A Second Chance At Communication – Telmate

As the world keeps getting modernizing, even those who failed to live up to the social norms will participate in the change. An example of this is that people who have been incarcerated can utilize the latest communicational tools to get in touch with their loved ones. This comes as a courtesy of companies who develop inmate communication systems, such as Telmate.

 

The Company

Telmate has been in this industry for over 10 years. Their business model is driven by technology improvements that yield high-quality service. The majority of their customers are correctional facilities evenly dispersed throughout Canada and the U.S., which accumulate to over 300 facilities.

 

Mission

This company’s performance is driven by their impact on the society. They firmly believe that inmates have a better chance at improvement if they are connected with positive influences from the outside world. This means that a person who has been incarcerated will be incentivized to do better if they are interacting with their family, friends, counselors, or whoever is guiding them.

 

Encouraging Safety

Telmate goes beyond helping inmates achieve a positive change in their life. They also work to ensure all the guards and correctional officers are safe. Further, they are a philanthropistic company that gives back to those officials who have fallen victim to the violence. This is done through their programs such as Telmate Fallen Heros and Telmate Cares.

 

Notable Creations

One of the devices that have not seen improvement in a long time is inmate ankle bracelet. This is why Telmate has designed an alternative called “Guardian”. It operates as a phone app that an inmate can access in order to check in, see upcoming events, meet through video call, and more. In order to break away from the old-fashioned ankle bracelet, this company is trying to implement one of the largest platforms in the world nowadays, smartphones. It is a device that could ultimately be very convenient and cost-effective, as there is no additional hardware to be installed. These types of products have helped Telmate change thousands of lives thus far!