2019 will bring some exciting new technology stories. How will your home and office become smarter? What can we expect?
As we approach 2020, we inquire about the desire of the minds to know … What is next?
Do you remember this positive feeling when you first turn on your smartphone? Or, how about the excitement I felt when I started using a virtual home assistant, like Alexa, who was controlling things with voice commands?
Perhaps I felt the same positive sentiment in the holiday season, with new cool technological games under the Christmas tree. Or maybe you’ve been disappointed with technological advances in 2018 and are waiting for something different on the surface.
For this view of technology in 2019 and beyond, I put aside all security threats, cyber predictions and threat predictions of hackers stealing your valuable data. (Side note: For those who wish to delve deeper into security predictions for the coming year, there are plenty of detailed cyber reports, horrific piracy trends and cybersecurity forecasts in my annual report entitled: Top 19 Security Outlooks for 2019.)
To begin any search for technology discovery in the new year, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is always a great place to start. The 2019 is no exception, with another impressive set planned in early January. Here are three examples of an article to consider for product details:
DigitalTrends.com: Technology Trends to Watch from CES 2019
BGR.com: Samsung will showcase a range of exotic new objects at CES 2019
TechRadar.com: LG is preparing for the advanced Dolby Atmos audio tracks with the Google Assistant for CES 2019
What magazine do you highlight?
Inc. conducted a magazine. Recently asked questionnaires for a large number of executives, financial managers and other business leaders to develop a fantastic list of innovative and thought-provoking forecasts in 2019.
Here are five of my eyes from Christina de Maris:
The year 2019 will be the year when commercial UAVs are actually beginning to begin. “We will see special growth in public safety, with UAVs helping to improve response times and reduce crime rates worldwide.”
Brands that stand for anything will not be abandoned: “(consumers) will support with their portfolio companies that are authentic and accountable, and penalize companies that are not …”
Virtual assistants will be common in both B2C and B2B environments: “Because they’re getting smarter by the fold, virtual assistants and speech-enabled systems such as Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Google Home have increasingly been adopted by consumers. 2019 … “
AI robots will provide better health care: “Patients will be able to understand atomic-powered robots in 2019 and doctors will rely on them to deliver medical information …”
Virtual Reality applications will grow: “” We are initially in terms of what is possible in storytelling, games and virtual reality applications. Next year and beyond, you will see an explosion in VR industrial, medical and educational applications …