What is the Internet of Things: An Introduction

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This module provides an overview of the Internet of Things technology. The emergence of the paradigm is explored and a range of application areas and challenges are discussed. In particular, we explain the broader implications of networked small devices, and the types of services they can provide. Some implications in the area of personal and information security challenges associated with deployment of Internet of Things and broad adoption of Internet connected small devices and sensor networks are also explored.


Thiemo Voigt

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Thiemo Voigt is Professor of Wireless Sensor Networks at Uppsala University Sweden. His research deals with development and use of sensor networking devices and software. He leads the Internet of Things research group at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS) and the Uppsala Networked Objects group at Uppsala University. He is the author of over 180 peer reviewed articles and conference papers in computer networking, sensor networking and Internet of Things. His research has been internationally recognized through invited lectures best paper awards for contributions to Internet of Things research.

Christian Rohner

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Christian Rohner is a Senior Researcher at Uppsala University, where his research focus is sensor networks and the internet of things. He has published over 80 articles and papers in peer reviewed conferences and journals, and is the recipient of several best paper and best presentation awards for his sensor network and Internet of Things research.

Production Year: 2017


What is the Internet of Things: An Introduction
  • Course Provider: Educational Activities
  • Course Number: EDP486
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.3 CEU/ 3 PDH