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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
24 minutes to complete

Introduction

Welcome to the Internet of Things! Before diving into this course give us a chance to let you know what it is all about! We will walk you through a module by module outline that will give you highlights on the interesting aspects of the course....
Reading
1 video (Total 4 min), 2 readings
Reading2 readings
Capstone Slides10m
"The BIG picture" - (Mandatory reading)10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Capstone, Part 1 - Getting ready

This section will go over the approach our team took while setting up the Capstone project. Here you will see some diagrams, as well as the system components which were used to build our entire systems. We offer recommendations, highlights and examples as to how you can reduce or expand on the project we provide as a template....
Reading
5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
Approach10m
System Components10m
More examples9m
A look back at Part 12m
Reading2 readings
Reflection10m
Tips and examples10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Reflective quiz #18m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Capstone, Part 2 - Getting set up

In this module you will get to see everything! All of the components we purchased for our project as well as some alternative that might help you cut the price or increase the power of your own system. Once we look at everything we will be using to build our system, we will quickly put it together and test it outside in the sun....
Reading
5 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading
Video5 videos
What's in the box?6m
Back in the box!12m
Outdoor test of system8m
Wrapping up the capstone2m
Reading1 reading
Closing in on the final10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Final - The last module

This module consists of a peer review assignment with two submission requirements. Please read the peer review assignment carefully and submit the required files for review from your classmates. We here look forward to seeing all of the exiting projects you come up with! Remember: If there are any questions, comments, concerns, or if you would just like to show off some pictures or videos, please go to the discussion section and post. I am sure your classmates would love to help and/or hear about your project....
Reading
1 quiz

Instructors

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Ganz Chockalingam

Principal Engineer
Qualcomm Institute of Calit2, UC, San Diego
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Harinath Garudadri

Associate Research Scientist
Qualcomm Institute of Calit2, UC, San Diego

About University of California San Diego

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory....

About the Internet of Things Specialization

This Specialization covers the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services—including devices for sensing, actuation, processing, and communication—to help you develop skills and experiences you can employ in designing novel systems. The Specialization has theory and lab sections. In the lab sections you will learn hands-on IoT concepts such as sensing, actuation and communication. In the final Capstone Project, developed in partnership with Qualcomm, you’ll apply the skills you learned on a project of your choice using the DragonBoard 410c platform....
Internet of Things

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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