About the course
Understand the building blocks of IOT and learn how to prototype your own IoT projects from scratch
IoT is a hot area and it has the potential to impact a variety of industries. This course is designed to initiate the widest possible group of people to the field of IoT and will be comprehensive in its scope. This course supplies in-depth content that put the theory into practice.
The course will start with a basic introduction to IoT and take the student through an IoT solution case study. You will then be given with another case study to understand the building blocks of a typical IoT solution which will introduce the Sparkfun ESP8266 “Thing”, which is a customized ESP8266 development board which we will use to rapidly prototype IoT solutions. The course will then introduce you to Cayenne - a drag and drop IoT platform which helps you to build IoT solutions fast without any programming needed, it also assists you in building interesting IoT solutions that cover all the basic building blocks of IoT.
Finally, you will be able to build IoT solutions on your own to solve your business needs.
The code bundle to this course is available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Introduction-to-Internet-of-Things
Style and Approach
An exhaustive course packed with step-by-step instructions, working examples, and helpful advice on using IoT in your daily task. This course is divided into clear chunks so you can learn at your own pace and focus on your own area of interest.
What You Will Learn
- Explore used cases and case studies how IoT is impacting the industries
- Work with Sensors
- Explore the different components of IoT
- Integrate Sensor data with Thing and Cayenne
- Rapidly build a prototype IoT solutions using Cayenne platform
- Work with different IoT platforms
- Implement IoT solutions using the ESP8266 “Thing”
- Build IoT solutions with the ESP8266 Thing and Cayenne
Venkatesh Varadachari is the founder of MAKERDEMY, a pioneer company in the field of Maker education. Through MAKERDEMY, Venkatesh works on several Maker domains like Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing and the Internet of Things. MAKERDEMY has the largest catalogue of IOT and related topics on Udemy. Venkatesh is actively involved in IOT education and applying his IOT knowledge to solve local business problems.
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