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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 Alexander L

Jun 12, 2016

Clear and easy to follow despite a challenging course.


Mar 3, 2021

Each and every topic was discussed with great clarity

By 17ce067 D P

Oct 25, 2020

Perfect course for beginners of IoT & Embedded System

By K A

Jun 23, 2020

A very good course for getting a basic idea about IoT

By Anuj A

Jun 2, 2020

this course was excellent and the tutor is also great

By Mratunjay S

May 4, 2020

It is a great introduction on IoT devices, Thank You.

By Argha K

Aug 4, 2019

A very informative course. Perfect to start with IoT.

By Bharathi R B

Mar 7, 2018

Gives the Insight into networks and embedded systems.

By Abhishek R

Aug 5, 2017

Very good instructor and a great course for beginner.

By Basak H

Sep 15, 2016

thank you for all preparations and really nice videos

By Davidson S

Mar 5, 2021

Everything is very well organized and comprehensive.

By Ashish K

Dec 1, 2020

I loved learning this course.Its a great Experience.

By Abu S M S

Sep 2, 2020

Now we are digital. So we need digital

things as IoT.

By Saran.R

Jul 9, 2020

It was a very good presentation from the professor .


Jun 30, 2020

Very nice i enjoyed listening to your lecture sir...

By Dr S P - P

Jun 7, 2020

It Good Course to understand the fundamentals of IoT


May 21, 2020

It was good course to start with basic in Iot things

By Mohammed M

May 3, 2020

this is course is best course for learning IOT......

By Sawyeem A

May 1, 2020

exceptional course with good practical knowledge!!!!


Apr 17, 2020

Gained good knowledge about IOT and Embedded Systems

By Mukeshkannan

Apr 12, 2020

Neat and clear topics and very useful for beginners.

By Robert S

Oct 13, 2019

Perfect course for electrical engineering beginners.

By Xinrui J

Aug 21, 2019

good introduction course, helpful for fresh students

By Manvendra S

Oct 21, 2017

A very nice course to learn the basic terminologies.

By Ayush A

Jul 8, 2017

Great for beginners. Otherwise good for brushing up.