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Essential of internet of things (IOT) — Terms

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  • PDS (Product Design Specification)
  • IOT provisioning

Communication Modules

  • BLE
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth Mesh
  • BLE-Cell wireless gateway hub
  • USB — wired
  • Ethernet — wired
  • LoRa — wireless
  • Zigbee — wireless
  • Thread — wireless
  • Z-Wave — wireless

Processor Modules

  • Arduino
  • RaspberryPi
  • Breadware B-Line
  • BeagleBone
  • Texas Instruments

Power Modules

  • Rechargeable LiPo (Lithium Polym) batteries — these are what are in cellphones
  • Rechargeable/replaceable coin cells
  • USB powered
  • PoE (Power over ethernet) — often used in “smart homes”, “smart buildings”
  • 9V Battery
  • AA/AAA Batteries

User Input/Output Modules

  • Buttons
  • Switches
  • Knobs
  • LEDs
  • Speakers
  • LCD displays
  • Touchpads

Sensor Modules

  • Temperature Sensor
  • Accelerometer Sensor
  • Gyroscope Sensor
  • Brightness Sensor
  • Humidity Sensor
  • Camera

Action Modules

  • Relays
  • Motor controllers
  • Sound amplifiers

Help me to improve the list… Add comments if I missed something important.

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Sr. Software Developer, Passionate for App UI/UX, Blogger

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