Having a friend or family member become imprisoned for a crime can be a very difficult time for anyone to go through. Naturally, these people will want to exercise the prisoner visitation rights that are given to the person that they know who is in jail. However, depending on the crime that the individual is imprisoned for and the restrictions and regulations created by the jail, prisoner visitation rights can vary. It may not always be possible for people to visit an inmate in jail face to face. Many jails today are providing a solution to visitation issues with innovative technology in the form of video visitation systems.