Kansas Department of Corrections Contracts for Enhanced Inmate Banking, Electronic Messaging and Video Visitations

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JPay Inc., the nation's leading provider of innovative technology for correctional environments, is pleased to announce the launch of its services at the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC).

June 30, 2009 marked JPay's successful completion of a four month statewide deployment of inmate kiosks at KDOC. JPay's inmate kiosks are placed throughout each of KDOC's correctional facilities and host JPay's banking and media product suites.

JPay's banking suite offers friends and family the ability to send money to KDOC inmate trust accounts online, by phone or at cash locations. Previously, money orders had to be processed manually at each facility business office. JPay's application is compatible with KDOC's proprietary banking application and lets inmates view their trust account information on the kiosk screen.

The inmate kiosks also house JPay's media suite. Inmates can send and receive electronic messages from friends and family. In the past, KDOC mail review procedures required inspection of each incoming letter for contraband. The volume of paper processed by facility mailrooms is expected to decrease dramatically using the JPay messaging system, providing staff with more time to devote to other security measures.

In addition to electronic messaging, JPay's kiosks let inmates participate in video visitation sessions with their friends and family. Friends and family can participate in a video visitation session from any personal computer with an Internet connection. Video visits reduce traffic at the facilities and save friends and family the cost of traveling to and from the facilities. Video visitation also facilitates a reduction in inmate movement; thereby increasing security within the facility. JPay has enjoyed successful implementations of its video visitation program in large states such as the Indiana Department of Corrections and looks forward to deploying these services at KDOC later this year.

About JPay, Inc:
JPay has been providing e-commerce services exclusively for corrections facilities since 2002. A consistent industry leader, JPay provides a fully integrated suite of inmate e-commerce and digital media solutions. With services including electronic payments, release debit cards and video visitation, JPay's robust catalogue of products address all of the needs of today's modern correctional agency. For more information please visit JPay.com


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