Technology is advancing by the day. Therefore, it is almost certain to hear news about the upgrade to a particular technology or a whole new state-of-the-art technology. Below are some of the trends in technology that are predicted to attain better adoption in 2018.
Digital Currencies: You must have heard a lot about digital currencies; Ethereum, Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple, and several more. These digital currencies have become popularly traded currencies, and evidence around has shown that these currencies will keep becoming widely accepted means of trading. What could that mean? It will mean that cybersecurity will have to be reinforced. Also, other technologies like cloud computing, edge computing, and more will continue to enable digital currencies.
Robotics: No doubt, robotics has been with us for years, the adoption of it hasn’t really flourished over the years. Nonetheless, in the past few years, there has been increment in the market accessibility of more sophisticated industrial and military robots, as well as consumer robots. It is therefore a prediction that this advancement will enhance the adoption of robotics in other fields too, like the healthcare and medical world. With proper research and the combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Learning, robotics is bound to advance in 2018.
Aided Transportation: Although research into fully self-governed and independent vehicles has receded due to a lot of challenges, assisted or aided transportation still keeps thriving and this can be seen in areas like video recognition, parking assistance, and more. It is therefore envisioned that the automotive industry will see more development in the automation of vehicle assistance.