Mobile App Development Trends That’ll Continue to Rule in 2017

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The tremendous increase in the smartphone usage is very helpful, if you are a digital marketer or app development company.

From the past couple of years’ technologies are changing frequently. Companies using web application moved to mobile application. Mobile application expanded to different platforms and different technologies and categories. Rapid change and advancement in technology, results in change of development methodologies, which made development companies to adjust accordingly.

After our research here we bring you the list of few trends that are likely to rule the era of mobile application development in 2017.


Mobile App Development Trends That’ll Continue to Rule in 2017


1. UX will gain more attention

Over a long decade since web and mobile came into spotlight, designers come across several design patterns, which need to be implemented either in your mobile application. With the advancement of technology, this practise of enhancing the user experience will grow further.

Designers spend sleepless nights to think about the user experience that user of mobile app finds attractive and creative. However, with the coming year UI is going to be enhanced more with fresh and creative ideas.

Our team at Promatics, is ready to adapt to new features and deliver best results, helping you to revolutionize your mobile application.


2. Application Security

With the advancement of technology, hackers will switch to mobility. Hackers already disrupted the eco-system of web application by their unethical activities including data breaching and in coming years you need to take precautionary measures to save your mobile app from being targeted by hackers.
In the coming year, business of mobile application security is going to expand at its most.


3. Augmented and Virtual Reality

Overall if entire year is considered, 2016 has been very impressive as far as AR and VR technologies are concerned.  Companies have started to give their best effort in enhancing and creating a history in this technology. One of such example has given birth to a game based on virtual Reality- 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 is not only limited to gaming industry but also has potential to intensify various sectors including retail shopping, restaurant business, automobile industry etc.


4. Hands free devices and wearable’s will rise

Till now there has been considerable growth in connected and hands free devices’ which are connected to mobile application. Such devices range from wearable digital watch, health monitor device, fitness devices etc. All these devices are connected to mobile application.

In coming year, this trend is going to expand and various companies will try something new in different fields. So, 2017 is going to bring amazing gadgets which will surely leave people shocked.

Big leaders such as Apple, Google are trying to attain a benchmark in wearable technology. Such as fitness tracking device can be replaced by fitness tracking application. No doubt this technology is going to make such things, which will be a choice for users.


5. Rise of Enterprise Mobile Apps

This year, companies have shown interest in adapting to enterprise mobility solutions wherein they moved to mobile application for better employee engagement and workplace optimization.

Enterprise mobile apps have proven to be a boon in the corporate environment which facilitates employee to work from remote location. Companies using enterprise mobile apps have registered a rise in productivity.

Till now, not only large corporate but also small enterprises have shown interest towards enterprise mobile apps for their business to gain more employee satisfaction and to streamline work operations.

Since a considerable rise has been noted in the past so coming years more company will move towards enterprise mobile apps. So this is not going to fall down but it is going to enhance and rise amazingly.


6. Messaging App will climb up

We have seen a considerable rise in the messaging app such as Viber, Facebook, Whatsapp etc. Such mobile applications has picked up a remarkable speed in terms of getting user attention in 2016, Since this trend has recently came in demand so in coming year this trend is going to rise more. Companies in this business will try their luck in messaging domain, as they will try to bring something new for users.


7. Era of Mobile Payment

Till now we have seen many channels contributing in financial transaction on the go. Recently people came across many such applications such as PayTM, Freecharge etc. This channel of payment has succeeded to attract people in a huge mass. Companies will try their luck to introduce new applications which can contribute towards financial transactions in a digital way.


Apart from the above domains mentioned above, there are ample number of ideas and categories in which entrepreneurs will try their luck to develop applications. Innovations and ideas in any field including mobile application development is never going to be down. World is moving towards digital era and mobility is something which gathers people in a huge mass.

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Gagandeep Sethi

Project Manager

With an ability to learn and apply, passion for coding and development, Gagandeep Sethi has made his way from a trainee to Tech Lead at Promatics. He stands at the forefront of the fatest moving technology industry trend: hybrid mobility solutions. He has good understanding of analyzing technical needs of clients and proposing the best solutions. Having demonstrated experience in building hybroid apps using Phonegap and Ionic, his work is well appreciated by his clients. Gagandeep holds master’s degree in Computer Application. When he is not at work, he loves to listen to music and hang out with friends.

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