Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals Training

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Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals Training

Become an IoT Engineer / Product Manager. Learn IoT basics, devices, connectivity. Apply ML in IoT to build smart cities

updated on icon Updated on Dec, 2023

language icon Language - English

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architecture icon IT & Software,Internet Of Things,IT Certification

Lectures -17

Duration -10.5 hours


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Course Description

A warm welcome to the Internet of things (IoT) course by Uplatz.

The Internet of things (IoT) is a term for the growing number of electronics that aren't traditional computing devices, but are connected to the internet to send data, receive instructions or both.

There's an incredibly broad range of things that fall under that umbrella: Internet-connected smart versions of traditional appliances like refrigerators and light bulbs, gadgets that could only exist in an internet-enabled world like Alexa-style digital assistants; internet-enabled sensors that are transforming factories, healthcare, transportation, distribution centers and farms.

The Internet of Things is transforming our physical world into a complex and dynamic system of connected devices on an unprecedented scale. The IoT brings the power of the internet, data processing and analytics to the real world of physical objects. For consumers, this means interacting with the global information network without the intermediary of a keyboard and screen; many of their everyday objects and appliances can take instructions from that network with minimal human intervention.

Simply put, IoT is about connecting machines or, as we refer to them, ‘things’ that were previously ‘dumb objects’. You can think everything from your toaster to a security camera, to the internet in order to transmit the data they collect, monitor them and enable them to ‘talk to each other’.

Advances in technology are making possible a more widespread adoption of IoT, from pill-shaped micro-cameras that can pinpoint thousands of images within the body, to smart sensors that can assess crop conditions on a farm, to the smart home devices that are becoming increasingly popular.

Uplatz provides this comprehensive course on IoT basics to help you get started with the IoT world. This IoT course will help you:

  • Describe the evolution of the Internet of Things

  • Identify the range of options for the way things can communicate

  • Select the standards most appropriate for building successful communications

  • Build addressing architectures that can scale to the sizes required

  • Analyze and record the interactions

  • Visualize the results of interactions

  • Deliver the security that modern services demand

  • Build new service networks that can support the future Internet of Things

In this Internet of Things (IoT) course, students will learn general strategies for planning, designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining an IoT system. Besides other things, you will learn what are the building blocks of IoT and what are the underlying technologies that drive the IoT revolution. There is also a case study on building a smart city by assembling and configuring IoT devices to work in a sensor network.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts of IoT

  • Plan an IoT implementation

  • Construct and program an IoT device

  • Communicate with an IoT device using wired and wireless connections

  • Process sensor input and control an actuator on an IoT device

  • Manage security, privacy, and safety risks on IoT projects

  • Learn how to apply Machine Learning in IoT

  • Manage an IoT prototyping and development project throughout the development lifecycle

Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals - Course Syllabus

1. Overview of Internet of Things (IoT)

  • What is Internet of Things?

  • Why to learn IoT?

  • Growth in IoT

  • History of IoT

  • The Power of IoT

  • How an IoT System Actually Works

  • Fundamental components of an IoT system

  • Application of IoT

2. Sensors & Devices

  • Overview of Sensors and Devices

  • IoT Device Hardware

  • Scaling

  • Manufacturing & Shipping

  • Gateways

3. Connectivity

  • Introduction to Connectivity

  • Cellular

  • Satellite

  • WiFi

  • Bluetooth


4. Data Processing

  • Introduction to the Cloud

  • Introduction to the IoT Platform

    • When Should Your Organization Use an IoT Platform?

    • IoT Platform Types

    • Choosing an IoT Platform

    • When Do You Need an IoT Platform?

  • APIs

5. User Interface & User Experience in IoT

  • Introduction to UI & UX for IoT

  • User Interface

  • History of UI

  • User Experience (UX)

  • How IoT will change UX

  • Key Considerations for UIs

6. IoT Protocols & Machine Learning for IoT

  • Overview of IoT Protocols

  • IoT Network Protocols

    • HTTP

    • LoRaWan

    • Bluetooth

    • ZigBee

  • IoT Data Protocols

    • MQTT

    • CoAP

    • AMQP

    • M2M Communication protocol

    • XMPP

  • Why should you care about IoT protocols?

  • Machine Learning for IoT

7. IoT for Smart Cities

  • What is a smart city?

  • Why do we need smart cities?

  • What is the role of IoT in Smart Cities?

  • Smart city case study: Barcelona, Spain

Who this course is for:

  • Embedded IoT Engineers
  • Beginners and Newbies aspiring for a career in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies
  • Product Managers - IOT, Global platforms
  • Sales Executives - IOT & AR
  • IoT Security Graduate Engineers
  • Electronics Design Engineers - BLE, IoT, Bluetooth, PCB
  • IoT Solution Architects & Enterprise Architects
  • DevOps Engineers - IoT, Cloud Deployment
  • Data and IoT Engineers
  • IoT Enthusiasts and anyone interested in learning IoT
  • FullStack Developers - Angular, Typescript, AWS, IoT, Linux
  • IoT Technologists
  • IoT Project Managers & Strategic Advisors
  • Lead Developers - Growing IoT Business
  • IoT Sales Directors


What will you learn in this course:

  • Basic understanding of Internet of Things (IoT) concepts

  • What is IoT, Why to learn IoT, History & Growth of IoT

  • Power of IoT and how an IoT system works

  • Fundamental components of an IoT system

  • Application of IoT

  • Overview of Sensors and Devices

  • IoT Device Hardware, Scaling, Manufacturing & Shipping, Gateways

  • IoT Connectivity - Cellular, Satellite, WiFi, Bluetooth, LPWAN

  • Data Processing - Introduction to Cloud & IoT Platform

  • IoT Platform Types, Choosing an IoT Platform

  • When do you need an IoT Platform?

  • IoT APIs introduction

  • User Interface & User Experience in IoT

  • IoT Protocols & Machine Learning for IoT

  • IoT Network Protocols - HTTP, LoRaWan, Bluetooth, ZigBee

  • IoT Data Protocols - MQTT, CoAP, AMQP, M2M Communication protocol, XMPP

  • IOT for smart cities - What is a smart city and what is the role of IoT in Smart Cities?

  • Smart city case study: Barcelona, Spain


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Enthusiasm and determination to make your mark on the world!

Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals Training


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Overview of Internet of Things (IoT)
3 Lectures
  • play icon Overview of Internet of Things (IoT) - part 1 35:45 35:45
  • play icon Overview of Internet of Things (IoT) - part 2 26:21 26:21
  • play icon Overview of Internet of Things (IoT) - part 3 47:31 47:31
Sensors and Devices
3 Lectures
2 Lectures
Data Processing
2 Lectures
User Interface and User Experience in IoT
2 Lectures
IoT Protocols and ML for IoT
3 Lectures
IoT for Smart Cities
2 Lectures

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