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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

PK
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.

ME
Sep 17, 2017

good course :)\n\nplease review my assignment to complete my course :(\n\nhttps://www.coursera.org/learn/iot/peer/qYW91/module-1-peer-review-identify-and-analyze-a-device/review/VBUuMpl_EeeuPhL2ByDlUA

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By Nemesio C L

Sep 14, 2018

Great introduction! Great professor Ian Harris. Many good information well explained. Thank you.

By Payal s

Apr 17, 2017

Its really good course to take up if you want to know about IOT in simple language. I enjoyed it

By Hemendra S

Aug 20, 2016

Very detailed and well covered topics. A very good course to introduce a budding IOT enthusiast.

By Chinonso E

Jun 23, 2020

A great beginner-friendly course and a good refresher course for those who have left the field.

By Rainer B

Mar 20, 2019

very concise and structured course especially when you did not have any exposure to iOT before.

By Aman M

Jan 25, 2017

Great course. It definitely helped me with the basic concept and structure of embedded systems.

By Khoi C

Nov 23, 2015

Concise and informative. This introductory course interested me into the IoT field. Recommended

By Timothy W

Oct 21, 2015

So far excellent course! Taught very well and the material is presented in approachable manner.

By Javier R V

Oct 21, 2020

Well explained course. All the concepts discussed about embedded systems will be clear to you.

By Shriram R

May 25, 2020

Easily one of the best courses I've seen. Perfect for beginners to get a clear idea about IOT.

By Andres C

Jan 26, 2018

Great intro for IoT. I would recommend this course if you want to get the basic understanding.

By Utkarsh S

Jun 7, 2020

Effective and easy way of teaching and the professor is so friendly . i completely loved this

By Battula C

Apr 22, 2020

i'm very happy with the course.got to learn a lot of new things .thank you sir for the course

By Om A P

Aug 28, 2019

The course is very informative. Great for beginners in the field of IoT and Embedded Systems.

By Ankita G

Jun 24, 2018

It was short and introductory course on internet of things . It was quite easy and enjoyable.

By Dexter T

Sep 5, 2017

An amazing class with a brilliant professor who is poised in making the complicated simple.

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By Erdinc

Aug 6, 2020

That is fundamental embedded systems introduction course, there is no much technical detail.

By DR. S

May 15, 2020

Clearly explained the basic concepts. Lot of projects concepts be discussed. Very effective.

By Durga P K

Apr 12, 2020

Best course for the beginners. Every part is well explained and upto the need for a beginer.

By Gautam

Mar 30, 2020

This course is good and can teach you about the internet and the devices related to internet

By Adam S

Nov 15, 2018

Great introduction and coverage of the various areas and technologies that "things" require.

By Elizaveta P

Nov 28, 2018

Great introductory course, not too technical but give you an decent overview of the basics.

By Lin G S

Jun 14, 2018

Great Introduction to IOT, professor Ian Harris explains concepts concisely and humorously.

By Pavan K N

Sep 17, 2017

Basic Introduction but I did relearn a lot of things that I had forgotten from this course.

By Anjali P

Aug 2, 2017

Excellent explanation.Eveey topic has been well covered. The topics are easy to understand.