The Patent Portfolio of Securus Technologies

Securus Technologies is introducing some big innovations to inmate communications technology. Of the 90 patent applications filed by Securus in the past three years, 36 have been granted, five of those between August and October of this year. In total, Securus has been granted 248 patents, the most patents in the industry. In fact, it is more than the rest of the industry combined. Together, similar companies-seven of them–have a total of 135 patents. In addition, a comparison of the patent portfolio by experts shows that Securus has a stronger list of individual patents. The Securus team includes 200 software developers, 100 technicians, and a huge world-class marketing, research, and development team.


Its many accumulated patents are in a multiplicity of inmate communications-related areas. Among other areas, this includes audio calling, video calling, fraud detection, call platform architecture, call storage, inmate purchasing, billing, inmate monitoring, voice biometrics, commissary. Securus takes seeking patents very, very seriously. It has used top intellectual property consulting firms in its quest to patent its innovations. From its headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Securus Technologies serves 3,450 public, law enforcement clientele the country over. To learn more about the many products and services of Securus, visit