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Arduino WiFi 101 ThingSpeak Data Uploader Tutorial

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Arduino has published a tutorial for their WiFi 101 Shield that sends data to ThingSpeak. The Arduino WiFi Shield 101 is a powerful Internet of Things shield with crypto-authentication that connects your Arduino or Genuino board to the internet using WiFi.

You only need a few things to build a light and temperature… read more >>

Official ThingSpeak Library for Arduino and Particle 18

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We are thrilled to announce the official ThingSpeak Communication Library for Arduino and Particle devices. This library enables an Arduino or other compatible hardware to write or read data to or from ThingSpeak, an open data platform for the Internet of Things with built-in MATLAB analytics and visualization apps.
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You’ve Collected Lots of IoT Data, Now We Can Help You Figure Out What It Means!

Posted by Hans Scharler,

For the last several years, I have been collecting data with ThingSpeak from devices all around my house. I have been tracking temperature, humidity, light levels, outside weather data, my deep freezer’s temperature, the state of My Toaster, and air quality metrics. I just recently started to think about what… read more >>

Collecting Dust Levels with ThingSpeak and ESP8266 Wi-Fi 2

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module, [shadowandy] built a dust sensor to measure dust levels in his house. The project incorporates the Shinyei PPD42NS dust sensor to do the measurements and posts the data to his ThingSpeak channel from data collection and reaction to dust levels.

The sensor records the PM10 and PM2.5 dust… read more >>

There is a Hamster on Twitter Now… Thanks to ThingSpeak, Arduino, and ESP8266 Wi-Fi 3

Posted by Hans Scharler,

What does an adorable hamster need? Internet of Things, but of course. Using ThingSpeak, ESP8266 Wi-Fi, and Arduino, Ángel from San Sebastián built a monitoring system for his hamster which is dubbed “RunnerHam“.

RunnerHam Tweets his distance and time when he takes a run on his wheel, “I’m done! 57.62m at… read more >>

Blynk Internet of Things App for Arduino to Support ThingSpeak Web Services 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

A really awesome Kickstarter campaign called Blynk has came to our attention as users from their community and ours were asking if our systems could work together.

Blynk is an Android / iOS app that allows for a 5 minute, out-of-the-box experience for Internet of Things projects. Blynk already supports Arduino,… read more >>

ThingSpeak Used to Track Luggage for Travel Internet of Things Applications 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

[Chris Forsberg] created an example Internet of Things project to track luggage using ThingSpeak, an Adafruit GSM Module, and an Arduino. He built a simple system to send data to ThingSpeak, such as latitude, longitude, and status data. ThingSpeak exposes a data channel API for any system like this to… read more >>

CheerLights Arduino Sketch for FastLED Compatible Lights #featurefriday

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We just created a FastLED and Arduino tutorial and Arduino Sketch to read in the latest CheerLights color and display it on FastLED compatible lights. CheerLights is a global network of colored lights that all synchronize to one color based on Twitter. People all around the world have built very creative displays of the latest… read more >>