Ch 7 – Future Trends

This page contains some information and links of interest, related to future trends of mobile handsets and other connected devices. We’ll aim to add further links over time, so check back in from time to time!

Read much more about this topic in Chapter 7 of Mobile Handset Design.

Wireless Charging

There is a great read here from Forbes on How Wireless Charging Will Make Life Simpler (And Greener).

In Chapter 7 we wrote a case study on ‘Wireless Charging in Smart Devices’. It is interesting to see from this article that the wireless power products market is projected to triple in the next eight years to a $15 billion market.

Mobile Healthcare

Find some of the latest statistics and comments on the rising demand of mobile healthcare apps from an article by NJBIZ entitled ‘Mobile health applications a surging industry’.

In Chapter 7 we review how mobile healthcare apps can be integrated into handsets and how new types of accessory and wearable mobile devices are likely to emerge.

Near Field Communication (NFC)

We discuss several applications of NFC in the book. Here are a few more: NFC Not Just for Mobile Payments: Six Future Uses.

Mobile Virtualisation

An interesting blog article from ARM, on the role of mobile virtualization in smartphone design. This is one of the topics we cover in Chapter 7 on Future Trends.

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Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Chapter 6, Chapter 7

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