The IoT Landscape

  • Dimitrios Serpanos
  • Marilyn Wolf


This chapter introduces basic concepts in Internet of Things (IoT) systems. A survey of sample applications for IoT systems provides a basis for identifying system architectures. The characteristics of wireless networks and VLSI IoT devices are surveyed. Security and privacy are key design goals for IoT systems. An event-driven model provides a useful basis for analyzing IoT systems. The chapter closes with a survey of the remainder of the book.


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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Serpanos
    • 1
  • Marilyn Wolf
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical & Computer EngineeringUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece
  2. 2.School of ECEGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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