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Ruggedized Tablet Offers Reliable Internet Access to Inmates

Plus, NETGEAR cloud-managed multi-gig WAX610 access points provide secure access for multiple devices simultaneously, and the Logitech Swytch simplifies videoconferencing from any laptop without adaptors.

Ruggedized tablet
Securus Technologies

Prison Tablets   

Securus Technologies unveiled its next-generation tablet for use in correctional facilities, the JP6S. It operates up to 13 hours before needing charging, provides up to 32 GB of storage, delivers 140 hours of music play time and offers 1280 x 800 screen resolution. The tablet weighs 17 ounces and features an optional 2-megapixel camera, a new Android 8.1 operating system, rugged protective casing with impact-resistant glass, and built-in secure Wi-Fi with dual band support (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz). In addition to applications available on legacy tablets such as music and ebooks, the company offers a broad selection of no-cost re-entry, self-help and education resources.

Better Access

NETGEAR cloud-managed multi-gig WiFi 6 WAX610 access points give increased capacity for more simultaneous device connections, providing a strong and secure Wi-Fi solution for small and medium organizations. The access point uses WPA3 for the highest level of Wi-Fi connection security. Eight separate wireless networks (SSIDs) can be used for administration, employees, customers or guests, and IoT devices (such as Wi-Fi surveillance cameras, thermostats, door locks and sensors) with separate and secure virtual local area networks. Remote monitoring allows management of devices (Wi-Fi, switches, routers, NAS) with performance dashboards, alerts and troubleshooting features, including remote reboot.

Videoconference Ease    

With the Logitech Swytch, and a single USB connection, users can move control of the camera, audio devices and display in meeting rooms to their own laptop. Swytch, a compact, one-cable laptop link, enables people to use a laptop to run meetings with any videoconferencing platform, webinar or streaming software, e.g., modern platforms like Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Swytch consolidates HDMI and USB into one cable to project the user’s screen from a laptop on the room’s display at resolutions up to 4K with crisp, clear audio, without needing dongles, splitters or HDMI adaptors.

Miriam Jones is a former chief copy editor of Government Technology, Governing, Public CIO and Emergency Management magazines.
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