Integrating with MathWork's ThingSpeak



ThingSpeak is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that lets you collect and store sensor data in the cloud and develop IoT applications. The ThingSpeak™ IoT platform provides apps that let you analyze and visualize your data in MATLAB®, and then act on the data.

In order for the RockBLOCK system to push data to ThingSpeak, you need to set one of your RockBLOCK delivery group destinations to:

Where XYZ is your write key for the channel.

The transmission format that you need to send your data in is:


The datetime can be in either of the following formats:

  • yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss e.g. 2018-03-12 16:59:24
  • seconds or milliseconds since Jan 1 1970, e.g. 1520873964 represents 2018-03-12 16:59:24

For example, this is a valid format (no datetime or position included):