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John C. Shovic, Raspberry Pi IoT Projects, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1377-3_1

1. Introduction to IOT

John C. Shovic

(1)Liberty Lake, Washington, USA

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Chapter Goal: Understand What the IOT Is and How to Prototype IOT Devices

Topics Covered in This Chapter:

  • What is IOT

  • Choosing a Raspberry Pi Model

  • Choosing your IOT Device

  • Characterization of IOT Devices

  • Buying the right tools to deal with Hardware

  • Writing code in Python and in the Arduino IDE

The IOT is a name for the vast collection of “things” that are being networked together in the home and workplace (up to 20 ...

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