DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announces the launch of its mobile application for video visitation for both Android smartphones and tablets and Apple iPhones, iPads and iPod touches.
"Securus' Video Visit mobile app represents another way we Serve and Connect, connecting family and friends with an easier, more convenient way to visit their incarcerated loved ones," said Russell Roberts, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Securus Technologies. "Until recently, family and friends who wanted to see their loved ones had no choice in how they participated in visits, so we made the investment necessary to bring more options to the visitation process. Our Securus Video Visit app brings the mobility consumers are familiar with to the rigidness of jails and prisons – making visitation more convenient for everyone involved."
The application allows family and friends to share everyday moments like birthdays, football practices and bedtime stories from almost anywhere in the world on their Android and Apple iOS devices. The capability to conduct remote video visits from mobile devices provides limitless opportunities to visit with those who can't be there for those special moments.
The Securus Video Visit application can be found on Google Play™ and the App Store. In addition to remote visitation, the application offers users the ability to sync visit details to calendars, receive notifications for upcoming visits and the ability to test Wi-Fi or cellular connections for optimal video quality.
The Securus Video Visit application eliminates the need for tethered computers, web cameras and additional hardware. Mobile users simply use their Android or Apple devices with access to cellular service or Wi-Fi.
"Our remote visitation app for Android and Apple helps bring families and friends together during special occasions and when travel to the jail is logistically inconvenient," said Roberts.
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Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 3,400 public safety, law enforcement and corrections facilities and over 1,200,000 inmates across North America, Securus Technologies is committed to serve and connect by providing emergency response, incident management, public information, investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. Securus Technologies focuses on connecting what matters®. To learn more about our full suite of civil and criminal justice technology solutions, please visit SecurusTechnologies.com.
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