University of Technology Sydney

48033 Internet of Things

6cp; Forms of attendance and mode of delivery in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community.
Requisite(s): (31267 Programming Fundamentals OR 31465 Object-oriented Programming OR 31508 Programming Fundamentals OR 31488 Programming Foundations OR 48023 Programming Fundamentals OR 48430 Fundamentals of C Programming) AND (31270 Networking Essentials OR 31467 Networking 1 OR 31516 Networking Fundamentals OR 31486 Data Communications OR 48720 Network Fundamentals OR 48740 Communications Networks OR 41092 Network Fundamentals OR 41090 Information and Signals)
Anti-requisite(s): 49227 Advanced Sensor Networks



The Internet of Things (IoT) is a distributed system, in which autonomous devices, sometimes called motes, collect environmental data (such as location, speed, temperature, humidity and sound level) or, more recently, medical data (such as heart rate, blood oxygen level and pulse rate). The data is collected across the network, aggregated and fed into business applications. Sensor and actuator networks, telemetry, data processing, distributed data bases, machine vision, AI and analytics are enablers for various applications, including environmental monitoring and control, agricultural monitoring and control, medical monitoring, habitat monitoring and military surveillance. In this subject, students learn the theory, the concepts and the practice of the new paradigm. By designing and developing a medium-complexity, IoT-based application, students learn new skills, learn the benefits of the technology and explore new models of service deployment and data delivery.

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Spring session, City campus

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