2019 started with good terms in terms of technology trends and updates. Now that we are past half the year, there are several interesting technological developments and trends. Here’s a quick look at the biggest trends that have been controlling the technology scenery in 2019.
- Machine Learning
In previous years, more tech talk was focused majorly on artificial intelligence, but the focus has recently shifted to machine learning. Though the two are closely related, it is the role of machine learning specifically that is becoming more important. The talk is that machine learning is the tool that can enhance artificial intelligence and upgrade it to its next levels. Thus, numerous applications now apply machine learning both to improve services and to enhance improvement on the part of the user.
- Quantum Computing
This is an interesting tech trend that has really gained momentum in 2019.Though it’s still in its early stages, there has been a lot of implementations and improvements talk. For instance, IBM customers now get cloud-based quantum computing.
- Blockchain Technology
This is perhaps one of the most interesting and momentous tech trend in 2019. It has been implemented and utilized in several ways, and several more companies are starting to employs blockchain technology within their product lines. Besides, with the increase in attacks, blockchain is now a priority for a lot of businesses because of the security it offers.
- Augmented Reality
Augmented reality seems to have followed the virtual reality trend in 2019. It has become a big tech presence in gaming and also in business. The tools of this tech are being employed in various ways from fashion to real estate. It is changing the way businesses operate as evidenced by the lack of shoes in some Nike stores.
- Internet of Things
IoT is a tech trend that has much appeal, and it has been having an ever-increasing impact this year. More devices in 2019 now connect and exchange data, and based on expert studies, the number of IoT devices will get to an incredible 30 billion by 2020. This boost to IoT is most likely due to the increasing development of 4G and 5G networks.