Mobile Applications And Its Future Trends

Mobile applications are in great demand today. Most operating systems have come up with their own app stores and have revved up competition too.

Research giant Gartner published in the recent report that in the coming trends for mobile application development, money transfer would top the list of priorities while others were Mobile Payment, Near Field Communication and Location based Services. Mobile Search followed soon after followed by Mobile Internet and browsing, Health checkup through mobile, Advertising, SMS and instant messaging and music. There are trends related search engine optimization which are backed up by some other reports as an identifiable trend with marketers. Over the years, the picture of the mobile market is going to change drastically as virtually mobiles nowadays sport dual core processors as hardware which came up just 2-3 years back for laptops!

Mobile to enterprise software is also a good trend which will come up drastically, as mobile workers seek to sync their sales orders with enterprise ERP systems. Most product companies who provide CMS or other applications also feature a version which is compatible with a smartphone. Emails are probably the most popular applications today in a mobile. A new class of apps is in the reckoning which will be compatible and connected with ERP to CRM solution to HR modules.

Mobile devices are nowadays morphed using cloud and virtualization. A single device will soon be used as a mobile phone, still/video camera, credit card, location device, gaming device, music player etc. Cloud infrastructure coupled with virtualization is necessary for morphing. Form factor is also needed.

Mobile games are also in demand and there are many types of games coming up and will become more and more complex and chances are that there would be many multiplayer games being played by many people in real time. Mobile personal assistants are PDAs in a new avatar. There would be multiple digital interfaces, and diverse security mechanisms. Chances are that it would be very difficult to remember and manage so many disparate set of systems. A new class of mobile applications will come and go every month and there would be different concepts in play too.

A mobile grid and cloud will be available for futuristic applications, for sure as most of the companies are moving towards the cloud. There are different communities now based on the cloud. Companies are sure to leverage the processing, memory as well as bandwidth or other requirements.

Offshore software development companies are nowadays interested in providing mobile web development and android application development services. They have the required expertise too and are extremely cost-effective for companies based in the western world.


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