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Internet of Things (IoT) Fundamentals

Video Description

15 Hours of Expert Video Instruction

Overview

By 2020, more than 50 billion “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices will be connected to the Internet. Those connections are already enabling radically new business models, capabilities, and applications, making IoT knowledge indispensable for executives and technologists alike. The IoT Fundamentals LiveLessons video training course offers 10 hours of expert instruction on all the essentials‚Äîfrom sensors and connectivity to data analytics and key industry applications.

Leading Cisco IoT experts Robert Barton and Jerome Henry illuminate core IoT technologies, components, and the building blocks of IoT solutions. They explore IoT network architecture and security considerations, show how to leverage the power of immense IoT data flows, and introduce important IoT applications in several key vertical markets.

Barton and Henry’s 19 well-organized lessons teach through real examples, easy-to-follow animations, and detailed audio explanations. Whatever your role in planning for, using, or building IoT technologies, IoT Fundamentals LiveLessons will help you start fast‚Äîand succeed.

Coverage includes

  • What IoT is and how it is transforming businesses
  • Common IoT challenges, building blocks, and architectures
  • Core IoT networking protocols, including the 802.15.4 and LPWA families
  • Models for protecting security and integrity in IoT networks
  • Simple, low-cost IoT networks for homes and small businesses
  • IPv6 adaptations for low power and lossy IoT networks
  • IoT management protocols, including CoAP, MQTT, and SCADA
  • Moving processing to the edge and to the “fog” layer
  • Using data analytics to maximize the value of IoT systems
  • Analyzing IoT data with Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, and the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Industry-specific techniques, smart objects, protocols, and analytic techniques
  • IoT for utilities, the smart grid, and energy efficiency
  • IoT for connected and self-driving cars, mass transit, and cargo transportation
  • IoT for manufacturing: reducing cost and accelerating delivery
  • IoT for smart and connected cities: lighting, parking, and public safety
  • IoT for safer, more efficient oil/gas production and mining

Skill Level

  • All levels

Learn How To

  • Plan, organize, build, and deploy end-to-end IoT solutions
  • Navigate today’s IoT product marketplace
  • Use maturing IoT technologies to solve many business and technical problems
  • Make sense of the full IoT protocol stack, from 802.15.4 and LPWA to IPv6 adaptations and management
  • Architect IoT networks for maximum security and integrity
  • Generate meaningful intelligence from the data your smart objects capture
  • Compare and use batch-level and real-time streaming analytics
  • Improve IoT system efficiency through fog and edge computing
  • Leverage key IoT applications for utilities, transportation, manufacturing, smart cities, public safety, oil/gas production, and mining

Who Should Take This Course

For wide audiences of IT, operations, and business professionals who want to plan for, deploy, secure, and leverage the benefits of IoT technologies. This course’s case study applications will have special appeal to professionals in a wide range of industries, including municipal and other government operations; building management; power, water, and gas utility engineering; transportation; telecommunications; manufacturing; energy, and many others.

Course Requirements

Requires basic knowledge of Internet and networking technology.

Table of Contents


Module 1: What is the Internet of Things?:
Lesson 1: An Introduction to IoT:
Lesson 2: IoT Architectures:


Module 2: Building an IoT Network:
Lesson 3: Sensors and Actuators:
Lesson 4: Connecting IoT Devices over Wireless with IEEE 802.15.4:
Lesson 5: Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs):
Lesson 6: IoT Connectivity for the Home Network:
Lesson 7: IPv6 Fundamentals for IoT:
Lesson 8: Management Protocols for IoT
Lesson 9: IoT Security:

Module 3: Harnessing the Data from IoT Devices:
Lesson 10: An Introduction to Analytics:
Lesson 11: Fog and Edge Computing:
Lesson 12: Data Analytics Architectures:

Module 4: IoT Considerations for Industry:
Lesson 13: Utilities and the Smart Grid:
Lesson 14: IoT for Transportation:
Lesson 15: Manufacturing:
Lesson 16: IoT for Connected and Smart Cities:
Lesson 17: IoT for Public Safety:
Lesson 18: Oil and Gas:
Lesson 19: IoT for Mining:

