09288439 is referenced by 1 patents and cites 30 patents.

A telecommunications system for use in a secure facility such as a jail, prison or the like. The systems, devices and methods disclosed provide telecommunications, email, other messaging, financial services, vending, and commissary or canteen services for inmates of a secure facility with respect to family, friends and others. The system also includes a system for video visitation via audio-visual communication. The system includes a phone server adapted to be communicatively connected to an external service provider; a monitoring station communicatively connected to the phone server; an account manager server communicatively connected to the phone server, and at least one telecommunications device disposed at the secure facility for use by the inmate and which is communicatively connected to the phone server. A method of telecommunicating, including video visitation, via the system is also disclosed.

Title
Audio-video remote visitation telecommunications technology
Application Number
14/136886
Publication Number
9288439 (B2)
Application Date
December 20, 2013
Publication Date
March 15, 2016
Inventor
Sam Bengston
River Falls
WI, US
Ben Halberg
River Falls
WI, US
Todd Westby
Woodbury
MN, US
Eric Bloms
River Falls
WI, US
Agent
Joel O Skinner
Skinner and Associates
Assignee
TW Vending
WI, US
IPC
G06Q 50/10
G06Q 50/26
H04L 29/06
H04N 7/15
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