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Learn Arduino Prototyping in 10 days by Kallol Bosu Roy Choudhuri

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Step 2 - Configuring an edge device channel

The second step is to create a new device channel in the IoT cloud. A device channel is a defined endpoint (specific to a particular edge device) in the IoT cloud where we can transmit data by simply invoking URLs via HTTP. So, if we have 10 edge devices, then we will have to create 10 separate device channels in the IoT cloud.

In this section, we will learn how to create a ThingSpeak channel. Start by clicking on the New Channel button as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 4: Creating a new channel

After clicking on the New Channel button, a new data entry screen will appear. In the new channel ...

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