We live in a world of information overload. How many times have you been paralyzed by choice when online shopping for a hundred iterations of almost identical items from different sellers? Or complained that people these days have their noses in their smartphones instead of paying attention to the world around them?
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The new year is finally here, meaning that more enhances to technology are yet to come. This year will be one of the greatest in changes made to the world of telecommunications. In 2016, we saw data breaches, a shift on internet social trends, and Big Data was understood more than ever. This year, the quantity of these trends will be focused on more than ever to power the way our society works. Here are the biggest trends to look out for this year.
We are on the cusp of a new era: the incorporation of the human senses into the telecommunications industry. Successful voice-activated services that react to voice prompts, like Tellme, are already in widespread use. But if a computer could really ‘hear,’ it could detect a changing wind during a wildfire, so that firefighters deploy their resources to contain a blaze before it spreads.
We’ve already talked about what 5G will look like — the consensus is that we’re not exactly sure, but it’s going to be great. Here’s one thing we can all agree on, however: It’s going to be all about network slicing.
Adaptation and innovation is the name of the game in any technological industry, and telecom will have to rise to the call. The first challenge is to grasp the changing landscape and understand both what we are up against, what the digital consumer has come to want and expect, and what new opportunities are available.
By now, we’re used to anticipating the next big thing. No matter what the problem is, it’s become second nature to whip out our smart phones. 4G networks introduced us to connectivity on a huge scale, allowing us to check our email, monitor our banking, order new shoes, or call an uber from virtually anywhere at any time. So what’s next?