Securus Technologies Services and Solutions

Established in 1986 and based in Dallas Texas, our company, Securus Technologies is an American law enforcement and corrections agency, serving over 3,400 public safety facilities and more than 200,000 convicts in North America. We have regional offices located in Atlanta, Georgia, Carrollton, and Allen, Texas. We employ about 1,000 staff members and have signed contracts with over 2,500 correctional facilities across the United States.

 

We are dedicated to serving by providing disaster solutions, incident management, public service information, analysis, biometric analysis, communication, information management, prisoner self-service, and assessing products and services required to make our communities safe. Our mission is to develop new products and services that aid law enforcement agencies and corrections divisions to resolve and avoid crimes.

 

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By July 2016, our company had invested over $600 million in technologies, patents, and acquisitions in a span of three years. By the end of 2016, our ‘Securus Managed Access Solutions’ received endorsement in over five corrections facilities. In 2017, we announced our Wireless Containment Solution, which was established to avoid illegal imports of cell phones from connecting to mobile networks. Our core  services include:

 

  • Public safety solutions
  • Investigative solutions
  • Monitoring solutions
  • Corrections solutions

 

We continually receive thousands of letters and emails concerning our technologies and services to keep the society safer. We have also extended an open invitation to the general public including both existing and prospective investors for a stopover in one of our Technology Centers in Dallas, Texas for a demonstration of our services to provide solutions and prevent crimes.

George Soros Brings His Financial Weight To Bear On The Political World

The world of politics and philanthropy are now the main domain of Hungarian-born financial expert George Soros, a hedge fund manager with a history on Wall Street dating back to the 1960s when the refugee journey of the founder of the Open Society Foundations completed his refugee journey by arriving in New York. The rags to riches story of George Soros is one of the most impressive in the history of the U.S. with a determination to stay in New York for just five years giving way to a life spent in American fighting for the rights of those who feel they are not represented in the political landscape of the country.

After spending much of the 1950s living in Greenwich Village, New York, the epicenter of the counter-culture, George Soros decided he was finally free of the yoke of totalitarianism he had lived under for the majority of his teenage years. Despite the feeling he had found his home in the U.S. George Soros also felt the Constitution was not as all-consuming as many of his fellow U.S. citizens believe and needed to be fought for on a regular basis to ensure the threat of capitalism did not become an issue for the people of the world. Along with the development of the Open Society Foundations as the philanthropist side of the work of the founder of Soros Fund Management, he has also become known for the success he has achieved as a political donor towards liberal and Democrat candidates and causes; Politico reports George Soros has dipped in and out of the political landscape of the U.S. with major backing provided at dire times of need for Democrats and the world as a whole.

The two most important moments when George Soros stepped up to provide his financial support from his own funds were 2004 and 2016 when the octogenarian felt the threat to global security was at its highest. Forbes reports George Soros has around $25 billion as a personal fortune and is the 22nd richest person in the world, a large amount of this fortune has been spent on developing his political giving techniques for the campaigns of Democrats John Kerry and Hillary Clinton. Soros gave $27 million to the Kerry campaign in 2004 and a further $25v million in support of former Secretary of State Clinton in 2016. George Soros believed these were town important moments in the history of the U.S. and the world when he should fight against a rising right-wing influence in the U.S. that made its way to power under President’s George W. Bush and Donald Trump, which Soros felt was dangerous to global security.

Google Glass Is Back

The good news is that Google Glass is back. However, the bad news is that the glass reboot is designed to fit the needs of business and is not for public consumption. Certainly, a lot of controversy surrounded the first release of Google Glass. The number one issue was an invasion of privacy and the glasses were kind of pricey at $1,500 each. Google Glass simply did not catch on with the average consumer. However, workers found that the glasses were beneficial on the job.

What’s New With Google Glass
The Google Glass is still in production and aimed at making the average business more productive and efficient. Major corporations to medical institutions rave about the glasses. Some of the organizations boasted about a 50 percent increase in production that was due to using the Google Glasses. The new Google Glass features a new design and includes new hardware. It’s also interesting to note that the new design is also much lighter. Thus, making it easier to wear the product comfortably for a much longer time. The increased battery life should also make the product very attractive to even more organizations that would like to improve work flow and production.

Alphabet X is the production team behind the upgraded and improved design of the Google Glass. The fact is that the product has earned a very well respected place in the work-environment. It has improved work production and work flow in in high management to industrial work. Now, Google is in the process of hiring developers to design new applications for the new and improved version of Google Glasses.

Atari Invents “Speakerhat”

Atari, one of the oldest brand names in the world of video games, has recently unveiled an interesting piece of headgear. Atari’s “Speakerhat” is a novel piece of wearable piece of technology that is basically a blue ballcap fitted with a speaker system and the company’s name printed over the front in a large white font.

