Here is our blog about all things Milliamp, technology and other interesting stuff !! Enjoy and feel free to leave us a comment !

 

We’re off to the Electronics Design Show!

We will be visiting the Electronics Design Show (part of the larger Engineering Design Show) at the Ricoh Arena Coventry this week on Wednesday and Thursday (18-19th October), so if you also plan to attend let us know on social

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Does Android Dream of Electric Sheep ?

Here at Milliamp HQ we can’t wait for the imminent release of Blade Runner 2049 (due for release in the UK on 6th October), what is there not to like about a film with flying cars, androids and a futuristic

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Happy 8th Birthday Milliamp !!! And we’ve moved !!

Today is Milliamp’s 8th birthday !!!¬† Happy Birthday to us !! ūüôā And to celebrate this fact (as well as the cake and beer we will be having later today) we would also like to announce we have moved into

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30cm GPS Accuracy Gamechanger by Broadcom

In an earlier than expected move, Broadcom have just announced the imminent availability of the dual band L1/L5 BCM47755.  Whilst this may not mean much to many people, it will be a future gamechanger for consumer tech currently in development that

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4G/5G, LPWANs and the Internet of Things

Here at Milliamp we are huge advocates of the Internet of Things, and in particular license free LoRaWAN and The Things Network¬†(including TTN Lancaster), yet many people ask us why we bother with this technology and why we don’t just

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LoRaWAN FOTA Breakthrough

The Things Network have recently announced a major breakthrough in¬†solving one of the biggest challenges¬†of LoRaWAN: “Firmware Over-the-Air” (FOTA or FUOTA) updates – a killer feature that allows¬†IoT deployed devices in the field to be updated remotely. ¬†One of the

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Android Studio 3.0 with IoT

Google has released Android Studio 3.0 (Canary) preview beta, its purpose-built IDE for Android development, with an interesting range of support for new features, in particular support for Android Things, their excursion into the Internet of Things (IoT) development.  Core

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Industry First MCU + GPU – PIC32MZ DA

Some exciting news for embedded hardware design – Microchip has announced the 32-bit PIC32MZ DA series microcontroller (MCU) with integrated high performance 2D graphics processing unit (GPU) capable of driving Super eXtended Graphics Array (SXGA) 1280×1024 displays with an industry

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ST invest in Decawave

Real time location system (RTLS) and indoor positioning system (IPS) company Decawave has recently received a $2.5M cash injection from ST New Ventures (part of manufacturer ST Microelectronics), which is in addition to the $30M already raised from other partners.  This signals

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Manufacturer Mergers …

The merger between two giants of the electronics manufacturing world РAnalog Devices Inc. (ADI) and Linear Technology Corp (LTC) Рhas completed, ADI have announced.  As many of the key players in the electronics industry continue  to coalesce with each other, such

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