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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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Oct 27, 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.


Sep 18, 2017

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

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By K L D

May 19, 2020

Ian harris sir lectures was great

By Gayathri M

May 09, 2020

Have learned something new atease

By Dr E D K R

Apr 29, 2020

Excellent course .Good teaching .

By Himanshu T

Feb 29, 2020

Thank you so much Ian Harris Sir.

By Muhammad i R

Dec 15, 2019

Prestigious Learning Opportunity!

By Edy P

Sep 14, 2019

I learn a lots, this is very good

By Narendra M

Sep 04, 2019

The way of teaching is excellent.

By Simon S

Jun 27, 2019

Great course. Amazing instructor.


Dec 04, 2018


By P J c

Nov 12, 2018

its a good course with all course


May 03, 2018

i just learned so many new things

By Divyesh K

Jul 06, 2017


By Alexander G

Oct 07, 2015

Usefull to get the basics of IoT.

By 17ce043 V K

Sep 30, 2020

nice course with superb content!


Sep 15, 2020

Very effective platform to learn

By M. H A P

Aug 20, 2020

Good course, but nothing special

By Catur A

Aug 03, 2020

Very good start for learning IoT

By Marwan G

Jul 18, 2020

Such a great course to enroll in

By Manas p

Jul 17, 2020

the lectures were really great!!

By Lakshmi R R L

Jul 15, 2020

Excellent course for beginners .

By Moin S

Jul 05, 2020

Very nice explained by Dr. Haris

By Masita @ M A J

Jun 24, 2020

A very good introductory course.

By Badre B

Jun 20, 2020

awesome course thank you so much

By Ishan J

Jun 10, 2020

Ian Harris sir you are the best.

By Mattela S S H C

Jun 06, 2020

Really worth taking this course.