JPay Kiosk for Prisons – The real story behind the Apple of prison tech

By | July 30, 2015

JPay Kiosk Tablets

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Interface for JPay Android kiosk tablet for prisons.

Prisons are finally getting a high-tech upgrade to whatever wherever.  Prison kiosk and prison tablets that are basically micropayment driven via “virtual stamps”.

The only hitch: everything comes at a cost, including emails, which require a paid virtual “stamp” to go through to recipients. Stamp pricing varies depending on the prison, but each one goes for about the same cost as a physical stamp.

Source: www.businessinsider.com

The company’s various services are now offered at over 1,200 facilities in 34 states, ranging from low-security outfits to supermax prisons. In 2014, inmates sent over 14.2 million emails and 650,000 mobile payments through JPay’s systems. Over 40,000 JP4 Android tablets — the most up-to-date JPay tablet at the time — were purchased.

Author: Staff Writer

Craig Keefner is the editor and author for most Kiosk Association and kiosk industry. With over 25 years in the kiosk industry and experience in large and small kiosk solutions, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major kiosk projects for him include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others.