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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 Markus H

Oct 12, 2015

Solid Introduction into the topic of IoT.

By Darshan C

Jun 10, 2020

Really Great introduction to the subject

By Nanduri L

Apr 24, 2020

Thank you for giving me this opportunity

By Ivan

Oct 31, 2017

A bit slow but quite informative course.

By Sylvester O

Feb 4, 2021

The course has good coverage of content

By S S K

Jul 15, 2020

it was nice to have introduction on IOT

By Tanzeel U R

May 10, 2020

OverAll very helpful and amazing course

By Gaurav R

Oct 15, 2019

gives you a good start on IOT platform.

By Shashidhar s

Sep 4, 2019

good course for basics of IoT concepts.

By Shashank S

Jan 24, 2017

Inroductory course. Good for begineers

By BhuvaneswariA

Oct 29, 2015

Good for beginners in embedded systems

By Anindita K

Dec 14, 2020

very usrer handling & HELPFULL course

By shivam k s

May 22, 2020

overall course was good learned a lot

By Palavalli P R

Dec 23, 2019

Thanks for making me learn something.

By Chirag P

Jun 12, 2017

Awesome designed course for beginners

By Souradeep C

May 10, 2020

It is a very nice and helpful course

By Md A N

Apr 28, 2020

Good one for the very basics of IOT.

By Alberto P

May 13, 2020

very good as an introduction of IoT


Oct 24, 2020

Really Nice Course for beginners!!


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Sep 22, 2020

Very good course,very helpful 👍👍

By Prasansa J

Jun 17, 2020

it was really good for a beginner!

By Oussama F

Jul 27, 2017

Great work there a bit easy though

By Prakash K R

Jul 6, 2020

Hands-on labs should be included.

By Akundi S

Dec 25, 2019

Good explanation regarding basics