The Smart Door Access Control System (SDACS) and Smart Door Panels aim to enhance the physical security control of restricted area within the HKUST Clear Water Bay campus. The system leverage a combination of modern security dimensions while offering convenience, flexibility, scalability and integration capability at the same time.
Subject to material cost
The SDACS consists of 3 main components
The high-level SDACS system architecture is as follow
The new Smart Door panel will support the following types of authentication methods:
Effective September 2023, the Information Technology Services Center (ITSC) will be initiating a project to upgrade the door panels at the Clear Water Bay campus. The current door panels will be replaced with the advanced Smart Door panels. To facilitate this transition, the ITSC staff will establish communication with individual Department / School IDLP. The replacement process will be coordinated and scheduled accordingly and plan for completion by Q1 of 2024.