Mobile Multimedia Communications Design Contest 2003

Mobile E-credit Card System (MECS), Gold Award

Mobile Multimedia Communications Design Contest 2003 MECS Poster

Mr. Jin Xing, PhD Candidate

Mobile multimedia communication: Driving force for creativity and boost to economic development

Mobile Multimedia Communications Design Contest (MMCDC) 2003, organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), aims at encouraging and recognizing young talents to design smart wireless applications by taking the fullest advantages of the latest mobile multimedia communications technologies. It is the second year for HKIE to organize the Contest, and the prize presentation ceremony was held on August 27, 2003 at Island Shangri-La Hotel.

Mr. Jin Xing, PhD candidate of the Department, with the joint effort of Mr. Geng Chunya (MPhil, Department of Physics & Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong) and Miss Lai Meng (PDip in Common Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong), has designed the Mobile E-credit Card System (MECS). Dr. Gary Chan of the Department is the academic advisor of the project. The project has received the Gold Award, the most prestigious honor of the Contest.

Apart from the cash prize of HK$30,000, the team has been awarded a 2-year rent free period at the Incubation Centre of the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks to set up their business.


Mobile E-credit Card System is designed to integrate all necessary functions in personal financing service. It includes "Real-time" Credit Transaction subsystem (RCTsubS) and "Infinite" Finance Management subsystem (IFMsubS), which will bring many benefits to people’s life with an entirely new idea and great convenience. One of the attracting points of the system is that it can be installed to many kinds of personal wireless terminals such as colour mobile phone (Motorola T720), PDA (Palm), and so on.

Read more details of the Mobile E-credit Card System (MECS).

MECS Digram