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The exceptional prison phone services by Securus Technologies

Securus Technologies is a company that has been offering prison communication for many years. Other services that they offer to make prison a better place include; investigation, biometric analysis, communication, information management and product supplies. The company is located in the city of Dallas in Texas. The figures of customers who use this company to keep in touch with their families through telephones have revealed it is among the top communication company in this business.

The recent figures indicate that the company serves 3,450 correction facilities in the state. The estimated numbers of inmates who use these services are about 1.2 million. The consistency in providing quality and reliable communication system has earned the company an excellent reputation and relation with prisons commissions. The same has happened to families, inmates, and lawyers who want to communicate in the uninterrupted network. The company has installed reliable and permanent lines that are regularly maintained.

Many prisoners have opted for this company as their service provider since it has a unique understanding of call privacy. All conversations between inmates and families or attorneys are recorded. The audio sounds and conversations are saved in a well-protected database that cannot be accessed. Prisoners can, therefore, communicate freely without the fear of some sensitive information can could alter the investigations could be exposed. The only time when the database can be accessed is through a federal order in some cases.

The telephone charges are quite high compared to some competitive prices in other communication firms. Nevertheless, the prisoners get call refunds frequently. This gives one more call time to complete their conversation. The payment methods that are used to pay for telephone fee are very flexible and accessible to many people. The user can also request balance statement on their number to monitor the usage over time.

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Slyce Finishes Fourth Quarter On Top

Earlier this month Slyce, an image recognition technology company, revealed their financial status in an article reported on Yahoo! Finance for the end of the fourth quarter in 2015. Slyce’s massive revenue boost comes as no surprise, even though the company is relatively new compared to many other tech companies Slyce has managed to create a lasting bond between visual search engines and the retail branch of e-commerce.

Last year Slyce launched four new apps as well as three additional advancements to current available products. They also updated and tweaked their well known universal scanner. In August of last year the announced their partnership with SHOES.com, the leading e-commerce footwear retailer in the US, who now uses Slyce’s mobile recognition platform. Now shoppers can snap a picture, either in 2D or 3D, of women’s shoes and then be directly linked to dozens of exact or similar matches available for purchase through their various websites.

At the end of October Slyce’s revenue had increased 1784% since the previous October with them raking in $1,692,292 compared to $89,803. With all of their developments the rise in production cost spiked from $6,900,310 to $11,639,430 but his cost all covered all their acquisitions over the year. Slyce’s net loss dropped significantly from the previous year. In 2014 they reported a total net loss of $17,576,576 and their total net loss for 2015 came in at $12,069,466.

Among their partnership with SHOES.com Slyce launched Slyce Link, a mobile retailer platform that harbors data from previous purchases and searches then gives the user individual specific product suggestions. In August Slyce launched a retailer focused app Coupon Author which lets retailers create mobile coupons for consumers, distribute them, and make them easy for their customers to find. Earlier in the summer Slyce launched ‘Craves’, an app focused on finding users cute and fashionable boutiques in the area as well as online-only stores. 2015 was a profitable year for Slyce and they have managed to carve out sturdy relationship between e-commerce retailers and visual search technology.