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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...

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Sep 18, 2017

good course :)\n\nplease review my assignment to complete my course :(\n\n


May 29, 2020

This couse 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 Adarsh s

Apr 08, 2019

Best for learning iot.

Very good content .

By Deleted A

Jan 14, 2019

thanks courser instructor explains clearly


May 28, 2018

I have learnt a lot right from the basics

By Ashok D

Dec 15, 2017

Excellent course to get introduced to IoT!

By Edward S

Jun 03, 2017

I like how Prof Harris explain all the sub

By ratneswar r

Feb 07, 2017

Excellent course work..Loved the lectures.

By Boris M

Jun 15, 2016

I am very happy to learn from this course!

By Paresh D

Jun 08, 2016

hats off to the teacher.Great explaination

By Pradeep D

Jan 27, 2016

Excellent introduction to the IoT concept.

By Varadaraja

Nov 16, 2015

wonderful course, helped a lot. Thank you.


Sep 18, 2015

Excellent course love it..................

By Talha Y

Sep 28, 2020

An ideal course to start your IoT career.


Sep 15, 2020

great illustrator, with great explanation

By Tejashwini

Jun 20, 2020

The course was Good and helpful. Thank u.

By Eunice T F V

Jun 19, 2020

The best course about Introduction of IoT

By Manikant R

Jun 06, 2020

Everything is well explained, good course

By Lucca M d M

May 25, 2020

Very clarifying intro to the IoT universe

By Jayarama K C

Apr 20, 2020

instructor delivery and examples are good

By Fady M L

Dec 20, 2019

give excellent background for IOT systems

By Ahmed R S S

Mar 06, 2019

Great Course with such a great professor!

By Jase T

Aug 13, 2018

The lectures and material are intriguing!

By Anuhya J

Apr 19, 2016

very neatly organised . Great teaching :)

By Shaeemuddin A

Aug 17, 2020

Amazing Course for basic learning on IoT

By kasiyammal m

Aug 16, 2020

Excellent course by UCI through Coursera

By Shuvajit M

Aug 09, 2020

Very good course for Internet of Things.