If we consider the recent past to be a reasonably accurate indicator of the things to come, we can safely say that the mobile application development industry is all set for a new era. The most probable mobile app development trends 2020 should continue the reshaping and restructuring of the most viable and noteworthy practices within the sector.
Coming up with new ideas, incessant innovation and the incorporation of the most relevant technology for truly scalable, comprehensive and genuinely seamless mobile apps will continue to be the mantra driving the mobile app development trends 2020.
Simultaneously, the focus on excellent user experience and super-friendly user interfaces are also bound to continue because of the consumer-centric approach that all leading service providers like AAPNA Infotech in this sector have adopted.
At this moment, several big-eyed questions are staring at the mobile application development sector right into their eyes. What’s next? How is 2020 going to be different from 2019? What will be the benchmarks differentiating the best mobile apps from the rest?
Hold your horses and take a look at who we think will be the biggest players in the year ahead.
Beacon technology arrives on stage
Beacon technology is immensely promising and full of unharnessed potential. Without a shred of doubt, most experts will categorise it as one of the top most mobile app development trends in 2020. Essentially, beacon technology refers to the use of wireless transmitters that can transmit signals using their Bluetooth capabilities.
AAPNA has recently done a research on how to develop mobile app with beacons for Indoor Navigation/GPS. We have found the following technology partners are providing services, for instance, HERE MAP, and Navigine Map. The features that can be developed for such a solution includes Navigation and Route generation, Proximity based notification, Parking details, find vehicle information, venue positioning, etc.
Prominent business sectors such as healthcare, retail sales, hotels and even museums can benefit to a great extent by adopting Beacon Technology in their mobile apps. AAPNA Infotech is holding this beacon through their work in mobile app development, and you can learn more about their cutting edge work here.
Proliferation of wearable devices
Fitness trackers, bands, smartwatches and other wearable devices have been on the landscape of mobile app developments for quite a while but their penetration into the consumer markets has a lot of room for improvement. They have already made significant inroads when it comes to the way people interact and communicate with mobile devices.
As per reports of Statista, in 2019, wearable devices garnered revenues over 33 billion USD. In 2020, these figures are expected to go up by more than 35 percent, according to survey reports of Business Insider. So, all in all, wearable devices will be major change-makers in mobile app development trends 2020, and if you want to be ahead in this race, please contact AAPNA Infotech for all your mobile app development requirements.
The long-awaited move from 4G to 5G
The need for speed in all aspects of human life is more evident today than ever before. And, the mobile app development industry is responding by shifting from 4G to newer landscapes. Yes, 5G wireless networks are still far away from becoming the dominant force but industry leaders are all geared up to present their dedicated chips with 5G capabilities.
It must also be noted that speed is not the only difference 5G wireless networks will create. Impenetrable data security, excellence in Augmented Reality modules and supreme quality in 3D gaming should be the other most evident impacts of 5G wireless networks.
Next Generation Messaging service – Chatbots
Machine Learning based chatbot maximizes productivity and faster spread of information. They can be deployed across various vertical domains, as they can take care of multiple services such as concerns, customer care and suggestions, reservation, merchant services, etc. They are easily integrated to existing mobile applications, and Websites. Due to their 24*7 availability, and better engagement they solidify long term relationship. Chatbot development is trending through various frameworks such as DialogFlow, IBM Watson, and Azure Bot Framework.
EMM and APM to make their presence felt
All reasonable predictions about mobile app development trends 2020 will be incomplete without an appropriate focus on Enterprise Mobile Management. Simultaneously, optimum placing optimum significance on Application Performance Management is equally important.
APM was introduced by Google in 2016 with the primary focus on enhancing the performance of different mobile apps by removing unwanted snags from the picture. Using APM during testing of mobile apps also helps in the detection and removal of glitches.
EMM is one of the most effective methods that businesses can use for creating seamless processes with excellent mobile computing practices. Together, EMM and APM promote the highest standards in maintenance of mobile applications and help in making the mobile apps more secure and safer. Business can also rest assured about better management of finances with these technologies.
Other technologies such as AI, Internet of Things, cloud, predictive analytics and blockchain will continue to be an integral part of mobile app development trends 2020. Leading service providers like AAPNA Infotech have already made excellent use of these technologies, and you can learn more about their success stories on Case Studies and make them your partner for mobile app development needs.
Their impact has been well-documented and analysed in great depth by numerous pundits worldwide in the recent past. The trends discussed in this article are comparatively lesser known and need to be explored.
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