We have always seen that one technology overtake the other technology with the passage of time. There is always something innovation in technology.
If you are a business owner, investor or an entrepreneur you have to look for the following technologies. And If you’re a student and want to excel in the field of technology then you must have to check out the following list of technologies for better future in this field.
Following are the technologies which are trending in 2017 and will be in trend in 2018.
 AI (Artificial Intelligence)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is biggest tech trend in the present scenario. AI is an area of computer science that emphasizes the creation of intelligent machines that work and react like humans.
So, A computer program with AI can answer the generic questions it is meant to solve.
Big Companies Like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn are investing so much money for products which are using AI technology.
 VR (Virtual Reality)
Steve jobs had said “When you can touch someone’s heart with technology, it’s a technology.”
Virtual reality is an artificial technology which is created by programming software and shows to the user in such a way that the user belief and accepts it as a real environment.
Virtual Reality is nothing but a 3-D view. So when a user can see any view in 3-D then it became very easy to understand.
Examples of VR products are,
- Microsoft HoloLens
- Sony’s Project Morpheus
- Samsung GearVR
- Google Cardboard
 Machine Learning
Machine learning is a subpart of AI as it teaches computer by itself without much computer programming. In short, programs can be learnt, grow, change, and develop by themselves.
Machine learning is famous since past many years. It rocked in the past and it will rock in future as well. The Best example of machine learning is Google’s search engine.
 IoT(Internet of Things)
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of some devices, mechanical machines, digital machines, real time objects, that are provided with the ability to transfer data over the network without a person to person communication and even without person to computer interaction.
So using IoT we can save time and also human resource so for those who are looking for startups should definitely go through it.
Big companies (Google, Amazon and Apple) just starting involving in IoT so we can see some major advancements in future.
 Integration of Physical-Digital
We have seen that the Products of Apple, Google and Samsung are user-friendly. Now, what is the meaning of User-friendly? It means that users can easily use and access everything in one click.
Mobile companies are working on the integration of physical and digital more integration means more user-friendly.
 Digital Twin
We can say digital twin is a bridge between physical and digital world.
Digital twin is a digital copy of physical things, software or systems. We can say Digital twin is an integration of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning with data to make living digital simulation models that updates when their physical appearance change.
For more details check Gartner’s article.
 Platforms which uses Digital Technology
We have to put digital technology in this list because it is an always be trends.
Digital technology platforms fulfils basic requirements for a digital business and are a critical enabler to become a digital business. In short digital platform refers to the software or hardware of a site. Ex. Apple, Google and Facebook are a digital platform.
 Intelligent Applications / Softwares
Intelligent Applications and Softwares will be the biggest trends in upcoming years and with AI it will make routine tasks easier.
 Technology on User Requirements
Technology on user requirements will always be in trends because everyone likes that their requirement must be fulfilled and satisfied and if a product/technology fulfil a large number of user’s need than no one can stop it to became trending.
People who are belonging to the field of technology even they can’t predict the new technology. Inventions can come from anywhere. But as per today’s market analysis if you are a business owner or a student you can prepare your goal from the above trending technologies.