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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 >>

Using IoT Devices as Teaching Aids in Engineering Education 2

Posted by Hans Scharler,

We are excited to return to the 124th Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference & Exposition! ASEE is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders such as: deans, faculty members, and industry and government representatives…. read more >>

Cadmus Collects and Analyzes IoT Data Using MATLAB and ThingSpeak

Posted by Hans Scharler,

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables power producers, public utilities, and other companies in the energy sector to collect energy power consumption data from hundreds of factories and thousands of homes in near real time. This wealth of information has opened opportunities to evaluate energy efficiency initiatives, predict power demand,… 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 >>