Predictions for a post-Coronavirus World

Predictions for a post-Coronavirus World

By
Akhila Masapogu,16-Apr-2020
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As a result of the Pandemic breakout, mankind is looking at a more digitally transformed and innovative world. Truly Coronavirus has impacted and will continue impacting the ways people live and work. The current situation across the world will allow people to be on an active lookout for making everyday lifestyle more digitally enabled.

Here are a few predictions for the post coronavirus world

Less Physical contact and Interactions

One that the whole world is aware and cautious of right now is physical contact. The fact the virus spread can be avoided physical contact has made people around the world hyper-aware of everything that we touch. Especially devices that we touch including the elevator buttons are on the list.

Also, the awareness about the life span of the coronavirus on different surfaces is making people keep their hands off things as much as possible. This might lead to less physical contacts and more voice interfaces and face gesture enabled and operated devices in the future.

Digital Advancement

One thing that Coronavirus forced every working individual to learn is using technology for working from home. Taking meetings online to learning new workout online technology has enabled people to do everything right from their homes.

People across the world are expected to continue their digital lives post the COVID-19 as it is much easier and simplified, which will bring in more advancement digitally to meet the demands.

More interference of Big Data and IoT

The true potential of the data is experienced in real-time during critical conditions like these. Big data and the Internet of things technology will take the main seat in the future for monitoring and forecasting the global setbacks like these. .

Many apps will be developed that will alert and warn people tracking the symptoms of an outbreak. All these advancements can be seen with the help of technology and data, at the same time the privacy of the user and their data will be given the priority. This way Big data and IoT will offer many benefits to more efficiently handle future Pandemics.

Telemedicine

With almost everything available online the people are also showing an increased interest in telemedicine.

To avoid the queue at the hospital or just to make the process of consulting a doctor easier the Telemedicine will become more and more popular. Virtual consultations and remote care help in seeking help from doctors through a video instead of an in-person visit.

Since the lockdown implementation across the cities of the world and the social distancing due to COVID-19, the interest in Telemedicine seems to rise and will continue even after the pandemic.

More Digital Events

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, many offline events and daily life activities had to go digital. Both the organizers and participants that originally offline became online to follow social distancing this way the events that were supposed to be canceled were executed successfully and we foresee such similar online gathering more frequently.

With the availability of the internet in every corner of the world, these events were successful and in fact, more people than that would have attended offline events made it to these digital events. Hence more digital events are expected happen even after this lockdown or the social distancing phase ends.

COVID-19, the pandemic period is a tough time for everyone. Following social distancing, staying quarantined might be taking a heavy toll on many people’s mental health as well. But this crucial period staying strong and following the instructions of the government and medical officials will help us fight the battle efficiently. Please stay home and be safe.