A s the world of technology is expanding multi-folds at rapid speed, the government and public sector are keen on investing in this ever-growing industry to solve social issues and build advance infrastructure or more.
closely with Indian technology firms to collaborate, innovate and to explore business opportunities in the government sector.
As technology becomes intelligent and cheaper, collective actions into each facet of society is just a natural step. The following are a few exciting technological trends of 2019 government has their eyes on:
1. Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual reality (VR):
Did you know? VR has been around since the 1950s but until recent times the technology wasn’t able to deliver a completely indulgent digital experience we had been wanting to experience. But with recent advancement to the tech sector which has impacted all the sectors including transportation, education, etc. The government uses this technology for complicated tasks and collaborations. Many organizations can integrate these technologies into their existing infrastructures. They can also get on finding a way to use evolves technology and governance standards.
A legislative body can develop an AR/VR hubs that will give unique solutions to help solve citizen issues, develop a citywide AR/VR talent pipeline, and foster job growth. The goal is to form new startups and facilitate existing firms to grow. Also, companies can use this technology to engage customers and increase their sales and marketing efforts. There is a surge of VR technology in educational organizations to improve the education system and learn effectively.
2. Internet of Things (IoT) Internet of Things (i.e IoT) is the idea that all technological devices can be connected to the internet and each other in an attempt to create the amalgamation between the physical and digital lives. IoT is not only business the face of the business world but the system of doing it as well. An example of IoT is Google Maps as we are very much in the present in the physical world it helps you navigate through the road through a digital setup. In 2013, 9 billion “things” were calculable to be connected around the world. The number is predicted to touch fifty billion by 2025. India may have somewhere between a pair of billion to ten billion IoT devices connected by 2025 as per the report.
3. Smart cities:
The concept of the smart city is floating everywhere and an increasing number of cities are getting digitally connected and technologies such as the Internet of things where sensors to collect data and use that data to manage assets and resources efficiently. Governments are looking to explore and branch out not only smart cities but also new concepts such as smart retail and smart venue. The idea of smart cities is to take different available technologies and efficiently put them together If you need parking, finding a specific product or service or just turning on and off the road lights for power conservation, the IoT environment will only get bigger. Currently, there area unit roughly twenty cities that have a considerable action conceive to incorporate this into a real-world state of affairs.
4. Mobile Technology
Mobile evolution disrupted this decade globally. In the start, the internet was only constrained to PCs. The mobile internet users, which are estimated to be around 200m, now they have escalated to touch 1 billion mark by 2025. The market that grew on feature phones, has suddenly found an affinity towards smartphones. With mobile expansion, eCommerce has boomed even more in 2019. Mobiles will soon integrate into different areas such as communication, health education and more. With cheaper mobile phones available more people will have access to mobile technology. The emergence of price-effective good phones has non-continuous the whole net user's landscape. There are more mobile internet users than laptop/desktops cause of more mobility and accessibility.
5. Cloud Technology
What is Cloud Technology? It is a system to store data on the internet which provides mobility, speed, and global access. Although this technology has security and accessibility issues, advancements have reduced the issues which has led to a reduction in the cost of ownership. The low-cost cloud system is hoped to bring the cost of IT services to businesses down. India is supposed to be investing and developing largely cloud-related solutions over the next few years.
What the future beholds cannot be accurately predicted but these trends show a promising vision of the world. These trends will play a key role in the lives of many of us and shape tomorrow's world.