2-days workshop on “INTERNET OF THINGS”


Date: 28th & 29th , March 2019
Participants: 4th semester students (51)
Faculty coordinator: Prof. Sathya K

The objective of this workshop is to introduce the present status and emerging trends of IOT, through the process of embedded system programming, Android OS Architecture and IOT Android app development from basics. The Internet of things (IoT) is the extension of Internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects. Embedded with electronics, Internet connectivity, and other forms of hardware (such as sensors), these devices can communicate and interact with others over the Internet, and they can be remotely monitored and controlled.

Arduino is an open source computer hardware and software company, project, and user community that designs and manufactures single-board microcontrollers and microcontroller kits for building digital devices and interactive objects that can sense and control objects in the physical world. An embedded system is some combination of computer hardware and software, either fixed incapability or programmable, that is designed for a specific function or for specific functions within a larger system.

The Arduino Uno is a microcontroller board based on the ATmega328. It has 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can be used as PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs, a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button.

MIT App Inventor is an intuitive, visual programming environment that allows everyone – even children – to build fully functional apps for smart phones and tablets. Those new to MIT App Inventor can have a simple first app up and running in less than 30 minutes.

Through this workshop, students learnt about IOT, Coding and circuit debugging and it gave them an exposure to methodology of innovative product development.