About us

The Lava Group has been developing unique software and innovative technologies for the criminal justice market, in particular playing a vital role in maintaining control within the Prison Service, over 20 years.

In this time, we have gained valuable experience of integrating biometric technologies into access control and other security applications.

This specialist knowledge, coupled with our continual investment in R&D, has positioned us at the forefront of the industry.

Our innovative accomplishments include:

  • 1st in custodial sector to use biometrics to create independent audit trail

  • 1st in UK to record real time custody interactions at the cell

  • 1st in UK to provide biometric secure login to enable staff to access computers located in prisoner occupied areas

  • 1st to provide a Power over Ethernet custodial lock

Latest NewsThe latest on the Lava Group

Lava Exhibiting at METS 2017

29 September 2017

Lava Group will exhibit its latest range of marine monitoring products at this year’s Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) on November 14th – 16th in Amsterdam. The company has developed a range of monitoring solutions under the Sentry brand, ...

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Pitch Live Finalist at IAGG World Congress

24 July 2017

Lava are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as finalists for the live pitch competition at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) 2017 World Congress. ...

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Visit us at Health+Care

6 June 2017

Lava will be exhibiting its Behavioural Analysis solution at Health+Care - the largest integrated healthcare event in the UK, on 28th -29th June at Excel London....

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What we offer

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High Security

Lava's expertise and experience derives from working in some of the most complex and demanding security environments.

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Connected Health

The experience we have gained in the custodial sector, where inmate care and accountability are paramount, is helping us develop...

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Bespoke Solutions

We offer a bespoke solution service including consultancy, software development and hardware design.

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