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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.
Arduino IDE…

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 >>

Send Windows Server Data to ThingSpeak using PowerShell

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Do you maintain Windows Servers? If so, you might want to track server resources. ThingSpeak accepts data from anything and fits perfectly for server monitoring, visualization, and analysis. [NotHans] released a PowerShell Script to report Windows Server disk free space to ThingSpeak. Once in ThingSpeak, use a ThingSpeak to visualize server resources… read more >>

Internet of Things #throwbackthursday #tbt #iot

Posted by Hans Scharler,

It’s Throwback Thursday!
We have come a long way since building cloud platforms for connected devices – now known as “The Internet of Things”. Here’s what our first website for the ThingSpeak project looked like 5 years ago…

Get started with IoT now:
Visit ThingSpeak.com or fork the project on GitHub!

[Official Tutorial] Connecting Electric Imp to ThingSpeak IoT Data Services

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Build Open Data Applications with Electric Imp and ThingSpeak!
Electric Imp is a connectivity platform for connecting Wi-Fi devices to cloud services, much like RealTime.io and Iota Wi-Fi modules and Spark.io. Some Electric Imp module’s come in an SD card form factor and adds Wi-Fi connectivity to what’s connected to the Electric Imp module…. read more >>

ThingSpeak Java Client for “Internet of Things Applications”

Posted by Hans Scharler,

[Andrew Bythell] created a ThingSpeak Java Client for the complete ThingSpeak API. This Java Client makes it really easy for Java (or Processing) developers to add cloud connectivity to applications and non-networked devices. “The purpose of the ThingSpeak Java client is to enable non-networked Device-to-ThingSpeak gateways and other applications for… read more >>

Store, Share, and Visualize Sensor Data using the BrickPi, Raspberry Pi, and ThingSpeak

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Dexter Industries launched a very successful Kickstarter campaign this past summer to build and release the BrickPi. The BrickPi turns the Raspberry Pi computer into a robotics and sensing platform for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. Since the wrap up of the campaign, users have jumped on board making cool projects using the BrickPi including a step-by-step… read more >>