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What do the Apple Watch, Nest thermostat, Amazon Echo, and the Pebble smartwatch have in common? They're all "things" in the Internet of Things, a worldwide network of soon-to-be- 40 Billion devices communicating with each other, the cloud and our phones.

This course will lead you through the design, development and prototyping of a representative "Thing" and show you how to prepare to launch a crowd funding campaign to finance production.

Starting with an exploration of what is the Internet of Things and what exactly a "Thing" is, students will learn the steps from idea to prototype including:

  • Selecting a development platform for your hardware
  • Selecting the right programming language for your requirements
  • Installing development tools and updating firmware
  • Building a prototype device using a breadboard and Intel Edison
  • Writing firmware
  • Connecting to a cloud service
  • Building an iOS companion app
  • Prepare for real-world production
  • Understand how to launch on Kickstarter
  • Over 45 lectures and more than 4 hours of content
  • Understand the options for developing a "Thing"
  • Understand how to build a representative "Thing"
  • Learn how to connect to a cloud service from a "Thing"
  • Learn how to communicate between an iOS device and a "Thing"

Updated on 01 April, 2018
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