10 mobile app development trends in 2018 that will transform the tech space
As the year winds down, mobile app development tops the list of innovative trends hitting the market in the coming years. Sometimes innovation can refer to small iterations on existing technologies, but for others, it could describe a major overhaul and transformation.
Mobile apps, by their very nature, have always been at the forefront of problem solving, but now consumer experiences are dominated by the latest trends. It is no wonder that we have far exceeded the root of innovation. Now, armed with so many underlying technologies, solutions and ideas, we think more about simplifying the existing process. That could certainly be possible if we keep up with the upcoming trends.
Here we bring you the five most popular mobile app development trends that will be prominent in the coming year.
1. Augmented Reality (AR)
Both Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) have taken the entertainment and gaming industry by storm. Nothing can deter AR technology in mobile apps to gain new momentum in 2018.
A study by IBM states that nine out of ten government companies plan to invest in blockchain for the purposes of financial transaction management, asset management, contract management and regulatory compliance. While other research from Infosys says that one third of banks are expected to adopt commercial blockchain by 2018. This shows that the demand for security knows no bounds.
3. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Through the use of advanced analytics, cognitive interfaces to complex systems, and machine learning technologies, AI will apparently give business users access to powerful information that has never been available to them before.
4. Cloud technology
Cloud technology that delivers significant benefits such as streamlined operations, reduced cost of equipment and hosting, increased application storage capacity, and increased productivity and collaboration is poised to dominate 2018. Have you integrated yet? Do not miss it.
5. Internet of Things (IoT)
The so-familiar technology that has undoubtedly made a special place in our family or homes and given it the title of the so-called smart home is now driven by a major change, analysts say. Let’s wait and see what next year wraps up.
6. Trading robots
No matter if you work in B2C/B2B and develop your own SAAS application, bots will become irreplaceable for you. Streamlined business processes, minimized costs, and increased profits earn them the technology tiara of 2018.
7. Lazy loading
We all quit the app or website that took too long to load images. But now with the lazy loading trend, this would no longer exist. Now images will load only when the page is turned ON. Smart indeed.
8. Android Instant Apps
Android Instant Apps allows Android users to run their apps instantly, without installation. Furthermore, it allows users to experience attractive and immersive applications, with material design and fluid animations, without installing them on their devices. Again the new ones to rule the next few years!
9. AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)
AMP will enable developers to build fast-loading websites and mobile apps. This will reduce bounce rates and increase the level of performance on various mobile devices.
10.Safety and protection
With the rapid evolution of the mobile app industry, third-party SDKs are gaining dominance and apps are collecting more and more information that increases risks, vulnerabilities, and security breaches. This hesitation certainly calls for security and protection solutions as a great necessity.
The market cares more about potential new market value, innovation, and something that has never been seen before. Mobile app development trends 2018 are once again set to disrupt the tech sector. Let’s see how fast they progress.