With market statuses stating that over 179 billion mobile applications downloaded per year, mobile development is one of the most actively growing business realm dominated by Google apps, social media and gaming apps. A number of business giants including Walmart, and Amazon are using mobile applications for branding, improving customer engagement, and for direct marketing. The shift from accessing the Internet on desktops to browsing on smartphones has been rather swift. According to a global digital report, the number of smartphone users worldwide crossed 5.135 billion. With this rapid increase in mobile adoption, unlike what most market reports predicted, mobile app development is expected to generate a whopping market revenue in the coming days. Today’s mobile application development is driven by advancements in technology which requires businesses to have a vision for the next few years.
The increased adoption of smart wearables like the Apple Watch and Microsoft’s HoloLens presents an upcoming change in computing and the transition from basic to smart wearables, opening up new opportunities for app developers. In the coming days, smartphones will become the hub of a personal-area network consisting of wearable gadgets that can communicate with mobile applications to deliver information.
Nowadays, chatbots are being actively developed, since individual verbal communications with online customers are more profitable with apps. Advanced AI-based chatbots integrated with the mobile applications and support conversations, push the online customers to perform the target action, imitating live communication with amazing accuracy. By the coming years, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) market is expected to play a notable role in mobile applications. Without being limited to entertainment and games, AR and VR-based graphics and videos can provide exceptional user experience. Amazon recently announced its advanced application Amazon Go that can dramatically affect trade. Leading industries including retail, healthcare, engineering, as well as real estate can change their appearance in the next few years with the introduction of AR. These innovative capabilities allow users to interact with mobile applications seamlessly.
Designers are also creating apps that can address partial user attention with minimal interruption. These features allow users to interact with the content in further detail. Leading consumer apps are setting high standards for user interface design with features such as environment support to meet growing user expectations.
To help CEOs, CTOs, and CIOs find the right Mobile Applications solutions, a distinguished selection panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts, and CIO Advisor APAC magazine’s editorial board has selected a list of organizations that exhibit innovative features and service strategies.
With that in mind, in this edition of CIO Advisor APAC magazine, we bring to you “Top 10 Mobile Application Solution Providers-2019,” featuring some of the most innovative solution providers offering out-of-the-box mobile application solutions. The companies featured in this issue exhibit profound application development knowledge, and in-depth expertise in delivering innovative technology solutions while improving the efficiency and productivity of applications.