Texas prisons to move forward with anti-cellphone technology

AUSTIN -- A recent demonstration of cellphone detection technology at a Southeast Texas prison has encouraged state corrections officials to proceed with plans to install the devices throughout the sprawling system, prison officials said Friday.

Representatives of the company cellAntenna, based in Coral Springs, Fla., recently spent more than two days at the Stiles Unit, outside Beaumont, to show how its technology could find phones inside the prison, said Rick Thaler, director of Texas prisons.  More...

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