ThingSpeak is a free web service that lets you collect and store sensor data in the cloud and develop Internet of Things applications. The ThingSpeak™ web service provides apps that let you analyze and visualize your data in MATLAB®, and then act on the data. Sensor data can be sent to ThingSpeak from Arduino®, Raspberry Pi™, BeagleBone Black, and other hardware.

Getting Started

Introduction to ThingSpeak and overview of its basic workflow

Channels and Charts API

Use the REST API to create ThingSpeak channels and to chart numeric data stored in channels

ThingSpeak Apps

Transform and visualize data or trigger an action

MATLAB Analysis and Visualization

Explore and transform data, visualize data in MATLAB plots


Get user ThingSpeak information


Information about HTTP headers, time zones, and error codes