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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...

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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 Kuppan C R M

May 5, 2020

Good course.

By Vinita V

May 3, 2020

Good Teacher

By Anupam D

Apr 29, 2020

that's great

By Joe M

Apr 25, 2020

Really good!

By Kishore

Apr 24, 2020

Very helpful

By Mithun J

Apr 13, 2020

great course

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Mar 25, 2020

Good course!

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Sep 16, 2019

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Jul 24, 2019

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Jul 11, 2019

Best Course!

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May 18, 2019

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Feb 28, 2019

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Dec 13, 2018

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Nov 20, 2018

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Oct 9, 2018

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Aug 28, 2018

it is useful


Aug 24, 2018

good course


Jul 26, 2018

Nice course,

By Nakib A T

Apr 18, 2018

Fun course .

By Rajith E

Feb 26, 2018

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Jun 30, 2017

Great course

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By Vitor F d P

Dec 6, 2016

Good course!

By Kilambi B

Nov 2, 2016

great course