Hans on IoT

ThingSpeak, MATLAB, and the Internet of Things

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Learn How to Build a Condition Monitoring IoT System 1

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 >>

Collecting Resting Heart Rate Data Using ThingSpeak With a $5 Wi-Fi Device 2

Posted by Hans Scharler,

Naman Chauhan from SRM University created a proof-of-concept project that measures your resting heart rate and sends the data for analysis via a $5 Wi-Fi device. The project is fully documented with the source code on either Hackaday or Hackster.

Naman uses an Arduino for processing the heartbeat data and turns… read more >>

Using IoT Devices as Teaching Aids in Engineering Education 3

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 >>

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