Published on February 21st, 2018
The tech trends of 2017 were humongous and very effective, with artificial intelligence (AI) being the topper of the tech trend’s charts. 2017 has been an eventful year in the field of digital transformation and we are expecting the same from 2018.
In 2018, technology is going to shift on even bigger note.
The industries that are going to witness tremendous growth and changes in 2018 includes internet of things (IoT), AI , Blockchain ML(machine learning).
So lets take a look at what 2018 has for tech industry to offer.
1. Internet of things(IoT)
BI report on the “IoT” says that nearly $6 trillion will be spent on IoT solutions in the upcoming five years.
It is expected that very soon all of our devices — microwaves, washing machines and even fridges — are all going to be connected with the web. The science fiction that we all have ever dreamt of will be becoming the reality very soon.
2. Artificial intelligence (AI)
Artificial intelligence has been the talk of tech conferences since a long time. AI is capable of performing tasks easily that require the use of human intelligence. AI is becoming an important part of analytics works.
People are expecting a major breakthrough in the field of AI in 2018.
3. Machine learning(ML)
Machine learning is a field of computer science that gives the computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. They record the data and later uses it when needed. Computers are developing the ability to improve their performance by using machine learning. Machine learning can be seen in many major companies. Recently Apple has also launched machine learning for iOS11. According to experts there is more advancement is expected in this field in 2018.
4. Augmented Reality(AR)
The popularity of Pokémon in 2016 was a prove that where AR stands. Even though it was just the beginning of Augmented reality but it left a huge impact on society.
With the improvements in hardware and software continue to happen, we can expect to see more AR applications in 2018. It will be a market should be looked on.
5. Block Chain
Blockchain has gained popularity in the past few years. It has the potential to transform many industries. The way block chain is, it can convert operating models of cloud storage , real estate and many more.
These are not the only industries that has the potential to grow in 2018. There are many other industries which will play an important role in transforming the lifestyle of people. Some of the the major industries that shouldn’t be neglected in 2018 are virtual reality , chatbots and E-commerce.