Multimedia Software Engineering Research Centre
The Multimedia Software Engineering Research Centre (MERC) targets at contributing to the multimedia technology development in Hong Kong, Pearl River Delta region and other areas of China as a whole, enabled by high societal impact research, educated human resources, and commercialization of newly-developed software and sustainable development for our society.
The applications of the Internet, interactive media, and mobile-computing technologies are growing very fast nowadays. MERC was established to respond to the various needs of multimedia specialty with the new trends. Positioning itself to be a key hub in China for global partnership in research, knowledge exchange, technology transfer, education, and industrial development in all aspects of multimedia science and engineering, MERC aims to develop global partnerships and transnational research involving multimedia software design, development and standardization. The Centre also serves to facilitate the realization of the commercial and industrial potential of the research outcomes from MERC.