Establishment of Educational Technology Center (ETC). The Center consists of AV, Graphics, ID and Translation units.
ETC produces HKUST’s first web and CD-ROM publications: “Academic Calendar 1996/97”
The Publishing Technology Center is established from the Graphics Unit and Media Production team of the ETC’s AV Unit.
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.
The HKUST Video Channel is released. It is the largest video streaming platform on campus with over 5,000 MTPC-produced videos accessible online.
The release of m.HKUST, the first university mobile app in Hong Kong.
HKUST’s first AR and carbon-neutralized book, “HKUST - Our Miracle Continues,” is released.
PTC assists with video production of the first HKUST MOOC course, which is among the first MOOC course in Asia.
Opening of PTC Creative Media Zone in Learning Commons for students.
PTC Printshop becomes the first FSC certified printer among Hong Kong’s universities.
First onstage live video LED display for HKUST Congregation.
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.
A Technical Team was established and stationed in the newly built HKUST Shaw Auditorium to provide back-of-house support for all programs held in the Auditorium.
The first credit-bearing course "Technical Theater Arts" (EMIA2500A, 3-credit) was jointly offered by MTPC and EMIA to provide formal technical theater training to HKUST students.