The Technical Foundations of IoT

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This comprehensive new resource presents a technical introduction to the components, architecture, software, and protocols of IoT. This book is especially catered to those who are interested in researching, developing, and building IoT. The book covers the physics of electricity and electromagnetism laying the foundation for understanding the components of modern electronics and computing. Readers learn about the fundamental properties of matter along with security and privacy issues related to IoT.

From the launch of the internet from ARPAnet in the 1960s to recent connected gadgets, this book highlights the integration of IoT in various verticals such as industry, smart cities, connected vehicles, and smart and assisted living. The overall design patterns, issues with UX and UI, and different network topologies related to architectures of M2M and IoT solutions are explored. Product development, power options for IoT devices, including battery chemistry, actuators from simple buzzers to complex stepper motors, and sensors from gyroscopes to the electrical sensing of organic compounds are covered. Hardware development, sensors, and embedded systems are discussed in detail. This book offers insight into the software components that impinge on IoT solutions, development, network protocols, backend software, data analytics and conceptual interoperability.
Part I
. Physical Principles and Information
. Electricity and Electromagnetism
. Electronics
. Information Theory and Computing

Part II
. Historical Perspective on the Internet of Things
. 50 Years of Networking

Part III
. Applications of M2M and IoT
. Difference between M2M and IoT
. Common Themes around IoT Ecosystems
. Drivers and Limitations

Part IV
. Architectures of M2M and IoT Solutions
. Components of M2M and IoT Solutions
. Architectural Considerations
. Common IoT Architectures
. Human Interfaces

Part V
. Hardware
. Hardware Development
. Power
. Actuators
. Sensors
. Embedded Systems

Part IV
. Device Communication
. Communication Models
. Information Encoding and Standard Quantities
. Industry Standards

Part VII
. Software
. Introduction
. Embedded Software Development
. Network Protocols
. Internet and IoT
. Backend Software
. Data Analytics
. Conceptual Interoperability

Part VIII
. Security
. Security and the Internet of Things
. A Beginner’s Guide to Encryption
. Threats, Challenges and Concerns for IoT Security and Privacy
. Building Secure IoT Systems
Boris Adryan is currently Head of IoT & Data Analytics for Zuhlke Engineering GmbH and the founder of thingslearnLtd. He received his Ph.D. in developmental genetics at Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry.

Dominik Obermaier is the co-founder and CTO at de-square MQTT company. He received his B.S in computer science from the University of Applied Sciences Landshut.

Paul Fremantle is the co-founder at WSO2. He received his MA in mathematics and philosophy and an MSc in computation from Oxford University. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in IoT at the University of Portsmouth.