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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

PK
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.

ME
Sep 17, 2017

good course :)\n\nplease review my assignment to complete my course :(\n\nhttps://www.coursera.org/learn/iot/peer/qYW91/module-1-peer-review-identify-and-analyze-a-device/review/VBUuMpl_EeeuPhL2ByDlUA

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By Donat G

Mar 24, 2016

Not as deep as i would like, but good intro and well presented..!

By Murali K

Apr 3, 2020

Gave good overview, but didn't teach any hardware implementation

By Devidas N I

May 13, 2020

Awesome course for the introduction for IOT and Embedded System

By vikas c

May 5, 2019

make this course more practical and increase number of projects

By Gianpaolo F

Oct 19, 2015

Good course, the teacher is very good in explaining the subject

By Kamal J

Nov 29, 2015

Content is very light but it is good for an absolute beginner.

By Nandini G

May 18, 2018

The last part (network) could have been explained a bit more.

By Pragati J

Apr 11, 2018

very good course for beginners with no prior knowledge of IoT

By Christian D

Feb 9, 2016

Good very high level introduction to IOT and embedded systems

By PRANJAL G

Jun 21, 2020

Nice course. Gives a good insight into the topics mentioned.

By Todd R

Aug 3, 2018

Good course to get some of the introductory concepts of IOT.

By Dagmar H

Nov 24, 2015

Even for beginners easy to understand. Coolest professor :-)

By Naufal G R

Jun 29, 2020

i got new knowledge and experience about internet of things

By Niharika Y

Apr 11, 2020

implementation of doubts clarifying section would be better

By Priyal S

Aug 26, 2020

it is good to learn various things of iot with our system

By mohamed s

Sep 3, 2017

It is very helpful course that increase my knowledge alot

By Abhinav R

Jul 14, 2017

A very good course for all basics related to the subject.

By MADHAVI M

May 9, 2020

It was good and easy basic course for understanding IoT

By ARUN P N

Jan 21, 2017

very nice course ...lot of things learn from this course

By Hardik U

Jan 19, 2016

Nice overview of the IOT with lot of real time examples.

By Aman S

Sep 23, 2020

If you are really new to IoT then only take this course

By Harish r

Aug 18, 2020

Great introduction for beginners, Much knowledge gained

By Anand U K

May 16, 2020

this course is very good to understand IoT for beginers

By SWETA K B

May 8, 2020

Very informative course, ready to do some more courses.

By Xaime R R

Jun 9, 2016

Some peers were really picky when there was no need to.