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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 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.


May 9, 2020

It was good and easy basic course for understanding IoT


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


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.

By Kaustubh S

Oct 31, 2020

Its a basic introductory course for absolute beginners

By Mahmoud S S A I

Jul 3, 2020

good general knowledge to the IoT and embedded systems


Oct 31, 2016

It is really nice, well structured and well delivered.

By Kwenzokusha

Jan 24, 2021

This course is good. Looking forward to the next one!

By Karam N

Sep 30, 2020

Kindly teach about the packet analysis in more detail

By Harold S

Jul 30, 2017

Goob information, don't really care for peer reviews.

By Shafiuddin K

Jan 2, 2016

Appreciate the simplified presentation of each topic.

By makireddy p r

Jul 21, 2018

good online course.thank for giving this apportunity


Jul 2, 2020


By Rubesh M G

May 27, 2020

Good course. But have to improve on video lectures.

By Aadarsh S N

May 20, 2020

Very Good course. Not very Beginner-friendly though


Jan 14, 2020

Excellent choice for getting hands on IOT learning.

By rahul k

Sep 11, 2017

Awesome course for general skills and understanding

By Mahmoud S

Dec 11, 2016

Great Content

Thinks for sharing this great content