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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 Shreya S

Jun 14, 2020

I got very much knowledge of iot and even the explanation given by him was good.

By Rudransh S

Jun 3, 2020

This is very intresting and beginner level course for those who intrested in IoT

By Dr. S K S

May 12, 2020



May 5, 2020

Yes course internet was very very good. Keep offering the courses in future too.


Apr 13, 2020

I further like to have more exams like this. These brings out ones capabilities.

By Devika M

Jul 16, 2019

Good presentation for introduction to IoT and Embedded systems for total newbies

By Awais a

Aug 23, 2018

This is a great course to learn basics of internet of things and its application

By Juan G

Oct 3, 2017

Great content and professor. Good refreshing of basics concepts after 20+ years.

By Biruk S G

Jan 7, 2016

Great course introducing IoT. A well timed course at the start of the IoT bubble

By V.Anupama

Jan 28, 2022

I have learned about a new technology with a new software wireshark. Thank you


Sep 7, 2021

learnt many things about IOT and very informative, usefull in doing assignments

By The N &

Jun 7, 2021

Excellent introductive course for absolute beginners in this technology branch.

By Parvi N u

Sep 13, 2020

was great learning , quizz and assignment were intrested and good

enjoyed a lot


Jul 30, 2020

Great content explained amazingly by professor Ian

Thank you for this experience


May 13, 2020

This course is very helpful for all kind of learners who are interested in IOT.

By Amit V

May 8, 2020

The explanation was good in technical terms and i am satisfied with the course.

By Pawan K S

Mar 7, 2019

This course is very useful for beginners to build their basics knowledge in IOT

By kuo j

Dec 20, 2021

The lecturer's teaching methods are serious and the courses are well prepared.

By Govind K B

Sep 19, 2021

this is amazing course, this course buildup my knowledge to boost my career


By Innovator G K

Jan 31, 2021

Good introductory course to IoT. Well structured and covers basic fundamentals

By Divyansh R

Jul 24, 2020

It was a very good course and it cleared my basics of iot and embedded systems

By Kamlesh p

Jun 28, 2020

Very good course for beginner . every thing was explained from scratch. Thanky

By Saivratha T

May 24, 2020

It's great experience

I have gained a good knowledge and basics in IoT

Thank you

By Naved A

Apr 14, 2020

Very helpful to understand embedded concept and communication protocols in IoT