Mobile apps development have become a very important part of the software development companies. This has also been influenced by the rising demand of mobility solution in the last five years. At the beginning of 2014, Apple and Google stores were seen to be offering more than 1 million apps. Free apps and paid apps, both are actually hitting the ceiling in terms of downloads per day. Mobility has gained the status of being the most disruptive innovation of technology at the present scenario. The growth of mobile devices from accessing business email and data to on the move has been immense. Mobility solution is a process through which organizations leverage conceptual data and reach out to the customers in an effective manner. Mobile technologies come with the feature of conducting business their own location, have the capability of unlocking immense business values and provided innovative solution for business growth.
Mobile App Development Company
Idea centric mobile apps are attracting huge investments and incredible acquisitions. Some were lucky enough to make billions of dollars in revenues. In 2013, Apple has paid iOS developers $8bn. It’s going to increase in 2014. Photo-sharing, health-care, freemium game, business and messaging apps are definitely going to make money. Mobile app development companies are very focused on these verticals.
Messaging apps is the craze in 2014. Apps like WeChat, WhatsApp and BBM rule the roost. The specialty is that all new messaging apps gives the user much more than messaging. They provide games, shopping, music, images, video and social media. Mobile app developers are anxiously waiting for google glass to make apps for it.
Educational apps are going to be prominent in 2014. As more and more students in more countries going to possess mobile devices, edu apps will become a rage. Innumerable apps will be needed to cater to existing curriculum.
Apps will conquer offices soon. Enterprise apps developed by companies are intended only to their staff. So many innovative apps in the enterprise sector won’t attract public or media attention. With more and more tablets appearing in office more apps will accompany them, but you won’t see them in app stores.
Businesses will soon understand the value of HTML5 development and its usage will increase in the enterprise. Application development and delivery may shift to the cloud. Business applications may get consumerized. Next 6 months of 2014 will be very interesting to watch.
Impact of Virtual Reality on eCommerce market
It is expected that dozens of virtual reality devices get published within two years. Oculus Rift, the latest development in VR is paving a new path for online advertising. This will help to connect video channels, social media platforms and direct messaging and thereby provide a new era of eCommerce marketing. By adopting this technology, travel companies can give visual ecstasy to the customers before they plan to place their travel bookings.
Author is a senior business analyst and an expert in native mobile app development.
Mobile payments are expected to gain traction.
In 2019, we will see the increase in the number of payments through mobile apps as most banks are now offering mobile banking services. Moreover, mobile wallets like Paytm have already created a loud buzz at the center and so we can expect some other players from mcommerce too joining the competition. Within the coming years, more and more people will be going to digital methods where the transfer of funds and transaction becomes a cakewalk. According to a recent report, the mobile payment is forecasted to reach $503 billion by 2020 with a compound annual growth rate of 80% between 2015-2020.