everyone’s life. It has now become the source of meeting all the demands and requirements of the customers and thereby providing them with the best services. In this situation, Mobile App Development sector has witnessed an upsurge as there have been lot of free apps downloads in 2017.
Considering such great demand and response in the Mobile App Development in the year 2017, we have stated some Mobile App Development Trends that are expected to take place in the year 2018.
Augmented, Virtual now accompanied with Mixed Reality
AR, VR and MR were the sources of entertainment in the year 2017. Developers are now working on creating astonishing experiences in AR, VR, and MR. It aids the business with providing a visualization of their products and services to all their customers. It is also beneficial to help the business reach in each and every corner of the world through virtual showroom. Considering such benefits, AR,VR, and MR is sure to dominate many sectors other than games in the year 2018.
Blockchain plays a significant role in today’s promising world. It has managed to gather lot of attention which is even more than other technologies. It was introduced with the purpose of helping companies to record their information in form of an unaltered ledger which is listed as blocks. It is expected to establish a more secure business network with high security. Smartphones are in great need for better security and considering this developers are working on developing blockchain based services which will be implemented on mobile apps.
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Apps will be based on Cloud integration
Integrating the app with cloud technology has now become a necessity in the year 2018. This is the case, because as per the research it was stated that cloud based apps is sure to attract 90% of mobile data traffic all across the globe. It took a lot of years for the developers to explore the possibilities of cloud computing and integration. Developing mobile apps over the cloud offers with lot of benefits like Streamlined Operations, increase in the efficiency of storing and sharing data, increase in the productivity and many more.
Improvisation in the mobile app security
Since the inception of smartphone technology, security has always been a matter of concern for the developers. Even the users demand high security for their mobile applications as it hold confidential and personal data of the user which if stolen will put the reputation of the user at stake. In the year 2018, developers will be laying more focus on making the data more secure by introducing built-in security features in the mobile apps.
Internet of Things (loT)
loT is expected to be quite huge in the year 2018. People today are dreaming of living in smart cities, smart houses all this will be made possible with loT. Not only this event healthcare sector, transportation, education and various others sectors are expected to experience the change turning out to be more efficient.
Android Instant App will establish its place in the market
Android Instant App is an evolution in the app sharing and app discovery market. It works as website and attracts the users by their convenience in use. Without the need of installation, it makes the users to access the app from any place. It has streamlined the difference between app and website. It aids with all the required tools that can prove to be helpful in modularizing the app through which users load only that portion of the instant app that they are in need of. It is also easy to share and users can experience the benefits of the apps with just a click. This will also help users to save their phone storage from unnecessary downloads as there will be no need of downloading apps.