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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 Mrs M E

May 30, 2020

Very good course to learn basics of IoT

By Rishabh S (

May 16, 2020

Best course to start of for a beginner.

By Rakesh B H ( E

May 15, 2020

excellent ,real time examples are given

By Jainam M G

May 03, 2020

Nice introductory course for beginners!

By Himanshu G

Mar 24, 2020

Good Introduction to the IOT Landscape.

By Akhil G

Sep 03, 2019

A very basic start. Highly appreciated.

By shahid . S

Aug 01, 2019

very informative and interesting course

By Saumyajit M

Nov 21, 2017

original course. lot of things to learn

By Mohamed S

Oct 10, 2017

Well organized and simple illustration.

By Ramya K

Aug 06, 2017

very good course. perfect for beginner.

By rajgopal b

Jul 16, 2017

Relevant course in this era. Informatic

By Mahvash N

May 11, 2017

Critical First step for IoT enthusiasts

By Hellen A F C

Oct 03, 2016

Really basic course but well explained.

By Jelena Ž

Nov 15, 2015

Great professor and very helpful course

By Aninda M

Sep 08, 2020

This is one of the best courses I have

By Pathirage S D P

Jul 18, 2020

Great Course.

Excellent set of lectures

By Devashish m

Jun 10, 2020

This course was very good and helpfull

By Dhiren B

May 23, 2020

Great course and very much informative

By Shivam N

Apr 28, 2020

Simple And Easy to learn Every topics


Dec 20, 2019

Its very usefully and good for studies

By Anjan S

Sep 10, 2019

This course is interested and helpful.

By opeoluwa o

May 07, 2019

great course, contents well explained.

By Manoj G

Jan 22, 2019

the training was helpful for my future

By Babatunde I

Oct 21, 2018

It was a wonderful learning experience

By Abhishek R

Jul 09, 2018

Great Explanation in just simple way .