In addition to the hat’s speakers, it also features a microphone and Bluetooth connectivity, allowing the Speakerhat’s wearer to broadcast calls and music from their mobile device. While the device is rechargeable, it remains to be seen what sort of charging port it will utilize. Atari stresses that the Speakerhat will eventually support linking with other Speakerhats in order to simultaneously share audio channels. While the Speakerhat is not yet on the market, Atari has established a website for people to sign up as beta testers. Because of the questionable necessity of this item and its status as a physical item, Atari will only be opening the beta to ten users.

Savvy tech followers may have caught wind of Atari’s recent surge in activity after years of dormancy and resignation in leasing its brand name out to other companies. In addition to the questionable Speakerhat, Atari recently unveiled that it was getting back into the video game business with the Ataribox game console. Said console is intended to work similarly to the proven success of Nintendo’s console Classic endeavors; offer a first-party means of emulating your games in a package that reminds consumers of what the company was built on and the good feelings associated with them.

Tinder’s Evolution Continues

The dating app Tinder broke new ground when it came to online innovations when it made the concept of swiping more popular. On July 18, they began offering an extension to the app that now allows for easier movement between the picture of a person and the text that accompanies it with a simple tap of the screen.

Some have described this idea as a variation on what Snapchat and other social media sites have been offering. For Tinder, the photos are slightly larger, with taps to different areas of the photos leading to the presentation of additional information on the person in question or simple movement back and forth.

When the bottom of the photo is tapped, profile information that the other person has provided can be read. Other demographic information and the distance between the two people is also provided, along with a presentation of the other person’s interests and social media addresses.

For those looking to simply go through photos at a much quicker pace, tapping the right side of the screen moves to the next photo. If a need to return to a previous photo is required, a tap to the left hand side of the screen is all that’s needed.

In the past, Tinder has taken some heat because of what critics charge is a superficial way of assessing the quality of individuals simply on the basis of their looks. That’s led some of its rivals to zero in on other aspects related to personality.

More technical concerns are also being worked on by Tinder as mobile technology continues to advance at a rapid pace. Added simplicity when it comes to the makeup of the app is behind much of the thinking, since it will allow the company to adapt in quicker fashion than rivals.

Google Glass Isn’t Dead, Just Repurposed

Back in 2013, the first edition product of the much-lauded and highly debated Google Glass project was made available to the public. Google Glass Explorer Edition was a fascinating piece of tech — resembling standard eyeglasses, these virtual reality accessories displayed hands-free information in a format similar to smartphones, allowing the wearer to use voice commands or the side touchpad, and came equipped with a camera capable of recording both images and video.

The $1,500 price tag, functionality issues, overall impracticality of the device, and privacy concerns due to the camera led to Google closing down the project, with vague claims of redesigning the gear from scratch and a promise not to release the new version until it was perfect. That was in early 2015. Now, Google has come through on that promise — but in a completely unexpected way.

Introducing the Glass Enterprise Edition.

Unlike its predecessor, the new Google Glass device is not available to consumers. Google’s new design has repurposed the Enterprise Edition to provide functionality for a wide range of business and industry, from warehouses to automobile factories to health care.

With the release of the device, Google revealed that the new edition of Glass has been designed to not only be more comfortable for users, with a lightweight yet durable construction built to withstand tough working conditions, but also boasts increased power and a longer battery life.

Alphabet X, the Google branch that has been working in the background to redevelop Google Glass, has been steadily beta testing the device under actual working conditions. Companies such as Tesla and Boeing received early versions of the next-generation edition, and as of the recent public announcement, more than 50 companies are currently using Glass Enterprise Edition.

The reinvented Glass is already delivering results for these companies. For example, agricultural manufacturing giant AGCO has used the device to reduce production times by 25 percent, while healthcare professionals have reported that doctors are able to spend up to 50 percent more time with their patients due to paperwork reductions.

While there seem to be no current plans for a new public offering of Google Glass, the device is now being offered to more businesses throughout the country.

Jason Hope Business Advice

Running a business is hard work. There are many people who have a passion to get out of their day job and start their own company. However, in order to succeed with this goal, people have to be prepared to work hard and take risks.

Jason Hope is an entrepreneur who has had a lot of success in the world of business. He is excited about some of the projects that he is working on for the years ahead. Jason Hope spends a lot of time mentoring young business owners who are trying to get to a new level.

Starting Out

The first company that Jason Hope started was not a success. Although some people would quit at this point, Jason Hope knew that he could succeed in business. Some business owners want to start company and immediately have success. This is simply not how starting a business works, especially in fields like technology where Jason Hope has a lot of experience.

Jason Hope learned lot of great lessons from his first business failure that he still uses to this day. Jason Hope now has multiple companies within this industry and provides great value to customers. In the years ahead, he is looking for ways to grow his companies even more.

