CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Inmates in West Virginia prisons now have access to specially designed tablet computers.
The Register-Herald reports the tablets are provided at no cost to taxpayers...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York plans to join the growing number of states that have distributed tablet computers to prison inmates so they can better communicate with family members and boost their educational opportunities while incarcerated.
The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said Wednesday that the approximately 51,000 inmates in 54 prisons will be eligible to receive the tablets being provided to the state by Miami, Florida-based JPay Inc. at no cost to taxpayers.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — About 1,000 iPad tablet computers have not been recovered by a school system in West Virginia over the past three school years.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Corrections says all prison inmates who want a tablet computer now have one.
DOC began rolling out the tablets at the women's prison in Pierre last month. Inmates at Rapid City's minimum security were the latest and the last to receive the electronic devices.
Two years ago, the NCAA passed a proposal that encouraged college football to embrace technology by putting tablet computers on sidelines and cameras in helmets.
Two years later, college football is still behind the times when it comes to using technology to coach players during games.