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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.
Arduino IDE…

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 >>

Battery-powered Temperature Logger with ThingSpeak + Electric Imp

Posted by Hans Scharler,

[Marcus Olsson] of slickstreamer made a battery-powered temperature logger using ThingSpeak to store and visualize the data collected. He chose the Electric Imp Wi-Fi module for connectivity. The project is complete with a 3D printed case.

All of the source code to connect Electric Imp to ThingSpeak and the 3D printer design… read more >>

The Top 10 Internet of Things Countries According to ThingSpeak Stats

Posted by Hans Scharler,

In 2013, ThingSpeak was used in 158 countries and territories. The vast majority of the traffic came from countries in North America, Europe, Australia, and South America. ThingSpeak is growing quickly around the world!

The Top 10 Internet of Things Countries*

United States
United Kingdom

*According to ThingSpeak Usage Stats

Introducing TalkBack, the New Internet of Things App to Control Things with the ThingSpeak Cloud 8

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Introducing… TalkBack!
We have developed a new ThingSpeak App and it is available now to all ThingSpeak Users.
The new TalkBack App allows devices to check ThingSpeak for commands to execute. TalkBack is perfect for battery-powered devices that need to sleep most of the time and wake up to see if there… read more >>

New API for Public ThingSpeak Channels Makes it Easy to Discover Open Data

Posted by Hans Scharler,

ThingSpeak is growing quickly these days. Our traffic is high and the user growth is soaring. Thanks to everyone for your interest and patience as we continue to stabilize, add more servers, and add more features to help with your Internet of Things projects.
Question: How do I find ‘public’ ThingSpeak…