The world of IoT
The world of IoT
Modernisation of VET through Collaboration with the Industry
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Santiago Silvestre, Jordi Salazar


This module describes the world of Internet of things (IoT). Main technologies involved in the use of IoT are introduced. Moreover, IoT devices and platforms are also described in this module. Finally, a list of real IoT applications is shown for several typical IoT fields.


After studying this module, students will know the meaning of IoT. They will discover the advantages of the new generation mobile phone technologies for the deployment of IoT applications, as well as most common wireless communication technologies of application in the world of IoT.


IoT, M2M, IPv6, 5G, smart cities, industry 4.0, sensors, actuators.