Total of Eight (8) Securus Patents Approved in Last Three (3) MonthsDALLAS, TX October 25, 2016/PRNewswire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced today that it has received United States Patent Office approval for an industry-leading eight (8) patents in the last three (3) months – 37 in the last three (3) years and 90 new applications in the last three (3) years. “We received word from the United States Patent Office that we were issued a new patent today,” said Richard A. (“Rick”) Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Securus Technologies, Inc. “That increases our total patent portfolio to 248, the largest in our industry by far. The entire rest of the industry has 135 patents compared to our 248 patents, so we lead by 113 patents – and that number is distributed among 7 different competitors.” The specifics of the new patent are included below:
|Patent Number||Patent Title||Technical Description|
|9,479,651||Management and Dissemination of Information From a Controlled Environment Facility||This patent details systems and methods for the dissemination of information from a prison or jail, and offers Incarcerated Individuals and friends/family members the ability to subscribe/open notification information and data. Identification and contact information is stored in order to determine the status of the individual. A tangible computer-readable storage medium having program instructions stored thereon that, upon execution by one or more controlled-environment facility computer systems, cause the one or more controlled-environment facility computer systems to: accept identification, contact and any required payment information from a subscriber to establish a subscription to notifications about a particular resident of a controlled-environment facility and/or notifications about the controlled-environment facility, wherein the notifications that are available for subscription are determined based on an incarceration status of the resident; determine, or receive an indication from one or more other controlled-environment facility computer systems, when information about the resident hosted by the same or one or more other controlled environment computer systems changes and/or when a change is made to information about the controlled-environment facility; contact the subscriber; and notify the subscriber of the change during the contact or by directing the subscriber to a website.|
About Securus Technologies
Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, an Aventiv Technologies company, serving more than 3,450 public safety, law enforcement and corrections agencies and over 1,200,000 incarcerated individuals 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, incarcerated individual self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live. Securus Technologies connecting what matters®. For more information, please visit SecurusTechnologies.tech.