Technology wise, 2017 is a much better year when compared to the previous year. Although 2016 saw many comebacks such as virtual reality taking over our world, this year things will be bigger and better. There are a plethora of new technology trends in 2017 that will change the world. Here are the top 3 revolutionary trends you can look out for.
Drones are making it big this year. They are being used in many industries for a long time but they have received their right recognition in 2017.Drones have been making waves after Amazon Prime Air used it for drone delivery services. The company’s sole aim was to involve a 30-minute delivery service with drone driven vehicles. Rwandan charity Zipline has also used this trend to deliver medicines and other equipment to areas which otherwise cannot be reached by transport easily. E-commerce websites are also using drones for fast delivery of their products and services. Same day delivery options are also being utilized by Fashion week designers for those clients who demand fast fashion. Therefore, drones are turning out to be the next big thing in the world of technology
Virtual and Augmented reality is the next biggest technology trend of the year. Pokémon Go was one of the most talked about games of 2016 that usedAugmented reality. The player could search for Pokémon characters in their own room using their phone camera. Virtual Reality and Augmented reality go hand in hand as the former can change the surrounding for us with the use of headsets whereas the other can include a 3D element to our existing world. This technology is being used by big conglomerates like Ikea, a Swedish furniture brand. Ikea has formulated an app which will enable their customers to use their camera to scan their surroundings and then use the brand’s furniture in those surroundings to see how well it goes in the scanned area. In the future, this technology will be used to connect to stores to showcase products and to bring attractions such as art galleries and museums to life.
Artificial Intelligence is being used extensively by companies this year. Most businesses are using this technology for customer service in form of chatbots. In the future, a lot of jobs will use artificial intelligence. For instance, fast food kiosks will now use artificial intelligence to serve customers. A cruise missile system company in China extensively used Artificial Intelligence. Canadian companies are also using it to form sensors which will report street conditions in real life! We are using Artificial Intelligence extensively since our phones comprise of virtual assistants like Siri, Cortana and Ok Google. If the usage of AI increases in the future, it will take over the world very soon! What is your favorite technology for 2017?