Free Online Course on IoT Sensors and Devices

Curtin University is offering free online course on IoT Sensors and Devices. This course is for practical learners who want to explore and interact with the IoT Bridge between the cyber- and physical worlds, in order to create efficiencies or solve business problems.

In this five-week course, applicants will explore various IoT devices and sensor types, how they work, and how we connect them. Map out the process for developing your own IoT ideas. This course will start on May 1, 2018.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 5 weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours pw
Subject: Electronics
Institution: Curtin University and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for ?9672
Session: Course Starts on May 1, 2018

Providers’ Details

Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university, with more than 53,000 students from over 130 countries. As a world-class, internationally focused institution, Curtin’s mission is to change minds, lives and the world through leadership, innovation and excellence in teaching and research.

About This Course

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.

Why Take This Course?

This course is for practical learners who want to explore and interact with the IoT bridge between the cyber- and physical worlds, in order to create efficiencies or solve business problems.

In this course, you will learn about the ‘things’ that get connected in the Internet of Things to sense and interact with the real world environment – from something as simple as a smoke detector to a robotic arm in manufacturing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the sensors and other devices needed for different IoT solutions.
  • Basic electronic design as applied to IoT sensors and embedded controllers.
  • Understand and map out an IoT system incorporating specific devices.

Instructors

Iain Murray AM

Iain is an academic in the School of Electrical Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences at Curtin University, specializing in networking, embedded systems and assistive technology.

Nazanin Mohammadi

Nazanin Mohammadi is a computer network and IT specialist in educational environments.

We-Juet (Bert) Wong

Bert received his B.E. and M.E. degrees from Curtin University and completed his Ph.D.

Requirements

None

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
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  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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