How to Buy

ThingSpeak pricing is based on a count of messages to be processed and stored in a one-year period. ThingSpeak is available as a free service for non-commercial small projects (<3 million messages/year or ~8200 messages/day). For larger projects or commercial applications, four different annual license types are offered: Student, Home, Academic, and Standard. See the table and Pricing Calculator below for details. ThingSpeak is bought in units, where one unit allows 33 million messages to be processed and stored in a one-year period (~90,000 messages/day). See Licensing FAQ for more details.

License Option Free Student Home Academic Standard
Use For small non-commercial projects and for evaluation of the service For students at degree-granting institutions(1) For personal use only(1) For academic use by faculty, staff, or researchers at degree-granting institutions(2) For all commercial, government and revenue generating activities
Scalable for larger projects No. Annual usage is capped. Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number of messages 3 million/year
(~8,200/day)(3)
33 million/year per unit
(~90,000/day per unit)(3)
33 million/year per unit
(~90,000/day per unit)(3)
33 million/year per unit
(~90,000/day per unit)(3)
33 million/year per unit
(~90,000/day per unit)(3)
Message update interval limit Every 15 seconds Every second Every second Every second Every second
Compute Timeout 20 seconds 20 seconds 20 seconds 60 seconds 60 seconds
Technical Support Forum Forum Forum Standard MathWorks support Standard MathWorks support
(1)Not for government, commercial, academic-institutional or other organizational use.
(2)Not for government, commercial or other organizational use.
(3)Based on constant update rate.

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