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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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Jun 10, 2022

Me parecio una execelente manera de empezar el maravilloso mundo del IoT


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.

By Sitara K

Feb 9, 2018

Its an excellent course and is taught to perfection by professor Harris.


Jul 29, 2017

Good Course and If you like to learn IoT must be a part of this course..

By Jimy A

Dec 9, 2016

This course is great, well structured and with a very valuable contents.

By Jitendra k

Jun 8, 2016

Really a well designed course for those who wish to start in this field.

By Carlos H

May 8, 2016

Very good content, clear and effective way to explain the core concepts.

By Suin S

Feb 9, 2016

Perfect course for understanding definition of IoT and Embedded systems.


Aug 5, 2021

Excellent videos to understand the subject. Completed in shot duration.

By jojoy

Apr 1, 2021

Learn a lot about the IOT and I think this course is beneficial to me.

By 312419106076 M S

Apr 1, 2021

This course is very useful to understand the basic of iot and protocols

By 김환석

Jan 26, 2021

All the lectures were easy to understand and simple to get the concept.


Sep 10, 2020

i have learned a lot of info i didnt learn before, thanks professor ian

By 4033 A V

Sep 8, 2020

Important and valuable for students to learn and understand new things

By Victoria B

Aug 9, 2020

Fun course with a lot of useful information. Would definitely recommend

By Prajakta J S

Aug 1, 2020

It's a nice and informative course. I am sure its very useful in future

By dhanam

Jun 4, 2020

Informative sessions.learned many mew things.very fruitful informationa


May 5, 2020

this is very useful to me.thank you so much for your brief explanation.

By Shubham A

Nov 29, 2019

I havr got an good experience on Internet of things and embedded system