|Title:||Director - Media Services|
|Phone:||(801) 863- 8910|
|Fax:||(801) 863- 6535|
Director Media Services and Engineering
Travis Tasker is the director of the Media Services & Engineering Department at Utah Valley University. His department specializes in the integration and support of classroom technology as well as other campus wide technology based systems. Travis has been an integral part of UVU since 1998. His education is in Electronics and Computers and Technology Management. He has helped with the infrastructure, technology and A/V design/integration on 4 new buildings and various remodels. Travis has also been instrumental in introducing various technologies at UVU including: Media Enhanced Classrooms, Media Checkout and a campus wide Digital Signage System.
2000 Oversaw 23 Distance Education Sites and UEN/UVSC Fiber links in Utah County
2001 Helped Build New Communication Head End and redesigned campus cable system. Designed and programmed two Distance Education Origination Sites
2002 Helped build State of the Art Broadcast Studio (Studio A) and student Studio (B)
2003 Designed 64 fully automated touch panel controlled Classrooms with central control systems. Classrooms were designed to be supported centrally with limited personnel. Travis not only designed the systems but oversaw the project which included helping with the actual installation and programming. Project was completed on time and $720,000 under budget/ low bid (Which funds were then used to build up other IT infrastructure)
2004 Separated from Studios and Engineering Department and formed new Media Services and Engineering Department. With one part-time employee.
2005 Completed Education Building classroom upgrade project. Project was completed on time and saved school $204,000 in design and integration costs.
2006 Completed Business Building classroom upgrade project. Project was completed on time and saved school $144,000 in design and integration costs.
2007 Pushed to get a Campus Wide Digital Signage Network. UVU Now has over 50 automated displays with 7 different areas providing content as well as RSS feeds and announcements from the campus calendar and web site.
2008 Helped with the building, program and design of Audio, Video and Control for a new $40,000,000 Digital Learning Center. Desighned and Implemented technology with campus resources and helped save the University hundereds of thousands of dollars in integration costs.
2009 Implemented Centralized Campus wide Security camera system, LC upgrade, etcâ€¦
2010 (66) Room General Academic Upgrade, 3 Room Emergency Services Upgrade, alumni etcâ€¦
*Note that only largest projects of each year are listed.
Travis has been at UVSC since 1998
Prior to UVSC, over 6 years experience in industry implementing and supporting technology.