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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...

Top reviews


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 Muhammad I A

Jul 20, 2016

Great course & Great Instructor


Oct 12, 2020

very helpful course thank you.

By Riyaz u r J

Sep 30, 2020

Excellent teaching good course

By Jexy A

Sep 23, 2020

great experience good lectures

By Prabhanjana S

Aug 15, 2020

Excellent course for beginners

By Ashish K

Jul 20, 2020

concepts are clearly explained

By Debashis D

Jun 15, 2020

excellent interactive learning

By Abhay R

Jun 09, 2020

very good course for beginners

By Arun

May 01, 2020

all the topics are informative


Apr 24, 2020

Its very good experience to me

By Ishwor K

Jan 25, 2019

Its very good,I learn from it.

By Bhargav D

Dec 22, 2018

great peer graded assignments!


Mar 02, 2018

very good introduction for IOT

By Teresa L

Mar 05, 2017

Excellent! Very well explained

By kushal P

Nov 01, 2016

good for electronics beginners

By Afshaan L

Aug 29, 2016

excellent content ,very useful

By Berhe A

Aug 07, 2016

Excellent introduction to IoT!

By Edin

Feb 13, 2016

interesting, great, useful !!!

By Nadav Z

Oct 23, 2015

Great teacher, I learned a lot

By Abdulraheem O

Oct 16, 2020

How will I get my certificate

By Pasumarthi A

Aug 17, 2020

understandable video lectures

By Monika R

Aug 09, 2020

thanks for this opportunity!!

By Abhishek Z

Jul 15, 2020

Best instructors.Best course.

By Rana G

Jul 11, 2020

Very good learning experience

By Amadi A

Jun 25, 2020

excellently explained modules