DEV Community

loading...

Mobile App Development Trends for 2020

jacksphinx profile image Jack Miler ・2 min read

Emerging technologies have made mobile app development more experimental and flexible. From low-code development to m-commerce, the mobile app industry is seeing some fantastic trends. This blog consists of an infographic that displays the top ongoing trends and what we expect to see in 2020.

Let’s check the trending mobile app development trends in 2020

Internet of Things integration in mobile apps

IoT is at the forefront in 2019, and it’s showing a great sign of advancement in 2020 as well. Let’s make it simple; any device prefixed with the word “smart” is and will be associated with IoT. The primary use of IoT on mobile apps is to control any smart devices or connected devices remotely.

AI and Machine Learning

Companies around the world are using AI for IT, marketing, finance & accounting, and customer services, but AI implementation is not ending here. The subcategory of AI, Machine learning, is taking the use cases beyond this level. The future is more intuitive, interactive, and offering genuinely personalized experiences. Machine Learning can learn any process from previously stored data, detect issues (if any) and solve it in real-time.

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

The term Augmented Reality got popular with the rise of Pokemon Go (a 2016 augmented reality mobile game for both iOS and Android). Both Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality is doing well, and they are here to shows new advancement in 2020 as well. Even the recent Pepperfry app and IKEA catalog offer a new dimension to the app users.

Beacon Technology

Beacon comes with great opportunities in the marketing landscape as it minimizes the road between the brands and customers. Industries like hotels, museums, and healthcare are already using beacon technology.

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology is here to create more sophisticated projects in 2020. Decentralized apps are already in trading, finance, healthcare, media, and games, and they are advancing towards other sectors as well. From blockchain in anti-piracy to Blockchain as a Service (Baas).

Cloud-based mobile apps

Cloud integrations already had a good impact on the mobile app development industry. The cloud applications solve the issue of memory-intensive files. Cloud integration comes with a lot of benefits like less operational & hosting costs, improved performance, increase the storage capability of apps, increase collaboration, and productivity. You will see the majority of the mobile apps coming with a more significant database uses Amazon Web Service as their cloud computing backup.

If you are considering launching your app or planning to revamp your existing mobile app, talk to mobile app development services.

Discussion (0)

Forem Open with the Forem app