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Bluetooth LE Audio takes audio devices to new levels

Bluetooth LE Audio is the latest addition to the Bluetooth standards, and this new technology will bring higher quality, seamless listening to devices, while also minimising battery usage. Bluetooth LE Audio is based on the popular Bluetooth standard Bluetooth LE

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AlphaCode AI out to take over Milliamp’s work?

Google’s UK-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) unit DeepMind has created a tool that can solve programming problems on its own and write code. They even put it to a test in a programming competition with people and the AI named AlphaCode

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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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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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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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ST Launch die integrated STM32WLE5 LoRa SoC

Firstly Happy New Year to all our blog readers !!! We’ve been a bit quiet of late on this blog as we have been snowed under with work however we thought we would talk about a very exciting new development

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Lancaster E-Racing Head to Silverstone

Last week we were invited down to Lancaster University’s (relatively new) Engineering Building by Lancaster E-Racing for the unveiling event of this years Formula Student entry to be raced at Silverstone on the 19-21 July 2019.  We would like to with

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KiCad 5 is out, And We Love It!

KiCad reached another milestone in July 2018 – with the official release of a new version of the ever popular open source electronics and PCB design tool.  KiCad 4 was released in December 2015 and almost 3 years later, and

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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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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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