The continual growth in technologies and the impact on future

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow”

The process of technological integration links pretty much everything in this globe from infrastructure, manpower, day to day chores, computing accounts to what not. Whether it is about organised manufacturing, better efficiency or streamlining business functions through a combination of innovation and applied science together with research and development one could move mountains.    

The new technologies and approaches that come along help us merge the physical, digital and biological world, assures to transform humankind and the style and standard of living. The changing technological paradigm serves us well and will continue to help us grow. There are many areas and examples where technological transformation and integration has taken place in the recent times. Here is a gist of the same.

Internet of things

Lately we have all come across new technical terminologies one of which is Internet of things. The birth of internet of things took place due to the convergence of multiple technologies, machine learning, other systems and sensors. It refers to all those applications and devices that are accessible via the internet.

AR & VR

The physical real world and the virtual world have intertwined so well that one cannot easily know whether this is computer generated or a real life thing. The sounds, videos, the graphics and now even the smell, the technology has helped us experience it all. All the industries from architecture, entertainment and healthcare have brought in Augmented reality and virtual reality where they create new realities through sense, sound and visionand provide great entertainment.    

Artificial Intelligence

Intelligent machines and computer programs help accomplish various tasks. Through artificial intelligence one develops intelligent softwares and systems based on human brain thinking. It is nothing but implementing human intelligence in machine i.e. machines would understand, behave, think and learn like humans. 

Apart from the above there are also various other areas that transcend technology like Smart cities, Robotics, Advanced imaging science, Machine learning and much more.

From the above what is clear is that we have now entered an era where life and its activities are connected to technology from end to end, be it buying a daily need or connecting to someone miles away, technology has brought a blend to all, bringing in a new renaissance. But we will always have challenges on how to put to work the same. No matter how well worth and promising the technological solutions are there would be some hindrances. Evidently, everything is transforming with science and technology and it would continue to pave our future.

ECommerce rules consumer screens

“E-commerce isn’t the cherry on the cake, it’s the new cake”

With that said e- commerce is definitely growing and has become so routine that consumers seem to be able to purchase anything and everything via the internet. In fact, it is estimated that, by 2020, global ecommerce sales will reach $4.058 trillion. Typically e- commerce is not a store or site with product pages. It has too many things assisted with which together brings the development. There are too many factors to the growth of this change but one of it evident.

Convenience – Growth factor of E-commerce  

The list of reasons on why consumer tends to shop online is always being topped by the game of convenience. Convenience commerce is so high in trend. Every E- commerce player now primarily works to capitalise the grievance of consumers. Sites like Amazon have also brought in Prime and dash button which provides consumers priority over the rest and allows them to reorder specific households on the press of a button. 

E- Commerce websites pop around us all the time. Now that we know convenience is the key to success, here is a look of most popular players in the field:

Amazon: Started as an online book store, now accompanied with Alexa and various other developments Amazon is now one of the largest internet based retailer. It has many fascinating features like third party selling, content search and much more that makes it even more consumer reliable.

Flipkart: With several product categories, Flipkart is another leading e-commerce industry in India. It has categories such as consumer electronics, fashion and end to end lifestyle products.

MakeMyTrip: Known for its strong online presence Make my trip is a Indian travel company. It provides the entire pack of travel services from booking flights, holiday packages, hotel booking, tourist locations etc.      

PayTm

PayTm is growing to be the second largest e- commerce platform. Initially it began as a mobile wallet and now is growing due to the outstanding cashback feature it offers to its users.

SnapDeal

Catering to the buyers need in wider terms Snapdeal is a successful e- commerce platform. The main aim of this site is to help consumers grab discounted deals through coupons for various categories like restaurants, salons, apparels, footwear, baby care, home and décor.

Thus, E- commerce industries are bound to flourish. With growing technology, entrants can have a competitive edge. Making the purchase process easier and being highly capable to acquire the consumers mobile screens E-commerce seems to be very futuristic.  

Childrens Dental health

February marks the beginning of National children’s dental health month. This month in association with American dental association is asking people to promote the benefits of good oral health in children. T e aim of this initiative is to work with children and reinforce in them the message that oral care is about overall care.

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach”

Developing a mindset in kids about taking good care of teeth and regular dental visit is a kick-start to gifting your child lifetime of healthy smile. Let dental care be the most important and interesting part of their daily routine. Many dental professionals are taking effort to create awareness on oral hygiene and inculcating dental habits in children.

Did you know tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in kids, second only to the common cold. In fact, about 80% of kids have tooth decay before they reach high school. Let’s take a step to defeat the monster in our mouth.

To begin with

Here are a few things you could do to help promote better oral health for children:

  • Brush your teeth with your children to set a good example
  • Supervise your child’s brushing on a daily basis.
  • Educate them of the impact of different foods on teeth
  • Ensure that your child loves to visit the dentist
  • Recall them of the Brush rule – Two minutes Two times a day
  • Encourage them to drink more water to prevent tooth decay.