Securus Technologies Receives Approval from United States Patent Office for Industry Leading 162 Patents with 86 More PendingDALLAS, TX October 19, 2016/PRNewswire/ — Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, announced today that the United States Patent Office issued five (5) new Securus patents in August to October, 2016, granted 36 patents in the last 3 years, and Securus has filed 90 new patent applications in the last 3 years. “We received word from the United States Patent Office that we were issued five (5) new patents in August to October, 2016,” 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.” Securus’ five (5) new patents are outlined as follows:
|Patent Number||Patent Title||Technical Description|
|9,420,118||Advertisements In Controlled-Environment Communication Systems Using Tablet Computing Devices||The controlled-environment communications system selects advertisement(s) to be played on the tablet operated by the resident.|
|9,426,303||Location Based Services For Controlled-Environment Facilities||Systems and methods for developing, deploying, providing, and/or operating location-based services for controlled-environment facilities (e.g., jails, prisons, etc.).|
|9,472,071||Covert Infrared Monitoring And Recording Of Images And Video In Controlled-Environment Facilities||An infrared image and/or a video of one or more residents of a controlled-environment facility is captured using an imaging device of a controlled-environment facility resident communication and/or media device.|
|9,473,497||Exclusion Engine For Electronic Communications In Controlled-Environment Facilities||PAn exclusion engine for electronic communications in controlled-environment facilities. This method may include receiving, at one or more computer systems, a request for an electronic communication between a resident and a non-resident of a controlled-environment facility.|
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.