Maryland detention center seeking inmate telephone system with voice biometrics security

November 10, 2015 - 

The government of St. Mary’s County in Maryland has posted a bid in which it seeks a vendor to provide a comprehensive inmate telephone system for inmates at the St. Mary’s County Detention Center.

In its bid posting for a comprehensive “Inmate Telephone, Voice Biometrics Security, Investigative and Video Visitation Technology Services”, St. Mary’s County government states that the services should be compatible with the detention center’s jail management system and inmate banking system.

The bid specifies a total of 46 telephone stations for the detention center’s various rooms, which includes the areas of visitation, medical, dayrooms, isolation, segregation, indoor recreation, work release, and work incentive.

The biometric voice analysis and advanced fraud protection system must be able to detect imposter inmate telephone calls and report this information to the facility.

Additionally, inmate and visitor stations must be comprised of a detention grade wall mounted enclosure, LCD display, camera, and detention grade audio handset.

All vendors bidding on the contract are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference at 10:00 am on November 19, held in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown, where they will be able to ask questions, request clarifications, and obtain additional information regarding the project.

The proposals must be sent by 4 p.m. on December 11, 2015 in order to be considered.

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