Tech trends that everyone’s talking about

Future generations will describe our current world as the Golden Age of Technology’ and rightly so! Ours is an age of technology wherein new and improved gadgets and software hit the markets at an astounding pace, paving the way for newer enhancements and innovations.

The dynamics of technology are simply incredible. For example, the first mobile phone was invented in 1973, around 40 years ago and already the mobiles of our time can function like mini-computers with advance applications like navigation, computing, banking, recording, etc. And apparently, our cell phone manufacturing giants are not quite finished yet! Each month (if not each day) witnesses the development of novel software and hardware, further propelling the amount of functions that one single gadget can achieve much further than previously thought possible.

Information Technology (IT) has carved out a niche for itself in the private and public sectors, making it indispensable. With a field so widespread, countless possibilities for science fiction-type technologies coming into existence is extremely exciting, especially if you are a fan of the Back to the Future movies series and always wanted a hoover-board’. Listed below are a few thrilling tech trends that have got everyone talking about them.

1.Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT is one of the most talked about tech trends that has almost everyone shaking with anticipation. Creating smart cities and smart homes through the use of cloud services, which analyse and interpret the data collected by sensors and instruct machines on the optimum level of functioning, is finally just within reach.

Earlier the problem was lack of collaboration and increasing competition with negligible solutions to creating a single user experience for almost everything thanks to the improvement in it infrastructure services . However, the trend has changed with tech gurus working together to make IoT a reality.

2.Automation

The field of automation is taking huge strides forward with a multitude of automated services, noteworthy of which is the Autonomous car’ or the Driverless car’. The technology was developed back in the 1980s and has now come a long way, with its current application being cars which don’t require human involvement. Most recently, Uber has unveiled its self-driving car which is still in the testing phase. By 2030, predictions of a cleaner, safer and highly efficient road environment are likely to come true.

3.Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual reality (VR)

AR and VR have gained popularity and soon will begin to find applications in businesses, interactions, social events, etc. With exceedingly well received AR games like Pokmon Go, it’s only a matter of time till the really good stuff hits the markets. Developers have envisioned that AR and VR will revolutionize the manner in which businesses, production, training programmes, etc. are conducted.

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