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About MTPC
MTPC is the design, digital media, printing and e-publishing arm of HKUST. We explore digital media and publishing technologies to offer creative solutions for supporting the University's activities.
Modules
Title
Milestones
Description
Over the years, MTPC has evolved from the print-based design and media production arm of HKUST into the cross-media service provider, green printing advocate and e-publishing hub of the University.
Submodule
Year
1990
Description

Establishment of Educational Technology Center (ETC). The Center consists of AV, Graphics, ID and Translation units. 

Year
1996
Description

ETC produces HKUST’s first web and CD-ROM publications: “Academic Calendar 1996/97”

Year
1999
Description

The Publishing Technology Center is established from the Graphics Unit and Media Production team of the ETC’s AV Unit.

Year
2007
Description

PTC rolls out the first home-grown Remote Video Capture (RVC) service in HKUST. It remains the largest lecture recording service among Hong Kong’s universities to this day.

Year
2008
Description

The HKUST Video Channel is released. It is the largest video streaming platform on campus with over 5,000 MTPC-produced videos accessible online.

Year
2009
Description

The HKUST Photo Gallery and eBookshelf is released with over 1.1 million images and 200 e-publications.

Year
2009
Description

The release of m.HKUST, the first university mobile app in Hong Kong.

Year
2011
Description

HKUST’s first AR and carbon-neutralized book, “HKUST - Our Miracle Continues,” is released.

Year
2012
Description

PTC assists with video production of the first HKUST MOOC course, which is among the first MOOC course in Asia.

Year
2013
Description

Opening of PTC Creative Media Zone in Learning Commons for students.

Year
2016
Description

PTC Printshop becomes the first FSC certified printer among Hong Kong’s universities.

Year
2018
Description

First onstage live video LED display for HKUST Congregation.

Year
2019
Description

PTC is renamed as Media Technology and Publishing Center (MTPC) to reflect the Center’s role in driving innovative media and publishing technologies in HKUST.