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The Things Network partners with UK Digital Catapult

Some exciting news just in !!  The Things Network has partnered with UK based Things Connected Digital Catapult in an exciting new development for LPWAN and IoT development in the United Kingdom.  For some years now both initiatives have been

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Open Sesame for House Burglars via Z-Wave & Smart Locks

With the recent advent of more consumer smart tech, including personal assistants such as Alexa, smart fridges and smart locks, our lives and our property are becoming more reliant on tech with the aim of making our lives simpler and

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The Things Conference Closes After a Spectacular Few Days

This weekend saw the completion of The Things Conference in Amsterdam, a 3 day Internet of Things (IoT) extravaganza that saw the leading industry players in the world of LoRa and LoRaWAN come together supporting The Things Network, a global

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Hasta La Vista 2017! Will 2018 be the year of the machines??

A few weeks ago we took a weekend trip to Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge in Shropshire in the UK, a UNESCO world heritage site widely regarded as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, where Abraham Darby first discovered the mass coked

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New Year, New Opportunities with LPWAN Technologies ?

As we reach the end of 2017, to build upon our blog last June I thought it would be worth taking a quick look at the progress of various IoT LPWAN technologies over 2017 with a summary of progress as

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Shiver Me’ Tech Timbers – Pirates Ahoy !!

As we approach the seasonal holidays, and competition online to sell the latest gadgets and tech hots up, one thing keeping product manufacturers up at night is how long they are able to hold on to an exclusive market of

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Cyber Monday & Internet of Insecure Things ?

We hope everyone had a good Cyber Monday and bought lots of cool, discounted tech off the Web.  The question is have you inadvertently invited a criminal or foreign government into your house ? As more products become Web enabled,

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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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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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