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Top New Technology 2019: What You Need to Know

Top New Technology 2019: What You Need to Know

For the tech industry, entrepreneurs are aware that 2019 is a big year for implementing long-hyped innovations. This presents numerous chances yet in addition, possible traps. New technology for 2019 is presently developing at such a quick pace, it’s important to foresee them so that we can enable quicker change and advancement.

Let’s take a look at the new technologies you should look out for in 2019. These are the ones that will contribute to creating jobs in the future.

1) Artificial intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence has continued to surface as an emerging tech trend in recent years. AI are  systems built with human attributes, enabling them to performs tasks such as speaking, reading, seeing and even recognising emotion. They can also “learn” from repeated interactions. AI is able to perform these tasks more precisely and a lot quicker than humans. Aside from consumer use, AI is also used to schedule modes of transport, assess business risks, predict routine maintenance requirements, and improve energy efficiency, among many other money-saving tasks. Analysts predict that in years to come, AI will be used by all products one way or the other.

2) Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT as a new technology helps to connect people, devices, content and services altogether, thus providing a smart system for living and working. Smart homes, smart cars, and even more devices and fields are all part of the IoT system. This technology is currently seen as a gateway for new business models, likewise influencing other disciplines such as economics, business, and politics. It will also make available access to a rich stream of data created by IoT applications.

3) 5G network

With the arrival of 5G networks, edge computing has been a game changer. Providing super-fast mobile broadband connection, 5G delivers around 20 gigabits per second into the hands of the everyday mobile internet user. 2019 will introduce the first 5G-capable smartphones and network services to nearly every major metropolitan area and its nearby suburbs, thereby enhancing the concept of a smart city.

There are technologies already in place that would meet 5G specifications. The likes of Google, Apple, and Samsung are already working to roll out their 5G smartphones this 2019. 5G will also have a great impact on IoT.


4) Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

RPA will threaten the jobs of around 9% of the global workforce, especially in the legal and finance industry. RPA uses software to automate business processes, such as interpreting applications, processing transactions, dealing with data, and even replying emails. Automation will be a key focus of technological change this year, having both global economic and social consequences. In 2019, we’ll see more tools and apps automating lives in many ways for consumers and business owners. Despite altering existing jobs, RPA is also creating new ones for IT experts. These job positions include developers, business analysts, solution architects, and many more.

5) Augmented reality (AR)

Augmented reality has just hit the market combining real-time 3D vision, sound, haptics and location data. This enables people to immerse themselves elsewhere, respond to what’s around them, and alter their virtual environment in real-time. There’ll be a continued growth of this new technology in 2019 as organisations are progressively applying this technology across a wide range of human activity. AR will be incorporated into most apps in the marketplace.


Which top new technology in 2019 do you find the most fascinating?

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