With almost 180 billion of mobile application downloaded every year, smart phones are becoming the best gateway to infotainment (information+ entertainment). From giant names to small, everyone is eyeing on their own apps to outreach their targeted audiences. What’s new is the futurist approach of mobile apps? Off late, mobile application is being driven by the advancement of technology, enabling business to foresee their growth and impact in coming years.
Below are some of the notable mobile app trends that will further enhance the usability of futuristic mobile application.
Personalized user experience with Artificial Intelligence
Nowadays, people have less time spending their time on each app among myriads. In this scenario, having a system integrated to such apps that respond to their personalized need would be tempting. With every changing phase in modern science, people are eyeing to have an alike human entity in form of technology. And AI is one of the best inventions in this last era. With mechanism exploiting and implementing intelligence like human grey matter, AI is not only a thing of Apple’s Siri or Google’s Assistance. It’s spreading much faster in the app development industry than anything. For an instance, Starbucks has rightly used this technology in their apps called My Starbuck Barista. The users just need to tell the app what they want and the app would place the order based on their personalized needs.
IOT: A new wave technology
We believe that by now, you’ve heard of the term IOT, the game changer in the world of technology. If some of you are still trying to wrap your heads around the concept then in easy way, IoT is the redefined version of connecting your smart devices to other devices to accomplish your tasks; which are otherwise can be maneuvered.
Several researches say that by 2020 there will be zillions of connected devices including car, LED lights, toys, home appliances, sport equipment, medical devices and other computing amenities. Smart phones devices would act as the remote control for display given instruction, control social networks, update firmware, Giant search engine, Google is now working on two projects Nest and Brillo. While Nest deals with the domestic automation products, Brillo is an IoT controlled operating system for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other Android things.
Marketing analysts believe that by 5 years from now, mobile purchases will increase as much as 55%, considering the behaviors of mobile users. Furthermore, with e-wallets taking the online purchase by storm, consumers are opting to mobile phones instead of using their debit and credit cards. For its ubiquitous presence, developers will require to work more on the application process that would make the online transaction even easier without the need of cash or any cards. Clubbed with wearable gadgets, the process of m-commerce can go to the next level of online purchasing.
Location and motion sensing:
More often than not, today’s smart phones have location sensor capabilities that use sensible multiple positioning methods to deliver information on location. In-built configured motion sensing apps deliver you the closest proximity of an individual. Motion sensing apps are very useful to have eyes on the power-saving, anti-theft, games and security.
Intuitive design for enhanced mobile user experience:
Sustainable consumer presence and effective use of application majorly depend on sound interface. Popular apps such as Pinterest, LinkedIn, Houzz, Instagram have been in continuous process of developing new patterns and designs. Designers are creating apps with interactive content layers focusing on content manipulation. Intuitive mobile application designs create ‘Augmented Reality’ by enabling users to interact with artificial intelligence.
The bottom line is human capabilities are unbounded. It goes to the next level when merged with mobile technology. Futurist approach is not for one who can never think beyond the border, but for the one who can foresee the future.
In this era of smart phones, you can’t afford depriving your users from anything less than smart apps. In terms to make a strong foothold in this industry, you need to cope with the rising demand of intuitive and highly interactive technology. And if you think you don’t have enough access to the right developers who are not well-versed with the knowledge and technology then it’s best you source out your job to the one who knows how to worth their salt in gold!