The course is designed to provide a high-level insight into the Internet of Things (IoT) based on the work undertaken by the IoT standard development organisations (SDO’s and IoT Industry Forums) e.g., ITU-T Study Group 20, ETSI 3rd Generation Partnership Project 3GPP, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, Internet Engineering Task Force – IETF etc,
The course provides a basic overview of the IoT reference model which consists of the following:
1. Application layer: Business and Consumer IoT Use Cases
2. Service and application support layer: IoT Platforms - Middleware, Database, Processing, Aggregation, Network / Device Management, etc.
3. Networks layer: GSM 3G, LTE 4G, CDMA 3G, LoRa, Sigfox, LTE-M, Weightless
4. Device Layer: devices, gateways, sensors, actuators, IoT Network, Short-Range Technologies – Wi-Fi, Zigbee, wHART, Bluetooth, NFC, RFID, Z-Wave, MiWi. Etc.
Each of the layers is decomposed as far as requirements, capabilities and use cases are concerned. Management, security and Interconnect generic and specific requirements are covered in the course.
The course is suitable for Telecoms/Information Communication Technology (ICT) engineers, technologist and technical professionals. All have a need to understand how the IoT will impact their respective businesses