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MATLAB Toolboxes are Now Available on ThingSpeak for IoT Analytics

Posted by Hans Scharler,

ThingSpeak offers an easy way to collect data from things, analyze and visualize the data with MATLAB, and act on your data. With MATLAB from MathWorks, you have access to powerful data processing and analysis functions for IoT data. To extend the functionality, we offer toolboxes such as the Statistics and… read more >>

Use MATLAB ‘timetable’ to Merge ThingSpeak Data Channels 7

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We released a new version of MATLAB® and it’s available now for every ThingSpeak user. MATLAB R2016b includes many new features that make it easy to work with time-stamped tabular data, manipulate, compare, and store text data efficiently, and find, fill, and remove missing data.
With multiple sensors around my house or…

Schedule MATLAB Code with TimeControl

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Here at our headquarters we have a weather station collecting lots of weather data and sending it to ThingSpeak. We have made that data public for use in your own projects.

We write the temperature and humidity values from the weather station to a ThingSpeak channel. At some point in the project, we started… read more >>

Updates to the MATLAB Analysis App with Lots of Example Code

Posted by Hans Scharler,

When using the MATLAB Analysis app on ThingSpeak, the MATLAB function to represent date and time (datetime) allows you to represent points in time. You can also use datetime(‘now’),  datetime(‘today’), datetime(‘yesterday’), or datetime(‘tomorrow’) to create scalar datetimes at or around the current moment. Check out our documentation for more information… read more >>

Database Performance Upgrades #featurefriday 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

With over 20,000 active streams of “Internet of Things” data, the servers that make up ThingSpeak.com are humming.  We recently made extensive upgrades to the database system that stores all of data generated by things from all around the world.
“We switched to SSD drives for all of our database servers,”… read more >>

[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 >>