Mobile apps have become a day to day part of human life. You can find thousands of applications that can fulfill your needs or solve your problem. There is an application out for everything be it to book a table at some restaurant, book movie tickets, need a cab? or some salon services everything is just available within a click.
To survive in this competitive market every business now needs a mobile app to engage its customers and target its audience.
The growing implementation of IoT in every sphere has started to impact mobile app development. To provide a personalized experience to its user’s businesses have started to implement IoT in their business.
Here are the top 8 IoT Mobile App development trends to expect in 2020
1. Smart home devices
This technology was very popular in 2019 and will continue to shine and leave its impact in 2020 also. Users feel that this technology has made their life more comfortable and has also ensured the safety of their homes.
Smart home devices with IoT is gaining huge popularity among the audience. Smart home devices such as energy-saving, smart lighting, and home automation devices are making the lives of humans easier day by day.
2. Healthcare industry will see more of IoT
The healthcare industry has adopted IoT skills. Hospitals now have many medical types of equipment that can monitor patient’s health, other portable devices connected to IoT.
Hospital floors are also equipped with IoT devices to maintain the inventory in hospitals.
Wearables connected with IoT are also available in the hospitals to track the patient’s progress and his/her reports.
3. Artificial Intelligence and Big Data
With every business collecting its consumer’s data, the amount of data that needs to be processed is growing day by day. Consumer’s data is collected to extract some useful information from it so that information can be used to drive traffic and target consumers. Artificial Intelligence is used in many industries such as healthcare, automobile, e-commerce, and education. The learning industry will see more of AI in the coming years.
Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Big Data will be seen together in new generation devices and making the lives of the people simpler.
4. Personalization in retail shopping
Every business wants to offer a personalized shopping experience to its users so that the users are loyal to the brand. Every time you search for a product online and then after some time you will start noticing advertisements about that same product on different platforms.
Users get notification about the discounts on products they wanted to buy at some time or added that product in the cart. IoT will make the personalization more efficient. And users will be seeing more frequent personalized advertisements.
5. IoT will make travel and transportation easier
The world has already started talking about self-driven IoT enabled cars. IoT has made commuting really easy for travelers.
- IoT enabled apps that help users to find a suitable spot in the parking lot.
- Introduction of smart street lights on roads
- Easy payment solutions for people who commute through public transports.
- Maps that tell users which is the shortest way to their destination and which route has less traffic.
6. Smart cities
Many developed countries have implemented this concept of smart cities to provide an easy life to its citizens and on the other hand, the developing countries are struggling to adapt to this concept.
The integration of IoT will increase safety in the city and will make the life of people more comfortable.
7. Better workforce management
Beacons are nowadays used by industries to manage the workforce, schedule tasks, and see for how much time the workers work in the industry. Data collected through these will be used to increase the productivity and efficiency of the business.
Beacons can also make workers aware of any mishappening that might take place. IoT can be considered as the best tool for managing the workforce.
8. Energy and Resource management
IoT plays an important role when it comes to energy and resource management. Many IoT integrated projects have been started to make the world a better place to live. IoT has also been implemented in many green projects to work towards attaining a sustainable environment.
As people are moving towards smartphones to stay connected all the time. It is the duty of businesses to provide an enhanced experience to its customers. People like to stay connected with their devices so businesses are now integrating IoT to make wearables and smart home devices to help customers stay connected with their devices all the time.