Archive for October 18, 2013

How Technology Has Made Prisoner Visitation Easier

Written by News Channel 4. Posted in Inmate visitation system, Prison video visitation, Video visitation

Prison video visitation

Prisoner visitation rights differ from prisoner to prisoner, just as they differ based on location of the prison. However, due to the advancements in technology, video visitation systems now exist throughout a number of prisons. This actually greatly improves prisoner visitation rights, as it makes the visiting of prisoners incredibly easy.

Video visitation is the use of videoconferencing or closed circuit television systems and software that allows inmates and visitors to visit at a distance, rather than face to face in the uncomfortable surroundings of a prison. This is greatly beneficial not only because it reduces the amount of contraband that enters a facility, but because it puts the burden of sc