For this last issue of the top IT news of the year 2019, we will innovate a little. So no IT recap’ of December, let’s look at the technological trends of the coming year.
Trend 1: The rise of connected objects.
It has been several years now that connected objects (Iot) have appeared in our daily lives. According to some studies, by 2022 there will be about 500 connected objects per household. A figure that may seem unlikely, so here are some examples of the objects that will have their place in our homes:
- No more remote controls, give way to applications.
- Facial, voice, retinal or digital recognition will replace passwords (it may not be any worse).
- No to the vending machine, yes to the e-ticket.
- Manage the technologies of your home: shutter, heating, lighting via applications.
The list is still very long but I wouldn’t want to put you to sleep either ☺ ! I let you discover all these technologies for yourself.
Trend 2: Democratization of quantum computers
We talked about it in Mars’ top IT, quantum computers make it possible to perform thousands of calculations simultaneously. For example, a conventional computer will read thousands of books one by one, a quantum computer will read thousands but simultaneously. A technology that remains rare for the moment but which should undergo changes in 2019.
Trend 3: The digital twin, more commonly known as the digital twin in French.
We already knew it, everything we do on the net leaves a digital trace.
The principle of the digital twin is simple, it reconstructs and follows the traces left by an individual on the Internet, all the data thus reconstructs a digital twin of the person. The concept also applies to virtual objects, so that the evolution of this object can be monitored.
Trend 4: The emergence of 5G on Smartphones.
Yes, by the second quarter of 2019, despite the 5G tests still in progress, companies are quickly including this new technology in their smartphones.
According to ICD, Smartphones could represent 7% of total sales in volume in 2020.
Trend 5: Is the end near for the translator’s job?
In October 2018, an AI was able to translate an 800-page book in 12 hours. A world first in the field.
2019 should see the emergence of even more efficient translators. Simultaneous multilingual translators should delight several companies that often use translators, but what about the job of translator?
This is a summary of five 2019 trends, but it is only an overview. The year is likely to be a year of innovation: Edge computing, cybersecurity, connected cities and other innovations are expected.
The Wisper team wishes you a happy new year and will spare you the joke “see you next year”!