Hans on IoT

ThingSpeak, MATLAB, and the Internet of Things

Discussions About How to Use MATLAB and Arduino on the MATLAB Maker Community

Posted by Hans Scharler,

As most of you know I love building IoT projects. Most of these maker projects use an Arduino, Particle, or Raspberry Pi, like my IR color-changing robot that connects to ThingSpeak and the CheerLights project.

I recently became the moderator of the MATLAB Maker Community that is hosted on MATLAB Central. There are… read more >>

Learn How to Build a Condition Monitoring IoT System

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Douglas Mawrey created a Smart Humidity Sensor using ThingSpeak to collect data, MATLAB to analyze the data, and IFTTT to send push notifications for certain conditions. This project uses the outdoor temperature to determine the ideal indoor humidity and inform you about the room’s comfort. The data and condition results… read more >>

What is a Bomb Cyclone? Use ThingSpeak and MATLAB to Figure it Out.

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Social media is blowing up the term bomb cyclone. The term is everywhere from Twitter to 24/7 news coverage of the storm hitting the East Coast of the United States. The technical term for a bomb cyclone is bombogenesis which is the combination of “bomb” and “cyclogenesis.” Or, you could… read more >>

Subscribe to ThingSpeak IoT Data using MQTT 1

Posted by Hans Scharler,

The ThingSpeak IoT service now supports MQTT subscriptions to receive instant updates when a ThingSpeak channel gets updated. MQTT is a powerful standard for IoT systems. ThingSpeak enables clients to update and receive updates from channel feeds via the ThingSpeak MQTT broker. MQTT is a publish/subscribe communication protocol that uses TCP/IP sockets or WebSockets…. read more >>

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