Foundations of Robotics and IoT
Foundations of Robotics and IoT engages learners in understanding how the interconnectivity of devices via the Internet is harnessed to improve robotic manufacturing processes. This course provides an overview of IoT architecture. Within the context of IoT ecosystems, learners explore software product design with cyber models, application modeling, IoT value modeling, and hardware product design with sensors, embedded systems, and connected sensors. Topics also include an overview of the network fabric in IoT, operational technology (OT), information technology (IT) and fog networks, IoT product cloud, and IoT platforms. This course provides an overview of intelligent process automation (IPA) and five major technologies supporting robotic process automation (RPA): smart workflow, machine learning, advanced analytics, natural-Language generation, and cognitive agents.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
What will I learn?
Describe the IoT architecture and ecosystem
Utilize IoT value modeling in building software-design IoT
Evaluate the use of embedded systems and connected sensors in building hardware-design IoT
Assess the value proposition of the IoT product cloud and fog networks
Evaluate the application space of RPA and smart workflow to combine Robotics and IoT value proposition
Evaluate the application space of Natural-Language Generation and Cognitive Agents to combine robotics and IoT value proposition
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
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While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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