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Create a GPS Tracker with MATLAB Mobile and ThingSpeak

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Takuji Fukumoto, an Application Engineer at MathWorks, shared a project with me that he created that uses capabilities of MATLAB Mobile™, MATLAB Drive™, MATLAB Online™, and ThingSpeak™. His project uses MATLAB Mobile to send its position and sensor data to ThingSpeak. He then uses MATLAB® to process the data and… read more >>

Use MQTT to Send IoT Data to ThingSpeak 4

Posted by Hans Scharler,

MQTT is a common protocol used in IoT systems to connect low-level devices and sensors. MQTT is used to pass short messages to and from a broker. ThingSpeak has recently added an MQTT broker so devices can send messages to ThingSpeak. A message might contain the current temperature in an office collected… read more >>

ThingSpeak Adds Paid Options to Its IoT Analytics Service 3

Posted by Hans Scharler,

ThingSpeak has experienced tremendous growth over the past 6 years and we continue to add new users from all over the world who are building amazing IoT projects that use ThingSpeak and MATLAB.
As the ThingSpeak user community grows, we have been hearing requests for sending many millions of messages to… read more >>

Celebrate the Holidays by Joining CheerLights, a Global Network of Lights #iot

Posted by Hans Scharler,

For the third holiday season in a row, the CheerLights project is gearing up. The idea behind CheerLights is to show that we are all connected by synchronizing the color of lights around the world. Christmas lights are a staple around the holidays and with Internet-connected lights, the color of your lights… read more >>

TweetControl App Documentation Updated

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We have update the documentation for the TweetControl app:
TweetControl allows you to monitor Twitter for trigger words to send ThingHTTP requests. The CheerLights project by ioBridge Labs uses TweetControl to update its ThingSpeak Channel so other lights around the world stay in sync with each other.

Why use TweetControl? Our app connects to…