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News & Events | Articles | July 20, 2011

W21C Welcomed the Royal Tour

The University of Calgary and W21C were honoured to welcome The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their first official tour of Canada.

The tour took place on July 7th at the University of Calgary's W21C Research and Innovation Centre. It was an amazing day!

The University of Calgary produced a summary video and posted it on UToday, the University's online publication. Their Royal Highnesses experienced a number of interactive technologies that showcase research and innovation conducted by the multidisciplinary W21C Team and a number of industry partners. These included:

ASL's Mobile Eye
iStan
WiTAT
XSENSOR
Cleankeys

Other technologies that helped the day run smoothly included:

SMART Technologies (8070i SMART Board)
Research in Motion (BlackBerry PlayBook)

You can watch the royal couple's tour of W21C here.

For more information, visit the University's Royal Tour web site here.