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The architecture of IOT

The architecture of IOT

In the previous video, Prof. Ke have mentioned that healthcare is the biggest market of Internet of Things development. Thus, you may see more and more applications around you in the near future.

In order to connect “things” together, we must talk about the architecture of them. All the things we are using today can be sliced into many logical “layers.” There are three layers involved, at least: the sensing layer, the networking layer, and the application layer.

You may see it as a human. When you touch a hot tea cup, you will generate a “hot” signal first. Then the message “transfers” to your “brain.” Then, the brain tell you to use a insulation gloves. Then, you could decide to take or not to take the action.

Let’s find out these mysteries.

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