We probably can hardly imagine our lives without all those smart technologies that we use every day, but the progress does not stop there. New innovative tech products appear all the time, and there are a few the most popular technology trends that are expected to have a significant impact on different markets in the next few years. If you wish to know what they are, you should keep reading this article.
Taking care of the household has always taken lots of time and effort, and that is why people love products that make their work a bit easier and less time-consuming. In the following five years, we are expected to observe the appearance of fantastic innovative automation technologies that can be used, for instance, for more efficient lighting and monitoring.
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
It is the development of computer systems to make them able to conduct a range of tasks usually requiring human intelligence, such as making decisions, recognizing speech, etc. New achievements in this field are expected to change the world significantly. The results that we can witness today are just the beginning of an era, but a more significant impact will be made in the nearest future for sure.
Digitization will contribute to the change in how customers get products and services. It is expected that lots of brick-and-mortar products will turn into digital, which will, on the one hand, lead to a higher unemployment rate, but on the other hand, will boost human productivity.
The Blockchain technology has already made a significant impact on many industries, including banking, insurance, finance, etc. and it is expected to become even more significant. Likely, this technology will, eventually, spread to around the world to lots of different industries. There are plenty of advantages of this technology, including decentralization and the impossibility to change data that has already been recorded.
Internet of Things (IoT)
IOT is one of the major technology trends that emerged in recent years. The idea behind this technology is connecting all technological devices to the global network and each other. This is particularly important to those who work with lots of information regularly. IoT will make a significant impact on such fields as advertising, marketing, media, business management, and others.
Virtual reality (VR)
Well, there are lots of movies on this topic, but what about real life? Although the trend first appeared in the 1950s, not many technologies have been developed yet. However, we are expecting for the new innovative decisions, allowing enjoying the fully immersive digital experience, which will change both hardware and programming and will make an impact on a range of industry, such as retail, education, etc.
This outstanding feature has appeared recently. The main idea behind it is to be able to purchase any product you want just with the touch of your finger. This can be achieved by merging one-click shopping with touchscreen technology. The consumer only needs to link their payment details to a general account to enable the feature. It is possible to purchase virtually anything you want just with a fingerprint.