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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 Atul G

Sep 10, 2018

A good basic course for IOT.

By Arunmozhi B

Jul 20, 2020

Good course for beginners!!

By Rutva S

May 21, 2020

Clearly taught the basics👍

By Pruthviraj P

May 19, 2020

Awesome and well Explained.

By abhishek s

Oct 6, 2015

Basic stuff but informative

By Ankit P

Nov 30, 2020

Gained knowledge about IoT

By Adarshgopal A

Jun 11, 2020

Its a very good experience

By Hritik P

May 17, 2020

its was an good experience


Nov 7, 2019

Should me more interactive

By Phillip J L F

Aug 21, 2016

Good course for beginners.


Sep 14, 2020

Good introductory course.

By Deepti C P

Jun 15, 2020

Good as for introduction!

By Shaik J m

Apr 27, 2020

good teaching from basics

By Loïc R

Mar 25, 2016

Good introduction course.

By Mhamad E

Mar 5, 2016

excellent introduction :D


May 8, 2020

learnt about iot devices


Apr 27, 2020

need to be more specific

By sai v

Jun 20, 2018


By Deep P

Jun 29, 2017

Good introductory course

By Steve Y

Apr 4, 2017

Need a discussion forum.

By Abd E R A

Oct 29, 2016

Nice Introductory course

By Luke J

Jul 26, 2016

Good introduction to IoT

By Cesar M

Oct 19, 2015

Good introductory course

By Palak T

May 23, 2020

vey good teaching style