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Education & Training

Online Course

27 February 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm EST

Instructor: Lee Vishloff

EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: Register by 19 February 2019 and use promo code EBWIOT during checkout to save 10% on your registration fee.

Online via WebEx

Price

$149 IEEE ComSoc member
$189 IEEE member
$229 non-member

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Course Description

Most new Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications have a wireless component. Generally, the wireless technology is an enabler, but not the main focus of the company developing the application / product. Such companies may struggle with the main issues associated with selecting and integrating wirelesss technology into products. This course teaches you what you need to know in order to select a wireless solution for an IoT application regardless of the chosen platform.

Watch video introduction by wireless expert, instructor, Lee Vishloff

Who Should Attend

An intermediate level course - this is intended for engineers creating, or about to create, products for use with Internet-of-Things applications.

Instructor

Lee Vishloff

Lee Vishloff

PEng

IEEE WCP

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course the participant should understand:

  • The main attributes of the major competing wireless technologies
  • How to interpret radio specifications
  • How to compare two radio modules
  • How to select a suitable radio technology
  • The requirements to make a product legal for sale
  • The common impairments affecting radio performance

Course Content

A general course outline follows:

  • IoT basics
  • Wireless Behavior (Line of Sight, Near Line of Sight, Non Line of Sight)
  • RF and Antenna (Performance characteristics, Frequency bands of interest and global variants, Band selection criteria)
  • Radio Specifications (What is being measured, How to compare specifications, Typical performance numbers)
  • Licensed vs. Unlicensed Spectrum
  • The Main Wireless Standards (Cellular, WiFi, Zigbee, Bluetooth)
  • Other Wireless Standards
  • Networking Standards (Cellular, Ad-hoc, Mesh, 6LowPan)
  • Making Your Product Legal
  • Getting Good Performance Numbers

Course Materials

Each registered participant receives a copy of instructor slides and access to the recording of the course for 15 business days after the live lecture. Earn 0.3 IEEE Continuing Education Units for participating upon completion of post-course evaluation.

Course Cancellation and Refund Policy: Requests for online course cancellations must be received 3 business days prior to the course date for a full refund. Once course materials have been shared with a participant, cancellation and refund requests cannot be accommodated.

Contact Us

For general inquiries and technical support, contact Tara Gallus, Certification and Professional Education Manager.

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