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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…

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Basement Dehumidifier Tweets Its Humidity with ThingSpeak and ESP8266 Wi-Fi

Posted by Hans Scharler,

ThingSpeak user, Spencer, adapted a humidifier that sits in his basement. He is solving a common issue about humid basements. If your dehumidifier fails, you get wet things you have stored and then mold. Spencer created a humidity board using the DHT22 that measures humidity and then reports the data to… read more >>

Let Your Plants Tweet Using Spark and ThingSpeak

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Head over to Instructables to learn how to make your plants Tweet using Spark Wi-Fi and ThingSpeak. Gregory Fenton created a project that monitors his plant’s soil moisture and then notifies him via Twitter when it is time to water it.

Greg built the project out of necessity to help his plants suffering… read more >>