The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted a lot of tech services, even sales are on a decline. Both local and international services and traveling are also grounded. While the launch and demand for new devices are decreasing. The COVID-19 pandemic has left several people on lockdown, some on isolation, while others on quarantine. Amidst all the uncertainty, some tech devices and companies have turned this chaos into growth. Here we look at the industries benefiting from the outbreak.
Content Streaming Services
Social distance is now been practice all over the world. With this, people are looking for things to keep them entertained and connected to the outside. Content streaming services like Youtube, Netflix, Disney+, and more has seen a major demand in subscriptions. These streaming services are going to benefit from the chaos because of the high demand. Content streaming services will likely profit from the international market as more people view them internationally due to the lockdown.
At this moment, these services will be receiving a lot of recognition and viewership as the stay-home directive continues to extend.
“Advertisers are now taking their money out of traditional TV to content streaming services. It shows that the coronavirus outbreak will also accelerate their income, based on conversations with ad agency executives,” reports DigiDay.
Besides, these services will also benefit greatly from the advertising agencies as they display more ads on their content for their viewers.
Robots and Drones
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, public officials are starting to explore new technologies to ease fears and crises that may arise. Public officials have decided to use robots and drones to monitor the streets and situations. In recent reports, it was revealed that drones can dramatically improve how nations attempt to curtail the virus in public places.
Drones can cover far areas than traditional cameras, thereby reducing the exposure of workers to the virus. By doing this workers won’t be too stressed while on duty and also enlightening them on what areas to cover. Robots have also been used to replace unnecessary human and interactions. These services also include providing care and a need for people in quarantine. The robot can also deliver all sorts of foods, items, and medication to patients.
Cybersecurity is a major concern during this outbreak; hackers can circulate fake dashboard previewing maps and trackers. Hackers can display the spread of coronavirus to lure its victim. This will prove effective at a time when users are looking for more information on the virus. If this display is clicked the viewer’s information can become infected with malware.
More organizations will consider using remote-working to delegate task thereby exposing them to further risk. This initiative may pose as a viable solution to the effect of the epidemic, but it comes with great circumstances. Also, businesses are more susceptible and vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks. Containing and monitoring threats will be difficult to handle and this will be left for the cybersecurity providers to handle. Also, Cybersecurity providers will have a lot to gain from this with the services they will render to large businesses.