Mobile applications expanded to different platforms and different industries and categories over time. Rapid replace and advancement in technology, results in replace of development methodologies, which made development companies to adjust accordingly.
After our research here is the list of few trends that are possible to rule the era of mobile application development in 2017.
1. UX will gain more attention
UX has been a massive aspect of apps since the beginning. With the advancement of technology and the hot tools available in studios UX will be taken to an elevated notch this year. Designers spend sleepless nights to think about the user event that users find attractive and creative. New avenues will be created this year with under no circumstances seen before UX practices coming to mainstream.
2. Application Security
With the focus on mobile apps, hackers will switch to mobility. Hackers already disrupted the eco-system of web application by their unethical activities adding data breaching and monetary theft. In coming years developers will have to take precautionary measures to save your mobile app from being focused by hackers.
In the coming year, business of mobile application security is going to expand at its most.
three. Augmented and Virtual Reality
2016 has been very notable as far as AR and VR technologies are concerned. App development companies have started exploited AR aggressively. One of such example has given birth to a recreation which was hugely popular – Pokemon Go. Google's VR came into light this year and since this is in spotlight now, in coming year it will be enhanced more.
However, this isn't fantastically only limited to gaming market but also has potential to penetrate in various other sectors adding retail shopping, restaurant businesses, travel and automobile market etc.
4. Hands free devices and wearable's will rise
Till now there was considerable growth in connected and hands free devices' which are connected to mobile application. Such devices range from wearable electronic watches, health monitor devices and fitness bands etc. All these devices are connected to mobile apps which provide various metrics to users.
In coming year, this pattern is going to expand and various companies will try developing new type of wearables. So, 2017 is going to bring amazing gadgets that may surely leave individuals in awe.
Big leaders such as Apple, Google are attempting to attain a benchmark in wearable technology.
5. Rise of Enterprise Mobile Apps
This year, companies have shown interest in adapting to enterprise mobility answers wherein they move to mobile application for better employee engagement and workplace optimization.
Enterprise mobile apps have proven to be a boon in the company environment which helps employee to work from remote location. Companies by means of enterprise mobile apps have registered a rise in productivity.
Enterprise apps lead to more employee satisfaction and streamlines work operations.
Since a substantial rise has been noted ago so coming years more companies will move towards enterprise mobile apps.
6. Messaging Apps will climb up
We have seen a substantial rise in the messaging apps such as Viber, Facebook, Whatsapp etc. Such mobile applications have picked up immensely in terms of getting user attention in 2016. Start ups and entrepreneurs will try their luck in messaging domain, as they will try to bring something new for users.
7. Era of Mobile Payments
Mobile payments have been sizzling since a couple of years now. They are slowing ingesting out conventional methods of charge. In 2017 they are expected to grow at a quicker rate than before. With greater use of apps this not only brings convenience however to take into accounta good deal of transparency and accountability.
Apart from the above domains talked about above, there are ample number of ideas and categories in which entrepreneurs will try their luck to develop applications. Innovation and concepts in any field adding mobile application development is under no circumstances going to slow down. World is moving towards electronic era and mobility is something which is increasing quicker than any other thing right now.
There is no doubt that mobile apps impact will keep on expanding in 2017 with apps covering more domains and business than ever. The trends for 2017 suggest that new technologies along with enthusiastic mobile app development companies will keep on pushing the boundaries of apps in days to come.