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IoT Networks and Protocols

Provided by Curtin University (CurtinX)
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Free

$149 USD for graded exams and assignments, plus a certificate

Learn about IoT networks and the protocols and standards associated with the Internet and how these apply to the IoT.

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What you will learn

  • Understand the component parts of an IoT network and its connections
  • Evaluate different infrastructure components and network systems
  • Analyse protocols and determine best fit for different IoT applications
  • Design the basic network for your own IoT ideas

Overview

The Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding at a rapid rate, and it is becoming increasingly important for professionals to understand what it is, how it works, and how to harness its power to improve your business.

This course is part of the The Internet of Things (IoT) MicroMasters Program. In this course we will focus on how the IoT works. You will learn about IoT networks and explore how ‘things’ connect to it, including whether the connection and processing is local (fog) or remote (cloud).

We will explore data networks, connection types, layer models and analyze IoT protocols and standards.

You’ll also learn how to evaluate different infrastructure components and network systems, and how to go about designing a basic network for your own IoT ideas.

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