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From perimeter and internal security to contraband and violence, securing correctional facilities is a tough, complex and expensive job. Security measures for correctional facilities are going through a major technological shift, driving up spending on securing prisons and jails.

The correctional facilities security technologies market 2019-2023 report divides the market into 4 main segments – perimeter security, internal security, contraband detection, and life outside the prison. The largest segment, accounting for about 50% of the market (by $ value) consists of internal security systems which include video surveillance & video analytics, access control systems, cell phone jammers and more.

Key insights from our prison security market research include:

The desire to reduce staff and interaction between staff and prisoners is one of the main drivers for security technology adoption. Improved security is the second driver of this market.

Advancements and maturity of security technologies, as well as price reduction of several technologies and products, is making it worthwhile for vendors to invest in prison security products.

The U.S.A is by far the largest market. The main reason is the extremely high number of prisoners in the country and the ability of the states to invest money on technology solutions.

Developing markets are only now starting to invest in security technologies for prisons, and the basic investment is intended for video surveillance and access control.

Contraband is one of the main concerns for prisons. The rise of drone usage makes it hard for prisons to secure their perimeter. Counter drone technologies is a new market, though still small, but will become a must-have solution in the future for prisons.

The use of It is also starting to penetrate the prisons industry. Attaching sensors on the fences, inside cells, and on prisoners is in initial test phases and constitutes a very small market, however, a market that aims to change the way prisons will operate in the near future.

Screening technologies that are very mature in other markets (for example airport security) are becoming more available to correctional facilities. X-ray systems are starting to be used at the entrance of a facility to identify the smuggling of contraband on the human body as well as for cargo inspection.

Many countries are not satisfied with their existing prison system and are testing new ways to operate and secure their prisons. This trend starts a trial and error phase in which countries invest money into various technologies, thus creating new opportunities in the market

Cell phone usage inside prisons is a growing issue that is affecting security spending both in contraband detection technologies and with internal security. Jamming or detection of calls is high on the priority list of many countries.

The Prison Security Market report provides market size and forecast for each segment and sub-segment for the period of 2018-2023. Explore more Homeland Security and Public Safety Reports at visit resource link


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