Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Technology, Computers & IT(Technology)
Filter PR by
  
Ericsson releases its 10 hot consumer trends for 2019
 
  • Consumers expect smart speakers to take part in family arguments, just like other family members
  • Virtual assistant users think devices that understand our moods will be mainstream in three years
  • AR and VR users want hands-on virtual guidance for tasks such as cooking or making repairs
Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has today released the eighth edition of its ConsumerLab trend report, 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2019 representing predictions of 34 million early technology adopters. 
 
The latest edition of the annual report evaluates consumer thoughts and predictions on near-future technology including AI, VR, 5G and automation. The report reveals that autonomous and mood-predictive technology could soon play a bigger role in people’s everyday lives. 
 
Dr. Michael Björn, Head of Research Agenda at Ericsson Consumer & IndustryLab, and main author of the report, says: “Imagine a smartphone that not only knows what you do but also knows who you are. Today, artificial intelligence can understand your personality just by looking into your eyes. It’s clear that technology adopters see a future where our devices know us better than we know them.” 
 
The 10 hot consumer trends for 2019 and beyond are:
 
1.   Awareables
More than 60 percent of virtual assistant users think devices that understand our moods will be mainstream in three years. 
2.  Smart quarrels
Over 65 percent of virtual assistant users think smart speakers will argue like family members in three years.
3.  Spying apps
Over 45 percent of consumers think apps collect data about them even when they don’t use the app.
4.  Enforced agreement 
Always having to accept data collection cookies annoys 51 percent of consumers. 
5.  Internet of skills 
More than 50 percent of AR or VR users want apps, glasses and gloves that give virtual guidance for practical, everyday tasks such as cooking or carrying out repairs.
6.  Zero-touch consumption 
Around half of virtual assistant users want automated bills and subscriptions, as well as self-restocking household supplies. 
7.  Mental obesity 
31 percent of consumers soon expect to go to ‘mind gyms’ to practice thinking, as everyday decision-making becomes increasingly automated.
8.  Eco Me 
39 percent of consumers want an eco-watch that measures their carbon footprint.
9.  My digital twin 
48 percent of AR or VR users want online avatars that mimic them exactly, so they can be in two places at once.
10.  5G automates society 
Around 20 percent of smartphone users believe 5G will better connect IoT devices, such as household appliances and utility meters.
 
On whether we should see this near-future technology as a threat or an opportunity, Dr. Pernilla Jonsson, Head of Consumer & IndustryLab says: “We have already entered the age when humans and intelligent machines are interacting and working together. So far, we’ve only taken small steps into the future. Most of the zero-touch future is yet to be developed – and how we create that future is still in our hands.”
 
The insights in the report are based on Ericsson ConsumerLab’s global research activities over more than 23 years, and primarily draw on data from an online survey conducted during October 2018 of advanced internet users in 10 influential cities across the world.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 3788 times
PR Category : Technology
Posted on : Sunday, December 16, 2018  4:31:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : SOUQ, an Amazon company, announces a new Fulfilment Center i...
Next Story : Zoho Analytics offers data auto-blending and AI-powered assi...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Achieves Historic Business Record [7466-Views]
Celebrate the Month of Love with a Brighter Smile at The Smile Bar [7228-Views]
Introducing Burberry Bespoke Fragrances [6966-Views]
Longchamp Spring/summer 2019 Show [6210-Views]
Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens a new showroom in Millennium Dubai Airport Hotel to cater to... [5960-Views]
Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai kicks off the 2019 season for Audi [5954-Views]
Global Village presents Scheherazade, a timeless tale of intrigue and adventure [5941-Views]
Always take the front row with this 7.2” supersized smartphone screen [5514-Views]
Making many tones from one [5319-Views]
Turkish Airlines reached the 80.2% Load Factor in December 2018. [5240-Views]
Celebrate Valentine's Day With a Quintessential Timepiece From D1 Milano [5039-Views]
Eberhard & Co. Gilda makes an extraordinary Valentine's Day gift [4996-Views]
Tag Heuer Demonstrates Watchmaking Mastery With Its New Carrera Calibre Heuer 02t Tourbill... [4782-Views]
Third Edition of Al Shira'aa International Horse Show Concludes with Thrilling Finale [4575-Views]
Epson to participate at SGI 2019 for the 10th year highlighting high value solutions for p... [4563-Views]
The Preston watch collection by Coach [4484-Views]
A Chaumet Valentine's Day Sentimental jewellery [4355-Views]
Beef Sushi- Love at first bite [4343-Views]
Bring out the Chef in your little ones at 800 Degrees Pizzeria [4319-Views]
Bollywood Actor Anil Kapoor to inaugurate 2 new outlets of Malabar Gold & Diamonds in UAE ... [4227-Views]
Dubai Festival City Mall's Festival Bay transformed with a new, larger-than-life Pirate E... [4142-Views]
Persil Appoints Nancy Ajram as the new Regional Brand Ambassador [4093-Views]
Shane Breen Wins Grand Prix Qualifier at Al Shira'aa International Horse Show for the Seco... [4075-Views]
Smart City Services at Silicon Park Reach Advanced Level of Completion [3934-Views]
UAE Team Emirates Kick Start 2019 With a New Squad, New Kit and New Ambitions [3898-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories