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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 Faisal N

Jul 13, 2020

Excellent content and easy to understand

By Pranali P P

Jun 30, 2020

amazing course and highly recommendable.

By Mohammad A S

Jun 28, 2020

Amazing! My formal introduction to IoTs.

By Gokul s s

Jun 02, 2020

It is very good course.i really enjoy it

By Aamir K

May 21, 2020

An interesting course for the beginners.


May 16, 2020

Learnt the new skills from this platform

By Anil D

Nov 29, 2019

Very Clear and well thought .

Thank you .

By shaik m k

Jun 10, 2018

very useful to know and learn the basics

By Fernando H U

Nov 24, 2017

The course is basic but it is very good!

By Saleh A K

Jun 17, 2017

It was a great course for the beginners.

By Nguyen D T

Jun 04, 2017

It is very basic and easy to understand.

By Javier F H

Oct 01, 2016

Very Good master. Easy to learn with us.

By Swapan S

Feb 22, 2016

Very good basics coverage. Prof. is cool

By Mahmoud A E H

Feb 11, 2016

enjoyable course and a great instructor.

By Veena D

Jun 07, 2020

Give more practical sessions and codes.

By Dr. S J

May 31, 2020

Curriculum and content delivery is good

By Mrs M E

May 30, 2020

Very good course to learn basics of IoT

By Rishabh S (

May 16, 2020

Best course to start of for a beginner.

By Rakesh B H ( E

May 15, 2020

excellent ,real time examples are given

By Jainam M G

May 03, 2020

Nice introductory course for beginners!

By Himanshu G

Mar 24, 2020

Good Introduction to the IOT Landscape.

By Akhil G

Sep 03, 2019

A very basic start. Highly appreciated.

By shahid . S

Aug 01, 2019

very informative and interesting course

By Saumyajit M

Nov 21, 2017

original course. lot of things to learn

By Mohamed S

Oct 10, 2017

Well organized and simple illustration.