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

Be Part of Something Special - Join Lava

9 January 2018

Due to growth and diversification into new markets we are currently looking for motivated individuals to join our team. Lava Group is a technology company that specialise in software development, electronics design and biometric integration for the Criminal Justice, health and water safety markets....

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LAVA MONITORING SECURES FIRST MAJOR CONTRACT WITH BELFAST HARBOUR

22 November 2017

Lava Monitoring, part of The Lava Group, has completed the first phase of installation of its innovative Sentry Lifebuoy monitoring system in Belfast Harbour, with 30 lifebuoys set to use the software during the next five years....

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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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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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