6.S08 Special Subject: Introduction to EECS via Interconnected Embedded Systems
Introduction to embedded systems in the context of connected devices, wearables and the "Internet of Things" (IoT). Topics include microcontrollers, energy utilization, algorithmic efficiency, interfacing with sensors, networking, cryptography, and local versus distributed computation. Students design, make, and program an internet-connected wearable or handheld device. In final project, student teams design and demo their own cloud-connected IoT system. Licensed for Spring 2017 by the Committee on Curricula. Enrollment limited; preference to first- and second-year students.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays in 34-101.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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