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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...

Top reviews

Oct 26, 2020

This course 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.

Sep 17, 2017

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

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By Saurabh S Y

May 7, 2018

A good introductory course in the specialization.


May 27, 2020

Very basic! laptop/PC mandatory Nice instructor.

By R V S

May 11, 2020

Very interesting Course. Beginners level course.


Apr 24, 2020

It was very amazing..the lectures are too good..

By Ravi S K B

Nov 26, 2018

Great course! Enjoyed it, learned a lot. Cheers!

By Lingareddygari V R

May 6, 2020

good , thanks a lot for providing this course..

By Daniela G d S

Feb 18, 2018

It is a very good course, bur pretty technical.

By Adrian S

Nov 10, 2015

Good quality information, excellent instructor.

By Rajan K M

Aug 25, 2020

Answer reviews after the quiz would be better.

By Rohit C

Jul 30, 2020

It is definitely a great course for Beginners.


Jun 17, 2016

It is a very informative course! Well taught .

By Nirmal N S

May 27, 2020

Recommended course to grasp the basics of IOT

By SatyaNarayana G

Jun 21, 2018

Nice Course but need some more clarification.

By Krishna K S

Jun 29, 2020

nice but in week 4 assignment is not so good


May 13, 2020

The Course of good but no pratical sessions.

By Juliano R

Jul 26, 2019

Good information but started off little slow

By Rajat S

Feb 26, 2021

Perfect course for the introduction of IoT.

By Chaturvedi a r

Jul 25, 2020

It was my first course but I liked it a lot

By Mahmoud M

Jun 17, 2019

Its very good course with very good doctor.

By Satya S A S

May 2, 2018

very easy to learn

but need some improvement

By William A B

Sep 22, 2016

Too much basic, but have some key concepts.

By Kushal K

Jan 4, 2021

Overall good course for complete beginners

By Pothala S

Oct 2, 2020

good and nice course I had by courseera...


Jul 12, 2020

A very informative and interactive course.

By Giselle d C S B

Dec 28, 2017

It was a good introductory course. Thanks.