Technology has been always helped us and made things easier than ever. Today, we can see the technology in almost everything we do. Technology brings a new innovation as per the demand of the people and business. The latest most exciting innovation is the internet of things solutions. We cannot deny that IoT is impacting almost everything, not just customers; we can see the impact on providers also. Software development is also affected by IoT on many levels, including web development.
Today, every mobile device user has experienced the internet of things in some form or other. Soon, businesses will be able to track the users' behavior using the sensor and wireless technology. Customers can also use the internet of things to get the customized and personalized products and services. Moreover, they can also use the internet of things to assess their health and monitor home appliances. Web development and design are significant elements of IoT projects.
IoT Development and Simple Web Development
Web development is simple but IoT networks are somewhat complex because they handle a great amount of data, dynamic user interface, safety and security issues and more. Since IoT web development includes fetching a real-time data from sensors, processing it, and cannot accept even losing a bit of data, all this makes a complex thing and demand a more scalable and reliable system to handle all the complex process effectively.
Dynamic User Interfaces
IoT user interface will show a lot of analytics and collected data. There is a lot of data need to be dealt with in the IoT system, clear dashboard design is the best solution for it. A dynamic user interface will be able to handle the network of IoT as it allows working with multitasking.
Security is always a first and major thing and it is very much important as well when it comes to IoT web development. Smart devices must be safe from any outside involvement in order to keep the network and data security.
The top issue and the threat to security are the Open Web Application Security Project. Proper authentication is also a must for security. Since security is a very important thing, IoT developers must make it certain to generate advanced user authentication and user access management. Web Development Company can help you integrate the advanced tools in your system to protect you best.
Current Trends in IoT Web Development
Effective Development Team
Since IoT web development needs a variety of languages, you need a team also who are skilled in all the required languages. So, this is also a tough task to hire a required skilled talent. You do need to plan out a strategy and which certainly takes time to understand all the things and follow it.
Now, are you planning to hire a team, hold on, you first need to understand the requirement well, study your project deeply, so that you can assess the need for the right talent? Also, keep a check on what talent you already have in your team and do not hire it again. Now when you all set to build your team, the next step you need to focus is to find out what challenges you may face when coding. Accordingly, you can plan out the things and stay up to beat the competition. You can also conduct mentorships and training sessions for your team to enhance their skills.
IoT Impact in Web Development
We can see a great impact of IoT on website development. The impact is growing each day even more. Whether it is augmented reality apps or real-time web, it is still growing each day. Since people are connecting to the Internet using a variety of devices, a lot of innovation is already taken place and still a lot is to be taken. IoT offers businesses the opportunity to broaden their perspective, make things easy and fast and get the more clear picture of the market which saves time and effort, increasing productivity. In web development, nothing lasts for long, the new trends keep coming. Web Development companies help you grow your business with the latest trends and technology.
Impact of IoT on Mobile App Development
The mobile application development industry is accelerating and growing rapidly. If you are a service provider business or an enterprise, then developing an app for the services you offer is essential. Developing an app will help you to take your business to new heights. Furthermore, developing an app with IoT will be a golden spoon for your business.
The main reason behind using IoT is to make human lives easier by integrating it into mobile devices. Today, mobile phones have become an important part of our lives, and we use it for almost every activity that we conduct. IoT is continuously changing the way of people using apps, and the best example of IoT and mobile app integration is Hive. It allows you to control all your house utilities using your mobile device. According to a 2017 survey, around 20 billion IoT devices were installed globally, and this figure will rise to 35 billion by 2021. Here are some advantages of using IoT for mobile app development.
Reduced Human Effort
IoT is undoubtedly reducing human efforts very efficiently. Devices equipped with IoT can be used to do minor works such as switching on TV and AC, turning on lights as well as the fan. With continuous innovation, IoT is minimizing human efforts. Cisco stated that by the end of 2020, on average there will be 3.4 IoT integrated devices per person. So this is the perfect time for developers to integrate IoT into applications with creative ideas.
International Data Corporation stated that Wi-Fi and Bluetooth low energy are more preferred for strong wireless connectivity in IoT. But with new emerging technologies LoRaWAN and NB-IOT, the competition in the market is on hype. So the developers must go with the technology which can create scalable applications with seamless connectivity and latest connectivity mechanisms.
Since IoT is the new trend in the market, it has more threats from cybercriminals, which may result in the exploitation of user's personal information. Developers must look for the security of the app before making it available for users in the market.
Scope for Developers
Mobile users are opting for those technologies that can help in better connectivity with objects as well as human beings. With the latest trends in the market, developers are trying to provide more interactive and smooth UI and UX to users for a better understanding of the app. The latest idea of smartwatches is the perfect example where users can easily link their mobile devices with a smartwatch. As the smartwatches are integrated with IoT, users can easily know read the received message without taking out the phone from the pocket. This is all possible because of IoT and the seamless connectivity IoT provides to devices.
Internet of Things is on the road of continuous revolution and large scale industries, as well as small startups, are planning to develop apps integrated with IoT. There is no doubt that in the future, IoT integrated apps will be leading the market. Since the mobile device is carried by almost everyone, IoT has indicated its importance in mobile devices. If you want to develop an app integrated with IoT technology, we are here to help you with the things. Get in touch with us now and get your app at a budget price.
Jermaine Trotman is the co-founder of Nimble AppGenie, a company renowned for its bespoke mobile app development and web development in e-wallet app development and fintech development.