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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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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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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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Milliamp Led Consortia Wins Share of £3M Training Fund

Some exciting news hot off the press !!! We are pleased to announce Milliamp Technologies and a number of other Lancaster electronics businesses have been successful as a consortium in receiving funding from the UK Government’s Fast Track Digital Workforce

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KiCad gets native Altium import

Often here at Milliamp we are sent PCB design projects from customers wishing to modify their existing designs or continue work on a project that’s part way through completion.  When this does happen, sometimes the already completed design work has

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The Things Network Hosts it’s first Virtual Conference

In case you haven’t heard, The Things Network is hosting its first virtual conference starting tomorrow – 16th April – for 2 days  !!! The Things Network is a global community driven effort to provide a low/no cost IoT network

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