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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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May 9, 2020

Very Good course to learn.Harris sir teaching is perfect and easy to learn

By Budhaditya D

Dec 23, 2019

The course was very good and our teachers explained the concepts very well

By Aadithya A C

Sep 25, 2019

A wonderful way to get started on Internet of Things and Embedded Systems.

By Prakhardeep S

Feb 15, 2019

The course has been great by far expect the same in the following courses.

By Udayanga D R

Sep 25, 2017

i haven't any words tell about it. becasue it is very well. thanks cousera

By Priyabrata P

Sep 11, 2017

Great course. Helped me a lot to know the internet of things and its uses.


Dec 13, 2020

Good without any lengthy lectures and the class sections were so precise.

By Abdur R

Jul 14, 2020

provide useful , constructive feedback

be detailed , specific and honest

By Suraj S

Jun 19, 2020

Very good course for beginners who are willing to continue further in IoT

By Vishal N

Jun 2, 2020

the overall cource is good for beginners to understand the concept of iot

By Aayush K

May 23, 2020

the basics are well explained and will help u in practical implementation


May 5, 2020

It's a fantastic course covers basic concepts of IoT and embedded systems


May 3, 2020


By Pooja G

Apr 21, 2020

Big thanks to coursera. It was really good to be a part of this Platform.

By Rehan K

Dec 13, 2018

Special credits to professor. Its great pleasure to study from him.Thanks

By Brian H

Apr 23, 2018

Great for someone like me who knew zero about computers before taking it.

By sreekanthreddy g

Sep 16, 2016

the course is really has been providing me the new knowledge.

By Christian d R L

Dec 26, 2015

I liked how easy to understand and follow was this course. I recommend it


Jan 1, 2021

Good for the Introduction to the Internet of Things and Embedded Systems

By lakshmi s

Aug 16, 2020

really a nice course for the student who are passionate about technology

By Tran A Q

Jun 17, 2020

Good and competent instructor. Contents are comprehensible for everyone.


May 11, 2020

Basic knowledge about IOT

Laboratory Visit

Networking and embedded system

By Maulik R

Jul 3, 2019

A brief overview of whatever we'll be doing next in this specialization.

By Venkata N R S

Jun 18, 2019

Very good course i learnt a lot of things about IOT and embedded systems

By Anshul M

Apr 25, 2018

Simple and easy to understand for a person with no computers background.