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September 11, 2019

Technology Trends to Watch in 2020

With innovations developing at a tremendous speed, there are massive developments in different sectors, including Quantum (News - Alert) computing and space travel. However, the modern era seems to be changing everything around us and getting better with every new trend. Here are the top five technological trends to keep an eye on in 2020.

1. 5G Network

If you’ve started using 5G Wi-Fi to access PA online casinos, then you must be enjoying lightning-fast internet straight from your cell network. There have been several unfounded concerns surrounding the effects of 5G on our bodies, but nothing seems convincing enough to stop the future.

5G’s increased bandwidth will deliver faster internet speeds with a simpler setup process compared to the current 4G network. Even better, the 5G networks will facilitate the use of autonomous cars and drones to allow them to communicate rapidly with other smart vehicles in the surrounding location. That makes it an essential component for creating futuristic smart cities.

2. Automation

Automation is one of the biggest terms in the tech industry today, though it can be a bit unclear to understand what it means. Essentially, it refers to technologies such as big data, cloud computing, and updated robotics. It’s also a key technological driver for most software companies in the market.

Automated banking and manufacturing ultimately decreases human efforts and maximizes the potential profit. Additionally, automation brings along endless possibilities, and experts believe that leveraging the highly advanced technologies behind it will improve a lot lives and make things easier.

3. Prescriptive Analytics

Since data-analytics products started to proliferate, prescriptive analytics has become the Holy Grail. To date, analytics tools have been focusing on prescriptive and descriptive applications, allowing historical data to be arranged and represented in a way that allows a better understanding of the changes occurring. The data can also be used to predict future behavior and events.

4. Blockchain

The underlying technology behind everyone’s favorite crypto coin, the blockchain has proven that it has an integral role in the future. Though it’s future has been full of uncertainties, it seems the blockchain will be here for a long time. This technology has not only been adopted in various industries, but it’s also poised to offer a secure underlying framework for many aspects of our modern lives.

The blockchain technology will allow different technologies to communicate and verify various aspects securely. That does a great job to prevent malicious acts that may occur during data transfer. The concept has been around since the 80s, and it has gained a lot of traction for the last decade, since Bitcoin’s launch.

5. AI as a Service

Combining the SaaS (News - Alert) business model and AI services helps in bringing artificial intelligence to the mass without a hefty price tag. As such, the advances in AI are growing fast in various areas, while lagging in others like speech recognition. Nonetheless, AI is likely to continue growing in 2020, with specific AI tasks being available on subscription.

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