For the new academic year starting August 2015, Singapore Management University (SMU) students can look forward to a new elective course on the Internet of Things (IoT): Technology and Applications.
Conducted by the School of Information Systems (SIS), this new course aims to expose students to learn more about IoT, which refers to a phenomenon where an interconnecting network of "things" and physical devices are able to sense, communicate, collaborate and share information over the Internet.
According to the school, the course will equip students with a working knowledge of IoT technologies, and enable them to conceive practical IoT systems to realise Smart Nation related applications, through examples of real IoT systems. Students will also learn hands-on how to build small-scale IoT systems and applications based on IoT technologies.
It added that the course will make use of the IDA Labs for the students to utilise the lab's enhanced facilities.
For the inaugural class, SMU SIS said that it expects about 40 students to enroll, adding that it will seek to increase the number of classes as student demand increases.
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