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  • Bridging the digital divide

    6 November, 2012

    New Zealand’s growing ICT[?] sector is set to benefit from IRL’s involvement in the Mosaic Innovation Network, a nationwide endeavour matching the needs of small businesses with world-class, cutting-edge research.

  • Overhaul a resounding success

    ASB Theatre
    6 November, 2012

    Thanks to ground-breaking sound technology developed at IRL , the Aotea Centre’s ASB Theatre is finally being transformed into a fine-sounding performance venue.

  • IRL and Mosaic Innovation Network match ICT sector with world-class R&D

    16 August, 2012

    New Zealand’s growing Information Communication and Technology (ICT[?]) sector is set to benefit from the involvement of Industrial Research Limited (IRL) in the Mosaic Innovation Network, a nationwide endeavour matching the needs of small business with world-class, cutting-edge research.

  • Aiming for safety

    15 November, 2011

    Scientist for a Day participant Hunter Safety Lab is setting its sights on using technology to cut the incidence of accidental shootings among hunters.

  • Sound research shows its worth

    Acoustics mannequin
    18 October, 2011

    Royalties from technology arising from research undertaken by IRL acoustics researcher Dr Mark Poletti have passed the $1 million mark.

  • The sound of science

    Sound reproduction
    14 July, 2010

    A lifelong obsession with guitar playing, sound reproduction and acoustics led IRL scientist Dr Mark Poletti to develop a system that can transform a venue with less-than-perfect acoustics into a world-class concert hall.

  • IRL scientists scoop PM’s Science Prize

    9 March, 2010

    Two of New Zealand’s pre-eminent scientists, whose work enabled the creation of a new, high-value industry for New Zealand, were today jointly awarded the inaugural Prime Minister’s Science Prize.

  • First New Zealand 1Gbps wireless connect goes to IRL

    Fibre optics
    10 March, 2008

    FX Networks and Araneo Networks have recently commissioned a 1Gbps wireless customer access for Industrial Research Limited. It is believed to be the first of its type in production in NZ.

  • WASSP has fishing industry buzzing

    29 October, 2004

    A unique seafloor mapping system recently launched in New Zealand could soon give big benefits to commercial fishermen.