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About the Course

The explosive growth of the “Internet of Things” is changing our world and the rapid drop in price for typical IoT components is allowing people to innovate new designs and products at home. In this first class in the specialization you will learn the importance of IoT in society, the current components of typical IoT devices and trends for the future. IoT design considerations, constraints and interfacing between the physical world and your device will also be covered. You will also learn how to make design trade-offs between hardware and software. We'll also cover key components of networking to ensure that students understand how to connect their device to the Internet. Please note that this course does not include discussion forums. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Define the term “Internet of Things” 2. State the technological trends which have led to IoT 3. Describe the impact of IoT on society 4. Define what an embedded system is in terms of its interface 5. Enumerate and describe the components of an embedded system 6. Describe the interactions of embedded systems with the physical world 7. Name the core hardware components most commonly used in IoT devices 8. Describe the interaction between software and hardware in an IoT device 9. Describe the role of an operating system to support software in an IoT device 10. Explain the use of networking and basic networking hardware 11. Describe the structure of the Internet 12. Describe the meaning of a “network protocol” 13. Explain MANETs and their relation to IoT...

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Sep 18, 2017

good course :)\n\nplease review my assignment to complete my course :(\n\n


May 29, 2020

This couse is full of benefit. Content of the course is very accurate. Teacher who was teaching was also good. I would suggest to all the beginner to learn this topic who are interested in IoT field.

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By Deven B C

May 13, 2020

this is an amazing course.

By Adarsh r

Apr 23, 2020

nice basic overview of iot

By K T T

Dec 20, 2019


By manikanta a

Oct 13, 2019

Excellent work by coursera

By vinti n

Jan 27, 2019

excellent for solid basics

By Lakshmisri L

Jul 05, 2018

Very beautifully explained


May 01, 2018


By Avaya H - B A

Dec 03, 2017

Very well built up course!

By Pranav V

Aug 15, 2017

Great Class! Nice Teacher.

By Jamal M

Jul 09, 2017

good teacher, good content

By Tammer B

Feb 24, 2016

Great Intro, great course.

By Pranav G

Feb 17, 2016

Great course for beginners

By Vaiva Š

Oct 18, 2015

Great introduction to IoT.

By Pratama A A

Jul 17, 2020

Ez to grasp the materials


Jul 06, 2020

Yws i want my certificate

By Pradyumna P R

Jul 02, 2020

Very well detailed course

By Nimra Z

Jun 13, 2020

It was an awesome course.

By Ragavapriya.R.K

May 27, 2020

Basic introductory course

By Abhishek s

May 21, 2020

Acha lga bhut course krke


May 09, 2020

very knowledgeable course

By Naresh

May 08, 2020

great experience with sir

By Gagan

May 01, 2020

Good. Easy to Understand.

By Prosun S

Apr 13, 2020

NIce course for begineers

By darshan d

Jul 31, 2019

thanks to coursera family

By Varun J

Jan 06, 2019

Good start for beginners.