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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 Bala S V M

Dec 19, 2019

had a lovely time doing this course!

By satish p

Sep 12, 2019

this is the best introduction of IoT

By Viacheslav Z

Mar 06, 2019

It's an Interesting and deep course.

By Tom M

Jan 25, 2019

Great professor, really knowledgable

By Sarvatra V S

Dec 12, 2018

good introduction.....moving forward

By K . S V

Oct 31, 2018

very helpfull . thank you very much.

By Athenkosi D

Aug 13, 2018

Great course! Clear and informative.

By Rimi S

Aug 29, 2020

Easy explanation for the beginners.


Aug 06, 2020

Very useful to learn about embedded


Jul 26, 2020

I have learn a lot from this course


Jul 11, 2020

Its Really Amazing.....I Enjoyed It

By Abhishek k s

Jun 20, 2020

Very nice course for btech students


Jun 09, 2020

it's very usefull to iotr beginners


Jun 06, 2020

great course taught by best teacher


May 25, 2020

had a good experience in learning!!

By AjitKumar.M

May 19, 2020

It's a good course for a beginner .


Apr 24, 2020

Detailed and very well explained ..

By Lavanya P

Dec 31, 2019

excellent platform for learning IOT

By HarithaThirumalapudi

Dec 21, 2019

understandable and more interesting

By sana s S A

Jul 26, 2019

this is very grat course .. love it

By Ko-Cheng C

May 05, 2019

Good course with humorous professor

By Beshoy A W

Jul 11, 2018

Very nice but need to more workable

By Mohamed E

Dec 23, 2017

very good course ,include all point

By Neil F

Nov 30, 2016

Mr Harris was a fantastic lecturer.

By Kaushik T

Sep 27, 2016

Extremely helpful and a lot of fun!