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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

Sep 17, 2017

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

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.

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Apr 17, 2020

Gained good knowledge about IOT and Embedded Systems

By Mukeshkannan

Apr 12, 2020

Neat and clear topics and very useful for beginners.

By Robert Y S

Oct 13, 2019

Perfect course for electrical engineering beginners.

By Xinrui J

Aug 21, 2019

good introduction course, helpful for fresh students

By Manvendra S

Oct 21, 2017

A very nice course to learn the basic terminologies.

By Ayush A

Jul 8, 2017

Great for beginners. Otherwise good for brushing up.

By Abdelrhman A

Jun 26, 2017

Very interesting, well Organized . and easy to learn

By Mike B

Mar 16, 2017

Great starting point to understanding how IoT works.

By Mostafa K

Dec 5, 2016

great start for those who don't know a lot about IoT

By M C C

Oct 26, 2016

It's really a good informative course for beginners.

By Rachit G

Sep 29, 2016

Really good introductory course on IoT technologies.

By Tanishq A

Sep 20, 2020

Its nice and simple. the teacher was great and cool

By Richa U S

Sep 18, 2020

i will truly recommended this course to my friends.

By Raj A A

Jul 23, 2020

Very good Course and the Teacher was also very good


Jun 2, 2020

Good course it help me to learn about IOT very well

By A K

May 25, 2020

Classes where really good, enthusiastic and usefull

By William L R

Dec 3, 2019

Nice basic info. Very worthwhile. Nicely presented.

By Brandon A

Oct 7, 2019

Awesome learning environment. Excellent instructor.


Oct 22, 2018

Learnt a lot from this course. Thank you very much.

By Aabed S

Aug 25, 2018

A good introduction to IoT. Simple and to the point

By kotha v n s u c

Jun 8, 2018


By Mjesus S

Nov 26, 2017

I have learn about Arduino and IOT with this course

By Z M

Aug 22, 2017

Excellent presentation of knowledge on the subject.


Jul 5, 2016

Well written and comprehesive course regarding IoT.

By Kirill B

Nov 11, 2015

Very well prepared introductory course! I enjoy it!