Internet of Things technologies for Master students

Internet of Things: Concepts and technologies

Seville, May 18, 2016. The term 'Internet of Things' (IoT) belongs to the hypes in web technology nowadays. Even though, there are several levels to be achieved before the IoT is in place and can be used. Prof. Martínez Madrid explains to the Master students at the Universidad de Sevilla participating in the course Development of Web Applications ('Desarrollo de Aplicaciones Web'). Special emphasis has been put on explaining the origen, the stages and the evolution of this technology and the required conditions over time. Prof. Ortega (U Seville) has oragnized this session as part of the 'Máster Universitario en Ingeniería y Tecnología del Software' at the end of the lecture time before the students enter the exam period. 


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Prof. Dr. Natividad Martínez explaining the origen of IoT technology and the current status

The Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be omnipresent in our current world. Whether in smart homes, in connected cars, in smart factories or health technologies, many developments are related to IoT. But what is actually the Internet of Things and what is new about it? This lecture will present an introduction to the Internet of Things and its interpretation in different application domains. It will show the evolution of embedded systems towards the Internet of Things as well as the future expectations. A review of the most relevant hardware, software and network technologies in the field will be offered, including also data analytics and cloud solutions for IoT. Some practical experiences and initiatives in the different application domains will be highlighted. The lecture will close with a discussion on the current challenges of the Internet of Things.

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