IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Payment Systems, Inc. (OTC:GPSI) (the "Company") - a payment processing technology company that specializes in the $500 billion government payment space, is pleased to announce that the Company has been contracted to provide and has now gone live with five kiosks at Metro Corrections in Louisville, Kentucky. Metro Corrections consists of three locations in the greater Louisville area and is expected to process more than 42,000 inmates using the Company's services over the next year.
General Payment Systems kiosks will handle six different payment types for this new facility; booking, inmate commissary, bail, home incarceration, phone time, and community correctional center payments. The first kiosks in the Louisville facility are now live and operational. Additionally, General Payment Systems has integrated its proprietary EZAP Software Suite with Archonix's Jail Management Software (JMS) in Louisville. This will be the seventh integration with this valued partner.
"This was an incredibly competitive RFP (Request For Proposal) process and ultimately we were selected over numerous large and national competition," stated Ron Hodge, CEO, General Payment Systems. "We are proving over and over again that we are best-of-breed for municipal payment technology. Adding Louisville is not just a significant revenue opportunity for GPSI, but a testament to our growing brand in the industry."
"This is a very large account for the Company and once again, we thank our channel partner Archonix who continues to open very large doors for us," added Hodge.
About General Payment Systems
General Payment Systems Inc. (dba EZ Card and Kiosk) is a technology company that provides government agencies with proprietary hardware (Kiosks) and cloud based software systems that automate the process of collecting payments from the general public (Cash, Debit and Credit). These systems deliver payment acceptance, real-time accounting and payment risk-mitigation services. The company distributes these technologies through direct sales, channel partners, and various licensed entities.
About CSRA Probation Services, Inc./Georgia Corrections Corporation
The company has demonstrated a standard of excellence in the field of court services. We are uniquely qualified to provide a wide array of community supervision options to local courts, counties, and cities. Our services are generally offender funded which results in no cost to the courts or the taxpayers. We provide services that result in significant savings to the cities, counties, and courts that we serve. Our services, from managing a hands-on supervision program to assisting with administrative support, provide a direct benefit to the court, the offender, and the community. csraprobation.com
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