The technology available at our disposal is pretty amazing. Astoundingly the technology has developed leaps and bounds within a very small frame of time. It has managed to provide us one after another practical devices along with it accessibility. Almost things which were unbelievable a decade before are presently in use.
Physical and Digital assimilation
The most basic example of physical and digital assimilation is day to day use of your smartphones, computers, tablets and laptops etc. Mobiles are the most commonly used device which opens a whole new horizon of information just at the touch of your fingers. Similarly, there are online websites enabling us to buy any product of the retail store, booking tickets for travel or entertainment and paying your bills. The digital world has many possibilities along with the physical world to explore and stretch its limits. The digital world like online shopping websites will have more physical products and physical world will have more digital visage.
Internet of Things (IoT)
The advancement of technology is in its best phase as so much it’s grown and is becoming part of common people’s life. You must hear frequently about the products being launched at affordable prices and of advanced making your lives day by day more comfortable. But yet there seem to no interconnectedness as until now smart home technology still remains a distant dream. There are so many apps, appliances and many more things already in the market that they could be clubbed together to attain the smart home technology. However, with such cut throat competition it’s not possible until some organized steps are taken in this direction. Hopefully, some large enterprises well versed in uniform user experience are getting involved we might soon see advancement in this field by next year.
Automation as the terminology itself suggest which is machine controlled, will be the new age technology for many tasks in companies, factories etc. This technology will altogether not only improve the efficiency level of tasks but also set new standard along with it some jobs are completely going to disappear. The automation will be combined with machine learning everything is going to improve. By 2017 is expected to be a landmark for automation.
Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
Augmented reality and virtual reality have been experienced in 2016 in plenty. Majorly due to most famous Oculus rift was released and was also clubbed with many smartphone to escalate the sales. There was a positive and an overwhelming response for the product. The limits were about to expand as a greatly loved cartoon series of Pokemon was launched as a game with augmented reality and virtual reality as well. The response for the game was widely popular all around the world and played by many age groups. Its augmented reality feature was the most popular feature and widely cherished. This extent of this technology until now has not even demonstrated its true capability. Its extent has yet to explored and widened.
The machine learning has taken major steps in last few years. They are already learning our typing methods and adapting in accordance through our mobile devices. They learn the pattern they start suggesting and increase use of this technology makes it more efficient. This also works for Google search engine algorithm to enhance and assist. However, the technology is applied in very few applications to this day but it is expected that in coming year it is going to cross the bounds and shall be applied for any consumer application.
Big data has always been an asset. Details are of great importance when they are recorded in accordance with their time. Since 5 years it started receiving attention and its due importance. These data’s made medical treatments and marketing campaigns much more efficient and successful. But it also had it’s drawbacks as these data’s had to be made graphic so that the quantitative and numerical base could simplify in understanding. This method would not only save time but ease the method to bear its utility.
Today on demand services are expanding and greatly in trend. Anything could be ordered to your doorstep due to the availability of such services like food, car, clothes, medicines etc. This is possible through so many mobile apps available in abundance. This is a growing industry now and soon we shall see it evolve in so many other variants.
The emerging trends of the technology have so many possibilities in the coming future. The experience and the comfort of the people are going to improve on a new level. Truly, the technology has made our lives easier in so many terms. The reach of technology would expand next year and will make difference. It shall continue to innovate our way of living.