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

Thermal cameras playing a role in workplace safety

22 May 2020

The sudden emergence and explosive spread of Covid-19, is a reminder of the power of infectious diseases. As society adapts to the new realities of social distancing and enhanced hygiene regimes, innovative technological ...

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Coronavirus outbreak – our measures

20 March 2020

The Lava Group have been closely following the emerging situation with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19). We continue to closely monitor its impact and take precautionary measures aligned with the latest ...

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Lava Group launches new TEPHRA brand

2 March 2020

The Lava Group has today launched a new security brand – TEPHRA - ahead of exhibiting at this year’s ‘Security and Policing’ event in Farnborough. s part of the company’s ongoing development and the expansion of its product ...

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What we offer

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High Security

Complex and challenging environments have driven our innovation and we have a proven track record for providing individual, tailored responses that are right for our clients.

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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 solutions forthe connected health market.

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Internet of Things

Our passion for providing innovative technology, combined with our substantial experience in security has given us an insight into the world of electronic monitoring.

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