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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


Sep 17, 2017

good course :)

please review my assignment to complete my course :(


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 sourav s

Nov 11, 2018

Good start for IOT.

By Prabesh C

Jul 5, 2018

Good for beginners.

By Shruthi A K

Mar 5, 2018

Good for a begineer

By Chip M

Oct 19, 2017

Good intro into IoT

By Purab G

Sep 29, 2017

Terrific Professor!

By Kim U

Apr 3, 2017

Good course for me.

By Prijesh M

Feb 12, 2017

Excellent course!!!

By Ahmed S

Jan 28, 2017

its pretty good one

By Aman A

Jan 7, 2017

Best Course on IoT!

By Alex M

Mar 31, 2016

Very interesting :)

By Shane B

Mar 4, 2016

Professor is great.

By John Y

Feb 28, 2016

Great introduction!

By Mageda E

Feb 12, 2016

Very useful course.

By Md A S

Feb 8, 2016

Nice little course.

By Umer M

Nov 27, 2015

excellent course :)

By Janani M

Oct 21, 2015

Excellent course !!

By Miguel M

Oct 19, 2015

Excellent course!!!

By Olukayode A

Jan 9, 2023

Highly Recommended

By Shinious S

Mar 31, 2022

I like this course


Jun 13, 2021

Excellent Coaching

By Shruti S

Mar 31, 2021

Interesting Course

By Ujjwal S

Oct 17, 2020


By Paarth R S

Oct 4, 2020

really good course

By Abu A

Oct 1, 2020

it was a great ..!


Sep 16, 2020

easy to understand