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Internet of Things Fundamentals: Introduction 00:03:05
  2. Module 1: What is the Internet of Things?
    1. Module Intro 00:00:54
  3. Lesson 1: An Introduction to IoT
    1. Learning objectives 00:00:58
    2. 1.1 What is IoT 00:03:20
    3. 1.2 IoT Building Blocks 00:09:18
    4. 1.3 IoT Connectivity 00:06:52
    5. 1.4 IoT and Internet 00:10:02
    6. 1.5 How IoT is Transforming Businesses 00:13:50
    7. Summary 00:01:26
  4. Lesson 2: IoT Architectures
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:07
    2. 2.1 IoT Architecture Requirements 00:06:24
    3. 2.2 Architecture Models 00:13:26
    4. 2.3 A Simplified Model 00:07:33
    5. 2.4 IoT Connectivity Landscape 00:02:46
    6. 2.5 Range, Throughput, and Scale 00:16:23
    7. Summary 00:01:40
  5. Module 2: Building an IoT Network
    1. Module Intro 00:02:38
  6. Lesson 3: Sensors and Actuators
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:17
    2. 3.1 Sensor Types 00:09:59
    3. 3.2 Sensing Actions 00:11:17
    4. 3.3 Actuators and MEMS 00:12:20
    5. 3.4 Smart Objects? 00:07:46
    6. 3.5 SANETs 00:05:34
    7. 3.6 WSNs 00:09:18
    8. 3.7 WSN Communication Protocols 00:13:09
    9. Summary 00:02:07
  7. Lesson 4: Connecting IoT Devices over Wireless with IEEE 802.15.4
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:48
    2. 4.1 Introduction to 802.15.4 00:08:31
    3. 4.2 802.15.4 Family of Protocols 00:07:31
    4. 4.3 802.15.4 Amendments 00:10:19
    5. 4.4 Topology 00:09:38
    6. 4.5 802.15.4g 00:10:51
    7. 4.6 802.15.4e and MAC Enhancements 00:09:53
    8. 4.7 ZigBee 00:08:22
    9. 4.8 802.15.4 Use Cases 00:08:41
    10. Summary 00:02:08
  8. Lesson 5: Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs)
    1. Learning objectives 00:02:05
    2. 5.1 The Emerging World of LPWANs 00:11:00
    3. 5.2 An Introduction of LoRaWAN 00:07:12
    4. 5.3 LoRa Radio Fundamentals 00:07:25
    5. 5.4 LoRaWAN Sensors and Devices 00:08:17
    6. 5.5 LoRaWAN Network Architecture 00:06:48
    7. 5.6 Use Case Examples 00:05:24
    8. Summary 00:00:54
  9. Lesson 6: IoT Connectivity for the Home Network
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:12
    2. 6.1 Home IoT Use Cases 00:08:57
    3. 6.2 Home IoT Protocols Requirements 00:13:16
    4. 6.3 NFC 00:03:35
    5. 6.4 Bluetooth 00:14:34
    6. 6.5 Wi-Fi 00:06:43
    7. 6.6 Introduction to IEEE 802.11ah 00:13:22
    8. Summary 00:01:59
  10. Lesson 7: IPv6 Fundamentals for IoT
    1. Learning objectives 00:02:37
    2. 7.1 Driving Forces for IPv6 in IoT 00:07:19
    3. 7.2 IPv6 and it's Place in an IoT Architecture 00:06:12
    4. 7.3 The IPv6 Adaptation Layer for Constrained Networks 00:04:57
    5. 7.4 Routing in IoT Networks: RPL 00:12:10
    6. 7.5 Legacy Device Support in IPv6 IoT Networks 00:06:19
    7. 7.6 IPv6 and Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) 00:05:50
    8. Summary 00:00:53
  11. Lesson 8: Management Protocols for IoT
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:57
    2. 8.1 Understanding the Need for Management Protocols for IoT 00:14:02
    3. 8.2 Understanding CoAP 00:13:55
    4. 8.3 Understanding MQTT 00:16:18
    5. 8.4 Understanding SCADA 00:07:27
    6. Summary 00:01:58
  12. Lesson 9: IoT Security
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:57
    2. 9.1 An Introduction to IoT and Industrial Security 00:12:50
