University of Calgary

University of Calgary

August 29, 2011 15:57 ET

University of Calgary: We Have an App for That

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2011) -

Media availability and Photo opportunity

Media are invited on Tues., Aug. 30, between 10 and noon, to the University of Calgary to view some of the latest in multi-touch applications in advance of the official SurfNet Industry Day Open House taking place later in the week.

One of the items demonstrated is a collaboration between University of Calgary researchers and Sky Hunter Corporation, a local company which has developed a technology that uses a retrofitted aircraft to collect air samples that can indicate oil and gas reservoirs. Media can also view other cutting-edge technologies during this availability.

SurfNet, short for Digital Surface Software Application Network, is a Canadian research alliance made up of academic researchers and partners from industry across the country.

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Time: 10:00 am – noon

Location: University of Calgary, ICT 516 (Just off of 32 Ave and Campus drive NW)

Media are welcome to park free-of-charge on campus, except in 24-hour reserved spots, loading zones, handicapped stalls and fire lanes. If your vehicle is not a marked media vehicle, please leave a media business card in your window. See map of U of C parking lots at:

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