PCMAN – As long as curiosity, innovation, and creativity remain to occur within the technology industry, technology will always evolve. In 2015 we have witnessed amazing innovations happened within the field, which some may be carried on to be explored further more in 2016.
Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics
The Internet of Things (IoT) has gone out of its experiment lab, and being tested in real environments. Google and Nest have released its 3rd generation of its connected homes aspirations. We can only expect that IoT will only expand in 2016.
Meanwhile, Big Data Analytics have been serving as an important aspect for companies such as Uber and Ola cabs to predict the geographical nature of demand for a cab. When being applied to a specific situation, big data analytics will generate insights, which will result in beneficial apps that will improve our lives.
We have been bombarded by mobile payments services such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay. Besides those software giants, there are also plenty of software options that serve as mobile payments as well. This shows the rapid growth of the technology, which will remain gradual in the next few years to come.
Processors and Mobile Computing
A lot of companies have released new product generations such as Intel with its 6th generation Skylake series of processors for desktop and mobile systems; Intel with its Core M processor lineup; Qualcomm’s new launches; MediaTekHelio new processors; and other releases. Users may expect more releases from Qualcomm, Samsung, and other giant tech companies in the coming year.
It was mentioned several times that virtual reality is going to change the world in 2016. Key players have the objective of bringing this tech into our homes to create a much more immersive experience than mere two-dimensional viewing. From gaming, entertainment, healthcare, to communications, virtual reality will revolutionize how users perceive things.
Microsoft Back in Style
Microsoft has successfully blew everyone’s imagination when they demonstrated the HoloLens, Continuum, and other possibilities that users may perform with their Windows 10. They also introduced several products such as Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, which have also changed the way customers perceive their brand. Their transformational journey has gotten itself closer to the open source community, on top of using iOS and Android devices at product demonstrations. Microsoft back in style should definitely expect a warm welcome in 2016.