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Introduction to the The Internet of Things (IoT)

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the exciting world of the IoT in which we are surrounded by smart connected devices and intuitive interfaces to the digital world. It explores IoT devices, communication technologies, use cases, and specific IoT applications. It considers how the IoT is used to increase productivity and effectiveness in uses such as smart manufacturing, predictive maintenance, remote assistance, smart cities, smart agriculture, and healthcare. It introduces data analytics, machine learning, augmented reality, and other topics that are important for the IoT and its applications. It introduces the features of cloud based IoT platforms such as Amazon AWS IoT, Microsoft Azure IoT, and ThingSpeak. It considers how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and 5G wireless connectivity are being used to create innovative IoT solutions.

  • Details
  • $725
  • October 04, 2021 to December 12, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00170
  • ID/Units: EECS X480  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2021


Thomas C. Jannett, M.S., Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching and research. Research expertise includes smart sensor networks that use intelligent control and signal processing. He developed instruments and rehabilitation devices that use embedded microcomputers for data acquisition, signal processing, and intelligent control. He has published extensively in these areas. Current interests include analytics, machine learning, and the Internet of Things.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START10/04/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END12/12/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---