10 Mobile App Development Trends in 2018 Set to Transform the Technology Space3 min read
As the year ends, the Mobile App development heads out with the list of the innovative trends going to hit the market for the next coming years. At times innovation may refer to small iterations in existing technologies, but for others, it could describe completely major overhaul and transformation.
Mobile Apps has, by its very nature, always been at the forefront of problem-solving” but now consumer experiences are dominated by latest trends. This tech-savvy era has already taken a giant leap in understanding users’ pain points and needs and it’s no surprise we are far beyond the root of innovation. Now armed with so many underlying technologies, solutions, and ideas we think more of simplifying the existing process. That could certainly be possible when we keep up with the upcoming trends.
Here we bring to you the five hot mobile app development trends that are going to take a lead spot in the subsequent year.
1. Augmented Reality (AR)
Both Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) and have taken the entertainment and gaming industry by storm. Nothing can deter AR technology in mobile applications to gain new momentum in 2018.
A study conducted by IBM states nine in ten government firms are planning to invest in blockchain for financial transaction management, asset management, contract management and regulatory compliance purposes. While another research by Infosys says that one-third of banks are expected to adopt commercial blockchain in 2018. This proves demand for security sees no bounds.
3. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Through the use of advanced analytics, cognitive interfaces into complex systems, and machine learning techs, AI will apparently provide business users access to powerful insights never before available to them.
4. Cloud Tech
Cloud tech that provides major benefits like streamlined operations, reducing equipment cost and hosting, increased app storage capacity and enhanced productivity and collaboration intend to dominate 2018. Have you integrated yet? Don’t miss out.
5. Internet of Things (IoT)
The very familiar technology that has certainly made a special place in our family or homes and gave it the title of so-called smart home is now powered by a major change says analysts. Lets’ wait and watch what it wraps in the coming year.
6. Business Bots
No matter if you work in B2C/B2B and develop your own SAAS application, bots will become irreplaceable for you. Optimized business processes, minimized costs and increased profits give them the tech tiara of 2018.
7. Lazy Loading
We all abandoned the app or website that took too long to load the images. But now with lazy loading trend, this would be no more. Now images will be loaded only when the page gets turned ON. Smart indeed.
8. Android Instant Apps
Android Instant Apps allows Android users to run your apps instantly, without installation. Additionally, it lets users experience beautiful and immersive apps, with material design and smooth animations, without installing them on their devices. Again the new ones to rule the years ahead!
9. AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)
AMP will enable the developers to develop rapidly loading websites and mobile apps. This will reduce bounce rates and increase performance level across various mobile devices.
10. Security & Protection
With the rapid evolution of mobile app industry, 3rd party SDKs gains dominance and apps gather more and more information which surges the risks, vulnerabilities and security breaches. This hesitancy certainly calls for security & protection solutions as a great necessity.
The market cares more about the potential new market value, innovation and something which was never seen before. Mobile App Development trends 2018 are once again ready to disrupt the technology sector. Let’s see what pace they move forward.