Internet of Things, or IoT in short, is the internetworking of physical devices like sensors, motors or simply a smart device and linking them to cloud, so as to get updates remotely from almost anywhere. IoT has promising applications for smart homes, wearable devices, smart cities, connected cars and more.
This course introduces you to the amazing world of IoT and its fascinating applications. Using an Arduino board and an LDR sensor, you will develop an electronic device that automatically switches the street light ON and OFF based on the amount of sunlight present. This is one of the key components of smart cities where energy will be used very efficiently by turning the streetlights ON and OFF at the right time as needed. The system will have an LDR sensor that detects the light intensity continuously and sends data to the Arduino. The data will be sent to the cloud for storage and analysis where reports can be generated to show the duration when lights are ON, the amount of power consumed and saved.
Apart from gaining practical skills on Internet of Things technology, you will also learn about Arduino, Arduino programming, interfacing sensors with Arduino and calibrating them by doing this course.
Learn the basics of Internet of Things and its applications
Work with LDR sensor to detect the sunlight intensity
Work with LDR sensor to set up a automated street lighting system
Setup IoT connectivity using a remote desktop
Develop and test an IoT based Automated Street Lighting System
Lecture Session - 4 hrs
Design Session - 1 hr
Fabrication Session - 1 hr
Programming Session - 6 hrs
Testing & Competition Session - 4 hrs
Internet of Things
Basics & Terminology
Design of a Communication Network with WiFi
Wireless Communication using WiFi
Sending Automated E-Mails
Arduino Uno - Architecture, Programming & Trouble-shooting
ESP8266 - Concepts, Architecture & Applications
LDR Sensor - Concepts & Working
Building IOT based Automated Street Lighting System - Design and Implementation
Setting up ThingSpeak
Relay Driver Modules
USB to UART Cable
All the above components would be provided during the program to participants in groups of 5 but would be taken back at the end.
Participants registering in groups of 5 will get take-home kit for free. Take-home kit consists of all the above items excluding the items marked with*.
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View status of registered and attended workshops
View study materials for workshops attended
Write online exams and receive separate certificates with scores. These certificates with scores will provide students an opportunity to show their learning in job interviews.
All Skyfi Labs certificates have an unique ID which can be verified online for authentication
Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion with Distinction (for top performers)
Anybody interested in Internet of Things, Arduino Architecture & Programming, Automated Street Lighting System can attend this course.
Why Skyfi Labs?
Skyfi Labs - an award winning company working towards transforming textbook geniuses into productive engineers.
Awards won by us:
2nd Best Business Venture Award, Ideas, IIT Kanpur
30 Most Promising Startups, Next Big Idea, IIM Bangalore
A venture by IIT Kanpur alumni and funded by The Chennai Angels and Spark Capital
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