BluGlass semiconductor opens new Sydney laboratories

Semiconductor technology company BlueGlass (ASX: BLG) has opened its new $6 million manufacturing laboratory in Sydney as it moves to commercialise novel opto-electronics devices. The company is developing its patented remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) technology to make high performance and cheaper devices. The new laboratories incorporate two new clean rooms which house two…

Global Cyber Alliance builds global automated IoT detection system

By Stuart Corner of IoT Australia The UK based Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) has launched the Automated IoT Defence Ecosystem (AIDE), billed as a first-of-its-kind cyber security development platform for IoT products. It aims to enable small businesses, manufacturers, service providers and individuals to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate risks and secure IoT devices. GCA says AIDE…

‘Who are the actual recyclers?’ asks Australian plastics pioneer

In 1992, Mark Yates founded Replas, which makes outdoor products including bollards, decking and furniture, and recycles up to 4,000 tonnes of plastic a year. Yates tells Brent Balinski what to make of the current discussion we’re having around recycling, and about a recent project making handplanes out of reclaimed marine litter.