An Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IOT) Specialization

Starts Oct 23

An Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IOT) Specialization

Create Your Own Internet of Things (IoT) Device

Design and create a simple IoT device in just six courses.

About This Specialization

Design, create, and deploy a fun IoT device using Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms. This Specialization covers embedded systems, the Raspberry Pi Platform, and the Arduino environment for building devices that can control the physical world. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by designing, building, and testing a microcontroller-based embedded system, producing a unique final project suitable for showcasing to future employers. Please note that this specialization does not offer discussion forums.

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6 courses

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Projects

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Certificates

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Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Introduction to the Internet of Things and Embedded Systems

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Commitment
    4 weeks, 1-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Vietnamese

    About the Course

    The explosive growth of the “Internet of Things” is changing our world and the rapid drop in price for typical IoT components is allowing people to innovate new designs and products at home. In this first class in the specialization you will l
  2. COURSE 2

    The Arduino Platform and C Programming

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The Arduino is an open-source computer hardware/software platform for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control the physical world around them. In this class you will learn how the Arduino platform works in term
  3. COURSE 3

    Interfacing with the Arduino

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Arduino senses the environment by receiving inputs from add-on devices such as sensors, and can control the world around it by adjusting lights, motors, and other actuators. In this class you will learn how and when to use the different types of sensors
  4. COURSE 4

    The Raspberry Pi Platform and Python Programming for the Raspberry Pi

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The Raspberry Pi is a small, affordable single-board computer that you will use to design and develop fun and practical IoT devices while learning programming and computer hardware. In addition, you will learn how to set up up the Rasp
  5. COURSE 5

    Interfacing with the Raspberry Pi

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study 2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The Raspberry Pi uses a variety of input/output devices based on protocols such as HDMI, USB, and Ethernet to communicate with the outside world. In this class you will learn how to use these protocols with other external devices (sensors, moto
  6. COURSE 6

    Programming for the Internet of Things Project

    Upcoming session: Nov 6
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    In this Capstone course, you will design a microcontroller-based embedded system. As an option, you can also build and test a system. The focus of your project will be to design the system so that it can be built on a low-cost budget for a re

Creators

  • University of California, Irvine

    As an independent school focused solely on the computer and information sciences, the UCI Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences has a unique perspective on the information technology disciplines that allows us a broad foundation from which to build educational programs and research initiatives that explore the many applications of the computing discipline — from circuits and systems to software engineering and human aspects of computing.

    Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways.

  • Ian Harris

    Ian Harris

    Associate Professor

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