Top Tech Trends to Look out for in 2023

Because technology is constantly changing and new developments are being made all the time, it is difficult to accurately predict the top tech trends for 2023. We have seen a lot of volatility in some nascent technologies like Crypto, etc. However, the following are some trends that are likely to remain significant in the coming years and more strongly next year.

1. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Although AI and machine learning tech share many similarities, they are not the same thing. AI is categorized as a subset of machine learning. We have already seen ChatGPT, GitHub Copilot, etc, and related technologies being developed.

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These technologies will continue to advance and become more widespread, with applications in a variety of fields including healthcare, finance, and customer service.

Related: What is IoT or the Internet of Things? A brief insight

2. The Internet of Things (IoT)

The number of connected devices is expected to continue to grow, leading to the development of new IoT applications and services. From connecting your smartphone to almost everything around you, IoT will grow exponentially even in the coming year.

What Is the Internet of Things? How Does IoT Work? | Built In

3. 5G

The deployment of 5G networks is expected to accelerate in the coming years, bringing faster and more reliable mobile connectivity to more people around the world.

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Access to 5G will make it possible for more smart devices to reliably connect to online services and interact with them; likewise, the technology is able to produce more in-depth personal data sets for service providers and device manufacturers.

Related: Best Budget 5G Smartphones of 2022

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4. Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR & AR)

These technologies are expected to continue to advance, with potential applications in fields such as education, entertainment, and healthcare. With the explosion of Metaverse, it is believed companies like Meta will continue pouring a lot of money into this tech to see it reach its maximum potential as it is anticipated.

What Is Virtual Reality? | Tech & Learning

Read: What is Virtual reality (VR) and how different is it from Augmented Reality(AR)

5. Blockchain

The use of blockchain technology is expected to continue to grow, with potential applications in areas such as supply chain management, financial services, and voting systems. Ethereum is likely to continue being the layer 1 blockchain with the most adoption, development, and capital requirements in 2023.

Crypto Outlook For 2023 – Forbes Advisor

Other Blockchain use cases are to sprout despite many not understanding this technology. As the technology matures, we may see the development of new, innovative applications for blockchain that solve problems and create value in ways that we have not yet imagined.

6. Cybersecurity

With the increasing number of connected devices and the growing use of the internet, cybersecurity will remain a critical concern and a key area of focus for businesses and individuals.

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In the digital world of today, cybersecurity is an important focus for individuals and businesses. Strong cybersecurity measures are necessary to safeguard sensitive data and prevent data breaches in light of the growing reliance on technology and the number of cyber threats.

Related: Be Safe Online – NITA-U launches Cyber Security Awareness Campaign

7. Renewable Energy

In recent years, renewable energy technology has come a long way, and it is likely that in 2023 we will see further advancements in this area. In the coming years, the following are a few potential developments in renewable energy: Increased solar & wind energy, more electrical vehicles, etc.

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The increased utilization of energy storage technologies like batteries and pumped hydro storage to facilitate the integration of renewable energy into the grid is another potential development. These technologies can make it possible to reliably transport renewable energy and smooth out fluctuations in the generation of renewable energy.

8. 3D Printing

Because it depends on a variety of factors, including technological advancements, market trends, and the adoption of 3D printing by various industries, it is difficult to precisely predict how 3D printing will develop in 2023. However, in the upcoming years, it is likely that 3D printing will continue to mature and expand in popularity.

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We have already covered and introduced this topic here and if you are a newbie or you want to learn more about 3D Printing, visit this article to get a grasp of it.

Related: Introduction to 3D Printing: 2D vs 3D Printing

9. Quantum Computing

The technological leap known as quantum computing, which makes use of subatomic particles to develop novel methods for processing and storing information, is anticipated to result in computers that can function a trillion times faster than the fastest traditional processors currently available.

Quantum computing: Definition, facts & uses | Live Science

If you want to read further about this nascent technology and field, please visit this article for more information. It is an introductory article and it will get you started.

10. Robotic Process Automation

In appearance and capability, robots will become even more human-like by 2023. In the real world, these robots will be used as bartenders, concierges, event greeters, and companions for the elderly.

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RPA automates business processes like interpreting applications, processing transactions, handling data, and even responding to emails. It is closely linked to AI and Machine Learning.

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It is challenging to accurately predict how technology will develop over the next few years. On the other hand, there is a good chance that a wide range of fields will continue to innovate and produce brand-new technologies. We may have not covered every tech but we believe these will stand out next year.


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