Introduction to Emerging Technologies

Course description

This course will enable student to explore current breakthrough technologies in the areas of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and Augmented Reality (AR) that have emerged over the past few years. Besides helping learners become literate in emerging technologies, the course will prepare students to use technology in their respective professional preparations.

Course outcomes

Upon the completion of this course, students will be able to:

• Identify different emerging technologies
• Differentiate different emerging technologies
• Select appropriate technology and tools for a given task
• Identify necessary inputs for application of emerging technologies

Course contents

🔽 1 h 13 min | Introduction to Emerging Technologies
  • Evolution of technologies
  • Role of data for emerging technologies
  • Enabling devices and networks for emerging technologies (programmable devices)
  • Human to machine interaction
  • Future trends in emerging technologies
🔽 1 h 04 min | Data Science
  • Overview for data science
  • Data value chain
  • Basic concepts of big data
🔽 1 h 04 min | Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Introduction to AI
  • Application of AI
  • AI tools and platforms
  • Sample application with hands on activity (simulation-based)
🔽 1 h 04 min | Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Overview of IoT
  • Application of IoT
  • IoT tools and platforms
  • Sample application with hands on active
🔽 1 h 03 min | Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Introduction to AR
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) versus Maxed Reality (MR)
  • Architecture of AR system
  • Application of AR system
🔽 0 h 51 min | Ethics and Professionalism
  • Technology and ethics
  • Digital privacy
  • Accountability and trust
  • Treats and challenges
🔽 1 h 14 min | Other Emerging Technologies
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology
  • Blockchain technology
  • Cloud and quantum computing
  • Autonomic computing
  • Computer vision
  • Embed system
  • Cybersecurity
  • Additive manufacturing (3D Printing)


This course includes:

    7 h 33 min recorded video

    Downloadable resources (books and articles)

    One year access

    Access on mobile and TV

    Beginner Level

    Certificate of completion


1 year of access
This course does not have any sections.
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