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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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TTN Lancaster moves to Production Servers

Following on from our recent post announcing that The Things Network production platform has now gone live, we are please to report we have successfully migrated our TTN Lancaster kit to v2.0, with our Multitech Conduit 210L gateways.  We are currently

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The Things Network Production Platform “v2” Goes Live !

During December 2016, our friends over at The Things Network (TTN) successfully launched their production platform “v2”.  This will further enable their free to use community driven Internet of Things platform for LoRaWAN based Internet of Things tech. The production platform aka “v2” includes:

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Semtech brings IoT indoors with SX1308

Semtech has announced it will shortly be releasing the SX1308 picocell digital baseband parts which will bring within reach their LoRaWAN Internet of Things (IoT) gateway technology within the cost bounds of manufacturers of home consumer goods and embedded smart home tech.  Combined

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Milliamp evaluating new Murata LoRa modules

For the past couple of months we have been evaluating some interesting new tech from Murata – the CMWX1ZZABZ-078 LoRa wireless module. In a 12.5×11.6×1.76 mm package, this incorporates a SX1276 RF transceiver from Semtech and a STM32L Cortex M0+

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Milliamp supports African Yellow Fever Vaccine Monitoring Trial

Milliamp is pleased to be providing ongoing electronics/PCB design and manufacturing assistance to DistriNet @ KU Leuven for a trial involving monitoring the storage and transportation of Yellow Fever vaccines in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The UN World Health Organisation (WHO)

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