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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 Alina J

May 1, 2021

very good teaching

By Parasmani S

Oct 24, 2020

interesting enough

By Mohammed m k

Oct 4, 2020

The course is good

By Bao N

Jul 29, 2020

Great. Thank you!!

By Kalyan6101

Jul 20, 2020

NIce introduction.

By V B R K

Jul 2, 2020

interactive course

By Deepak K

Jun 4, 2020

Good for begineers


Apr 25, 2020

content is too low


Sep 26, 2019

Good design course


Nov 27, 2017

Great Intro to IoT

By hossam a

Sep 1, 2020

it's more acadmic


Jun 10, 2020

Good introduction

By Akshay H

May 2, 2021

pretty much good

By Bannahaka m t c w

Aug 15, 2020

very good course

By Sindhu K H

Jul 20, 2020

very informative

By aswin s

Jun 5, 2020

very good course

By Anupriya

Jun 4, 2020

awesome guidance

By Priyank S

Jun 3, 2020

Well Organized .

By Arunkumar N

May 23, 2020

Helpful overview

By Meesala S

Dec 30, 2019

very nice course

By vikram m

Sep 25, 2017

clear and crisp.

By Rupesh T

Jan 11, 2021

nice experience

By La W N

Nov 1, 2020

Well explained.

By Pulkit V

Oct 20, 2020

Fabulous course

By Ashish s

Jul 27, 2020

great course!!!