Category Archive: Internet of Things

Apr 25

ThingSpeak Contest Winner!

My project was selected as one of the 20 winners of ThingSpeak’s Internet of Things Contest (aka The Easiest Contest Ever). For my winning entry I received a $50 gift certificate to Sparkfun.You can read more on the Contest Update post over at Thanks again to ThingSpeak for building such a great service. willnue …

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Apr 18

Entered ThingSpeak contest

ThingSpeak is running the Internet of Things Contest (aka The Easiest Contest Ever) and I just submitted my entry with Seriot in combination with my Easy 1-Wire Sensor Network. We’ll see how I do… willnue

Apr 18

Seriot Version 1.0 Released

After building the 1-Wire sensor network with my friend, we needed some way to log the data. I searched for several solutions and in the end wound up writing a small application to do it. At the same time I found ThingSpeak and figured I might as well add support for that as well. The …

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Apr 17

Easy Arduino 1-Wire Sensor Network

Arduino 1-Wire sensor network

A few months ago a friend of mine asked me if I could help him build a temperature monitoring solution for his home. After several failed attempts with various wireless temperature sensors/strategies I decided a wired solution was a better way to go. I built a solution based on an Arduino utilizing Maxim’s 1-Wire DS18B20 …

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