Do you keep updates of the recent trends in technology? Yes, then you must know that the recent names to hit the industry circles are artificial intelligence and machine learning. They have created a huge impact on every industry sector ranging from machinery, travel, utility, telecom and even the advertisement industry. And they have brought over a sizable change in the mobile manufacturing sector. The reason, Android and iOS platforms are integrating these two technologies (AI and ML) in various apps. In this article, let us focus on the impact of artificial intelligence on mobile technology. Development in Mobile Industry
In fact, these two technologies (ML and AI) have already made a big impact in other industry sectors. How else could you explain the technologies such as virtual assistants, self-driving cars, chatbots? And have you seen the movies in the 1980s, the Terminator type? In the future, at least ten percent of the movies will have artificial intelligence and machine learning as one of the major factors in a script. But movies have always depicted the artificial intelligence and machine learning as a necessary negative evil. In films such as iRobot, the supermachine turns on humans and does evil acts. Although the general public welcomes the innovations and the films concerning these technologies have become huge hits, it is also true that AI and ML are still viewed with suspicion.
Now let us look into the changes brought about by AI and ML in mobile technology
1. New technology for search engines
So, how do you look for your answer in Google? By typing the words, right? Now a recent method has come to the fore, that can use voice and images. In recent times, the customer has become very proficient in imbibing new technologies in the lifestyle. So, Android developers are forced to develop a system which can recognize the images and voice.
2. Internet of Things
Artificial Intelligence has even stepped into home improvement. Just have a look around the home appliance stores. All you see are smart fridges, smart microwave ovens, and even smart thermostat and air conditioners. With Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, an appliance can make decisions on their own. Let us take a case study. You have bought a smart washing machine in your home. Now it is in connection with your mobile. Now you have switched the washing machine for cleaning the clothes. After the wash, an alert is sent to your mobile. There are times when you have forgotten to switch the washing machine at the required time, and can send a message via the mobile phone to stop the activity. What does this all amount to? Artificial Intelligence and new technology. Please note, every smart appliance is connected via the new technology, Internet of Things.
Nowadays, selfies are a rage. ANd taking photographs at travel destinations, at dinners and buffets, are common. So every day, you see personalized images uploaded on the internet. Now not all images are proper. And when you take the images in a camera, then the persons in the photograph may have red eyeballs. Enter AI, and with new cameras, the application can identify the object and adjust camera frames for different types of objects such as food, fireworks and many more. In all, you will get the best image. The same technology is going to make a difference in mobiles when you take photos. When it comes to clicking the picture of a human, AI apps can identify facial signs, features and you get the best portrait.
4. Translation of Languages
Do you know there are apps which allow translation by various methods? If you are in a foreign country, you have to take the image of a word in another language, upload in the app, and get converted to your desired language. But please note, you need an internet connection. In the future, the apps will work on their own. The translation will happen without an internet connection.
5. Unlocking of SmartPhones
In recent times, everyone keeps their smartphones locked by a pattern or by a number. Then iPhone X came to the market in the month of September 2017. Now, face unlock is the recent trend as far as Android smartphones are concerned. The mechanism in use - AI, and ML. Now you know the kind of challenges in use. You will have a beard, changed your hairstyle, put on a different dress and many more. The identification software has to go through various permutations and combinations to approve the unlocking of the user. This technology will also get implemented in many ATMs. Instead of the PIN, the security application will depend on face identification technology to release the money.
6. App Marketing
Shall we take a case study? Let us imagine you are an entrepreneur. Your company specializes in providing home care services in Bangalore. You have reputed handyman professionals in the payrolls. Any person can download your company app, and then make the booking.
If your company is already popular, and have crossed more than 2,50,000 downloads, then it is necessary to imbibe AI and Ml in the mobile app. The reason, today’s customer wants individual attention. If the app gives inputs of his preferences, gives details of his previous bookings, he will become a loyal customer. But maintaining the data for every customer is a tough task. But with AI application, every customer will have his individual preferences on his page with ease.
Shall we take another example? Have you browsed through the Amazon website? When you purchase a certain product, you get recommendations in the form of pop-ups. You also get notifications regarding your previous bookings and purchases. How is this possible? The Amazon app and website has millions of visitors. Do you think it is possible for a human to take into account all the data? No, it is AI which can analyze the data and give way for individual references.
Well, we have only given some points on the impact of Artificial Intelligence in Mobile Technology. More changes are definitely coming in the future. For sure. For the benefit of mankind. In fact, 2016 is called the year of apps. Now, every company whether medium or small does have an app. Every entrepreneur wants to increase their customer number and get the best Return on Investment. And that is possible only with the implementation of AI and ML in mobile technology.