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

 

Santa delivers KiCad 6

Last month during the holiday period, alongside festive joy brought by the big man in the red coat delivering Coca Cola, excitement was also brought to the electronics world with the unveiling of KiCad 6, our electronics and PCB design

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Season’s Greetings from Milliamp

Enjoy the Festive Break ! Rich and the team at Milliamp send all our customers, suppliers, collaborators and associates best wishes for the festive season!  This year feels like it has flown by – and we hope 2022 will bring

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COP26 ends but no discussions on e-waste

Last week, COP26 drew to a close with an extended day, but many have been left rather disappointed by the outcome. This was the first climate deal ever that planned explicitly to reduce coal – the worst fossil fuel for

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Design Your Way Out of Component Shortages

In our previous blog article on chip shortages we detailed how electronic component shortages are having a huge impact on global supply chains and this has now become even more widespread – impacting on everyday life from the unavailability of

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Lancashire becomes home to the National Cyber Force

A few weeks ago the UK Government quietly announced that Preston in Lancashire would become the home to a new organisation tasked with protecting the UK against hostile cyber threats — the National Cyber Force or NCF for short. This

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Milliamp Features in Digital Economy Report

Over the past few days we’ve been digesting the Lancashire Digital Economy Report 2021 published last week during the Lancashire Innovation Festival.  This showcases our thriving tech industry in Lancashire and really shows particular activity around the Lancaster district and

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Lancashire LEP Report

As a part of Lancashire’s industrial community we are interested in keeping our county thriving in the electronics sector. Reading the latest Lancashire LEP report it is clear that our sector is thriving and has survived the pandemic very well.

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Global chip shortage continues

The 2020–21 global chip shortage is an ongoing crisis in which the demand for semiconductor chips is greater than the supply, impacting more than 169 industries. It has led to major shortages and queues amongst consumers for video cards, video

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day

Every year on the 23rd of June, the world focuses on and celebrates the outstanding achievements of female engineers with the lead of INWED. From debates and competitions to webinars and open days. A notable female engineer is the famous

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Happy Midsummers day!

On the summer solstice at Stonehenge when skies are clear, the sun rises behind the Heel Stone, the ancient entrance to the stone circle, and rays of sunlight are channelled into the centre of the monument. It is believed solstices

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