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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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By Priyank S

Jun 3, 2020

Well Organized .

By Arunkumar N

May 23, 2020

Helpful overview

By Meesala S

Dec 30, 2019

very nice course

By vikram m

Sep 25, 2017

clear and crisp.

By Mohamed S

Jul 22, 2021

VeryVery good e

By Datta R

Jun 24, 2021

Good knowledge.

By Rupesh T

Jan 11, 2021

nice experience

By La W N

Nov 1, 2020

Well explained.

By Pulkit V

Oct 20, 2020

Fabulous course

By Ashish s

Jul 27, 2020

great course!!!

By Pathan S S

May 27, 2020

Good experience


May 17, 2020

Good and worthy

By Shuvam G

Mar 18, 2019

good experience

By Susmitha S

May 21, 2018

Simple and easy

By Miguel P S

Oct 9, 2017

great professor

By ben k o

Feb 7, 2016

so interresting

By yashaswini H K

Aug 1, 2020

Great learning

By Uddeshya K

Jun 12, 2020

Good ,Accurate


Apr 26, 2020

Awesome course

By Shubham J

Oct 18, 2015

Awesome Course


May 17, 2021

A good Course

By Deepti M

Mar 22, 2021

Too extensive

By Prajwal J

Jul 3, 2020

Great Course.

By amogh h

Apr 17, 2020


By Nishad A

Oct 17, 2019

Best teaching