Securus releases video visitation mobile app for Android, Apple devices

Securus Technologies has released its mobile application for inmate video phone calls for both Android smartphones and tablets and Apple iPhones®, iPads® and iPod touches®, the company said.

The Android phone app launched less than six months ago, and has been downloaded over 60,000 times, while the version for Apple devices launched last week and has already been downloaded almost 5,000 times.

The Securus Video Visitation mobile app provides an easy and convenient way for families of inmates to video call loved ones using Android and Apple phones or tablets. With this free mobile app, families can share life´s special moments like birthdays, holidays, and sporting events and help loved ones feel at home in a way that phone calls cannot.

The Securus Video Visit application can be found on Google Playâ„¢ and the App Store. In addition to remote visitation, the application offers users the ability to sync visit details to calendars, receive notifications for upcoming visits and the ability to test Wi-Fi or cellular connections for optimal video quality.

The Securus Video Visit application eliminates the need for tethered computers, web cameras and additional hardware. Mobile users simply use their Android or Apple devices with access to cellular service or Wi-Fi.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and serving more than 3,400 public safety, law enforcement and corrections facilities and over 1,200,000 inmates 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, inmate self-service, and monitoring products and services in order to make our world a safer place to live.