As people these days have the habit of downloading smartphones and mobile applications, mobile app development has emerged as one of the innovative and actively growing sectors. Today, Google apps, social media, and gaming apps are ruling the mobile application market. In addition to that businesses are using mobile applications for branding, direct marketing, and for engagement of more customers, even small to mid-level businesses have been shifted to mobile trend. Mobile app development is guided by advancements in technology. The future and incoming trends of Mobile App Development are:
- Devices which you can wear: Smart wearables such as the Apple Watch, Microsoft’s Hololens have transformed the digital gadget world. Today’s wearable gadget world is dominated by on-body healthcare sensors, display devices, smart watches, and among many other sensors which can be embedded in clothes and shoes. These gadgets will communicate with mobile applications to provide fresh information, related to product and services in the field of health-care, fitness, sport, fashion, etc.
- M-Commerce: A commercial transaction conducted electronically by mobile phone is defined as M-commerce. With the growing popularity of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, purchasing various items through mobile phones rather than cards will become easier and common. That will create huge opportunity for mobile app developers to come up with mobile applications that can process transactions without debit/credit cards or cash.
- Motion and Location Tracking: Most of the mobiles we use today have location sensor capabilities with more than one positioning methods to offer distinct granularities of location data, used mainly for security, power-saving, anti-theft and games. Apps that track exact indoor location presently use technologies such as Wi-Fi, imaging, ultrasonic beacons, and geomagnetic. The emergence of exact indoor location sensing along with mobile applications will bring a new generation of highly personalized services and information. Mobile app workforce will definitely come up with innovative features which would surprise the mobile and technology buffs in future also.
- Innovative Mobile User Experience Design: To have a sound user interface experience, your mobile needs to have the ability of smooth and effective displaying of data. Leading mobile app development companies are now coming up with fresh patterns, displaying intuitive designs and interactive interfaces.
The designers engaged to mobile app development are on the job of developing apps that can win challenges, including partial user attention and interruption. Apps should use technologies which are offering new and original features such as interactive content layers, circular design pattern, cards and manipulation of content. The users will be able to interact with content in more detail, resulting into ‘augmented reality’.