    3. 9.2 IoT Security Key Principles 00:12:32
    4. 9.3 A Model for IoT Security 00:12:26
    5. 9.4 IoT Security Case Studies 00:08:05
    6. Summary 00:01:10
  13. Module 3: Harnessing the Data from IoT Devices
    1. Module Intro 00:01:45
  14. Lesson 10: An Introduction to Analytics
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:22
    2. 10.1 Analytics and IoT 00:07:05
    3. 10.2 Big Data Analytics 00:10:13
    4. 10.3 An Introduction to Machine Learning 00:14:17
    5. 10.4 Network Analytics 00:05:43
    6. Summary 00:01:17
  15. Lesson 11: Fog and Edge Computing
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:12
    2. 11.1 A New Paradigm in Computing 00:05:27
    3. 11.2 IoT Distributed Computing Architectures 00:12:01
    4. 11.3 Fog Building Blocks 00:06:53
    5. 11.4 Fog and Edge Computing Use Cases 00:07:48
    6. Summary 00:00:38
  16. Lesson 12: Data Analytics Architectures
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:30
    2. 12.1 Architectures for Big Data 00:05:10
    3. 12.2 Introduction to Hadoop 00:08:48
    4. 12.3 Hadoop Ecosystem Components 00:04:49
    5. 12.4 Real Time Analytics 00:06:44
    6. Summary 00:00:50
  17. Module 4: IoT Considerations for Industry
    1. Module Intro 00:00:49
  18. Lesson 13: Utilities and the Smart Grid
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:48
    2. 13.1 The Utility Industry 00:11:08
    3. 13.2 Substation Automation 00:07:38
    4. 13.3 Communications Over the Utility WAN 00:15:08
    5. 13.4 Field Area Networks (FANs) 00:10:25
    6. Summary 00:01:07
  19. Lesson 14: IoT for Transportation
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:52
    2. 14.1 Connected Car 00:16:48
    3. 14.2 V2X 00:15:24
    4. 14.3 V2X Applications 00:11:47
    5. 14.4 Connected Fleet and Mass Transit 00:10:22
    6. 14.5 Connected Rail 00:16:52
    7. Summary 00:01:59
  20. Lesson 15: Manufacturing
    1. Learning objectives 00:02:02
    2. 15.1 The Manufacturing Industry 00:07:24
    3. 15.2 IoT Industrial Network Architecture 00:05:22
    4. 15.3 Industrial Network Design Considerations 00:10:14
    5. 15.4 Industrial Protocols 00:04:34
    6. 15.5 Factory Security 00:07:33
    7. Summary 00:00:44
  21. Lesson 16: IoT for Connected and Smart Cities
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:33
    2. 16.1 Why IoT for Smart Cities 00:07:41
    3. 16.2 SCC IoT Architecture 00:08:11
    4. 16.3 SCC IoT Example—Lighting 00:07:30
    5. 16.4 SCC IoT Example—Parking 00:08:38
    6. Summary 00:01:25
  22. Lesson 17: IoT for Public Safety
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:52
    2. 17.1 IoT for Public Safety Landscape 00:10:58
    3. 17.2 IoT Blueprint for Public Safety 00:05:33
    4. 17.3 Mobile Emergency Responder 00:11:11
    5. 17.4 School Bus Safety Example 00:05:52
    6. Summary 00:01:40
  23. Lesson 18: Oil and Gas
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:29
    2. 18.1 The Oil and Gas Industry—Trends and Challenges 00:08:35
    3. 18.2 IoT Architectures for Oil and Gas 00:14:21
    4. 18.3 Securing IoT for Oil and Gas 00:04:36
    5. Summary 00:00:50
  24. Lesson 19: IoT for Mining
    1. Learning objectives 00:01:27
    2. 19.1 Why IoT for Mining 00:10:54
    3. 19.2 Why IoT for Mining Solutions 00:13:17
    4. 19.3 IoT Architecture for Mining 00:13:12
    5. Summary 00:01:35
  25. Summary
    1. Internet of Things Fundamentals: Summary 00:03:56