Mobile briefing program reaches major milestone at recent industry conference
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Reston, Virginia (PRNewsWire) – August 30, 2017 – GTL, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating inmates, and payment services solutions for government, today announced that more than 2,000 visitors have boarded the Technology in Motion tour bus. The milestone was reached on August 20 at the American Correctional Association’s 147th Congress of Correction.
Technology in Motion is equipped to provide hands-on demonstrations for GTL’s full range of products and services for the corrections, government, and education sectors. The vehicle’s onboard demo system incorporates a number of new GTL offerings, including photo attachments and video attachments for GTL’s secure inmate messaging offering as well as eBooks and entertainment subscription services for Inspire 2.0, GTL’s versatile and secure inmate tablet.
In the short time since the launch of Technology in Motion in April 2017, the tour vehicle has traveled more than 18,000 miles and made more than 40 stops. By the time the tour pulled out of the ACA conference in St. Louis, over 2,250 people representing 120 government agencies had visited the vehicle.
“Technology in Motion has exceeded our expectations on customer engagement,” said Jon Walker, Executive Vice President of Sales at GTL. “Our customers are busy keeping their facilities safe and efficient, so it is convenient when we can bring our full suite of solutions directly to where they work.”
The official Technology in Motion website features the tour schedule and other information about this unique program. Customers interested in a tour stop may either contact their GTL sales representative or send a tour stop request to [email protected].
GTL leads the fields of correctional technology, education, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates. With the recent acquisition of Telmate, GTL has strengthened its suite of solutions for the corrections industry and expanded its community corrections portfolio with Telmate Guardian, a smartphone-based GPS monitoring solution. As a trusted industry leader, GTL provides services to over 2 million inmates in more than 2,500 correctional facilities in the United States and Canada, including 33 U.S. departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and many large city/county/provincial facilities. GTL is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, with an employee presence throughout North America. To learn more about GTL, please visit www.gtl.net or our social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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