Internet of Things on Mobile App Development
When the IoT or the Internet of Things were introduced a few years ago, people were skeptical. There were even some that think that it will never be a trend in the future. However, these skeptics were proven wrong because people have adopted, with open arms, the internet of things.
Do you want proof? Just look at the different “smart” devices that you can find in your appliance stores and online. These devices and appliances will be able to connect to the internet, further enhancing their built-in capabilities.
Mobile app development teams can create applications that will further improve the features and services of such devices.
So in this article, I will talk about how the IoT Shapes up the mobile app development sector.
A Strong Community
It should come as no surprise that a lot of people are now using their smartphones for just about anything in life. In fact, according to a recent survey done by App Annie, the average American spends upward of 3 hours on a smartphone. This presents a good opportunity for app development agencies to create applications with full confidence.
Smart devices were then introduced to the public because of the prevalence of mobile apps. What used to be a novel concept has been embraced openly by the community which makes it so appealing for businesses and app development companies to create applications that will further enhance the user’s experience.
Uber is an app that was created out of a dire need for transportation. You see, if you live in a generally populated country, you will find that it is hard to get a taxi or other suitable transportation methods.
The creator of the app thought about an idea that would change things forever. Since there are already a lot of cars in the streets, why not make use of that to earn money? And certainly enough, the Uber app was born.
Believe it or not, part of the company’s success can be attributed to the use of the Internet of Things. Without it, you will never have heard of Uber or any other similar app.
Because of the prevalence of more smart devices and people’s proclivity to use many different mobile applications, app developers are quick to create something that will benefit mankind.
A Promising Future
As of now, there are still only a limited number of households that have smart devices in their homes, but expect things to change in the near future.
As the IoT gets more inexpensive, people will have access to them, making a promise to have a better future.
We can expect to see great new things in both the app development space, as well as, other business ventures as well.