correctional facilities

Facial Recognition in Video Visitations Patent Gets Approval

Facial Recognition in Video Visitations Patent Gets Approval

Securus Technologies, a solutions provider in the law enforcement and corrections industry, has received patent approval for a new facial recognition system. The as-yet-unnamed system is designed to authenticate the identities of participants in video visitations in correctional facilities. It’s designed to use facial recognition to match the image of a participant in a video…

Securus Acquires Inmate Communications Tech Company

Securus Acquires Inmate Communications Tech Company

Securus Technologies, a provider of technological solutions for law enforcement and correctional applications, has announced that it is buy JPay Inc., a provider of electronic communications technologies for the corrections sector. The acquisition is proceeding via a Stock Purchase Agreement between the two companies. It’s a big boost for Securus, which was interested in JPay’s…

GTL Launches Voiceprint System for Correctional Facilities

GTL Launches Voiceprint System for Correctional Facilities

Global Tel*Link (GTL), a correctional technology solutions provider, has announced the release of a new voice recognition system. Called Voice IQ, the system is designed for use in correctional facilities and is able to identify inmates on their phone calls. The system is meant to cut down on inmate telephone fraud, and GTL says that…

Securus CEO Brings in New Talent

Securus CEO Brings in New Talent

Securus Technologies has announced a couple of major additions to its executive leadership. Richard A. Smith, the company’s CEO, has appointed Jon Secrest as Vice President of New Growth Opportunities, and Dan Wigger as Vice President and Managing Director of Managed Access Systems. Both gentlemen were previously colleagues of Mr. Smith at their old employer, Eschelon, Inc.,…