Helping Others

With his financial and business success, Jason Hope now spends a lot of time helping other people. He strongly believes in giving back to the community. Over the years, he started a variety of charities to help others.

He also has a passion for giving education opportunities to small children. He believes that this is the best way for kids to get out of poverty. Many people look up to his charity work and giving back to others. Jason Hope is excited about the future, and he wants to help as many people as possible in the years ahead.

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Google Glass is Back With a New Market

Google Glass initially launched in 2014, after a prototype was made available to select people in 2013. It was not long before the product came under scrutiny. It was heavily criticized for privacy and safety concerns. Within a year of its broader release, the program was shut down.

However, that was not the end for Google Glass. Alphabet X, the branch of Google that created the glasses, has revealed Glass Enterprise Edition. This new version of Google Glass is aimed at companies rather than the general public.

The original glasses featured a touch pad, camera, and liquid crystal display. The privacy concerns came from the use of the camera and the ethics of recording people in public without their knowledge. This is no longer a concern with Glass Enterprise Edition since the plan is for them to be used at work, reducing the amount of paperwork and improving production times. Companies such as GE, DHL, Dignity Health, Volkswagen, NSF International, The Boeing Company, and AGCO have already been using the glasses to great effect.

The new glasses are hands-free, lightweight, and comfortable enough to wear for extended periods of time. The glasses can be used to provide instructions to workers with visual aids, demonstrate processes with videos, and doctors can use an app within the glasses to take notes while they are talking to patients. GE states that their mechanics’ efficiency has improved by up to 12% since they began using the glasses.

The current plan for the glasses does not include providing them to the general public. They plan on continuing to work with businesses to improve their workers’ abilities to use the glasses to improve their productivity and enhance the workplace.

Google Glass Finds New Life in the Workplace

Just four years ago it seemed that Google Glass, the Internet search and advertising giant’s foray into the new frontier of smart eye-wear, would never grow beyond the limited open beta, where the product was met with both privacy concerns and disappointment over its somewhat limited range of features. However, after a careful period of retooling and testing, Google has recently relaunched the product with the Google Glass Enterprise Edition, this time focusing on more practical, business-oriented applications for the device.

The updated model, while similar in design to the original, boasts a number of improvements, including superior wifi functionality and security, extended battery life, superior processing power, and a more powerful eight megapixel camera. Most important to the product’s newfound success, however, is its modular design. The device’s new design allows it to be attached to the wearer’s base eye-wear, meaning the Enterprise Edition can be used in conjunction with safety or reading glasses, making it suitable for a number of industrial applications.

The vastly improved device has found a home in a number of industries. Jay Kothari, the project lead for the Enterprise Edition, cited “manufacturing, logistics, field services, and healthcare” as just a few of the earliest adopters for the cutting edge tech. Kothari and his team spent two years redesigning Google Glass, moving the eye-wear away from its consumer roots into a product focused on meeting industry demands.

This new version allows, for example, a manufacturing floor worker to quickly access data regarding other points along the assembly line without abandoning his station. This sort of hands-free access to data is a remarkable boon for industries heavily dependent upon quick access to information in a multitasking environment. Volkswagen, Boeing Company, and DHL are just a few of the companies who have already successfully integrated Google Glass into their day-to-day operations. While the project may have strayed from its consumer roots, the adoption of Google Glass by these businesses offers a bright and interesting future for smart eye-wear technology.

Augmented Reality Predicted to Reach Over One Billion Users

One of the most recent predictions from the tech world is that over one billion people will engage with augmented reality tech by 2021. With Facebook only recently reaching the 2 billion mark, perhaps one billion doesn’t seem quite as impossible as it sounds. If half of Facebook’s users adopt AR then the prediction can easily be met, the question is how AR will be accessed. Apple has a four-wave answer that includes mobile devices, wearables and hardware.

The most obvious first wave of AR tech is already in use. Facebook’s Camera Effects platform and Apple’s ARKit for iOS provide users the opportunity to engage with digital effects that merge with reality on the phone they already use. This wave will most likely account for the largest number of users, especially if AR becomes a standard feature in future smartphones.

The second wave is AR hardware, like Google’s Tango. This device is a smartphone/tablet that is used only for augmented reality. These singular devices are meant for AR geeks who are committed to the full augmented reality experience. Think gamers and graphic designers. There might not be a billion of them but they make up a huge consumer base.

Next up are wearables, both tethered smartglasses and untethered smartglasses, the third and fourth waves, respectively. Tethered smartglasses give the user a chance to fully engage with AR, leaving his or her hands free. The rest of their person isn’t entirely free, as indicated by the word tethered. Tethered smartglasses are peripherals to a users’ smartphone and make use of smartphone mobile coverage, battery power and existing apps. Standalone smartglasses will cost the most and will likely experience the most hiccups. But with every consumer base covered, it makes sense that Apple will likely dominate the future of augmented reality.