Securus Technologies is a top company that has been serving the corrections industry of the past three decades. The firm is highly recognized in North America for the excellent technologies that it offers to prisons and law enforcement agencies. It has specialized in developing products that can be used for investigations, communication, monitoring, and corrections. Based in Dallas, Texas, the corporation is an employer to 1000 professional who monitor its services to 3450 correctional facilities that are located the US and Canada. It has branches in Atlanta, Allen, and Carrollton. Securus Technologies has been striving to develop technologies that solve gaps in the corrections industry from the time that when it was established in 1986.
Mergers and acquisitions have also played a significant role in the success of Securus Technologies in the corrections industry. It made a significant move in 2004 by merging with top technology developer that were called T-Netix and Everom. In 2007, the company grew further buying Syscon Justice, which was a multinational business that was recognized for offering remarkable offender management systems. The acquisition increased the number of products that the company provided.
The technology company has made significant accomplishments in the corrections sector. It invented the first device that was used in detecting the presence of contraband phones in the penitentiaries. The Department of Corrections has currently contracted Securus Technologies to offer its Management Access Solution in five of its facilities. The firm created the Cell Defender technology in July 2016 with help from Harris Corporation. Early this year, it announced the launch of the Wireless Containment Solution, which is a top-notch technology that blocks phones from illegally accessing the normal network from correctional facilities.
Securus Technologies revealed that by June 2016, it had spent $600 million in the invention of new technologies, patents, and acquisition within three years. The company was mainly determined to develop technologies for video visitation, wireless contraband elimination, data analytics, mobile device monitoring, outsourced investigation services, advanced inmate communications, and wireless tracking. The CEO of the firm also said the over $100 million had been dedicated to improving the secure call platform over the past five years. Securus Technologies believes that it offer the best products and has protected its inventions by holding patents.
According to the CEO of Securus Technologies, the $700 million investment that the company made was not dedicated to random projects. The firm strives to be a leader in the inmate communications industry, and it has a strategic plan to make this possible. It has been ensuring that the prisoners stay connected with their families by using its cheap, secure, and efficient technologies. The excellent products of Securus Technologies have been making work easy for officials in the correctional facilities, and they have even appreciated it through letters and emails.