Imagine the traditional method of connecting with your loved ones at the various prisons in the country. First, it takes some time to arrange such visits because the visitor and the prisoner must synchronize their meetings to abide by the limitless security procedures. For most families, the entire process is riddled with difficulties requiring an entire day to meet prisoners. Perhaps, taking a day off is another hurdle for someone who works more than 40 hours to sustain the family.
However, fortunes of families are changing. The introduction of advanced video streaming technology by Securus Technologies is revolutionizing the industry as it allows families and prisoners to meet regularly through video visitation. While video streaming is not new, Securus Technologies has excelled in the video visitation technology by providing access to fast video streams that are properly encrypted to meet the strict requirements of correctional facilities around the nation. For prisoners and families, it means that they can easily setup video links just as easily as they do it under normal circumstances.
Still, what makes Securus video visitation stand out from its competitors is the use of advanced technology that allows quick and seamless video streaming using simple devices including iPod, IPad and other smart phones. It means that prisoners can even help their children do homework by connecting through video link. On the other hand, kids can easily call their parents using video visitation whenever they require study assistance. Perhaps, it is the first time in history that prisoners and their children can interact with each other so easily. For the management of correctional facilities, such a technology helps achieve their objectives of rehabilitating the prisoners because research shows that such social connections can help prisoners heal, quickly.
Securus Technologies is one of the most well-known and respected names in the prison communication industry. Currently, the company serves more than 1.2 million prisoners and nearly 3,400 correctional facilities in the nation. In addition, links with prominent intelligence agencies, criminal justice firms and prison facilities prompts the company to develop advanced tools. So far, nearly 140 patents are solely attributed to Securus Technologies as it continues to provide innovative solutions to help correctional facilities heal the existing prison system.