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

Exhibiting at UK’s largest eHealth show

25 October 2016

Lava are excited to be attending ehi live on November 1st -2nd in the NEC in Birmingham, where we will be exhibiting our behavioural analysis solution for the Connected Health market in collaboration with the Connected Health Innovation Centre (CHIC)....

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Exhibiting Sentry at METSTRADE Show

17 October 2016

Lava will be exhibiting Sentry, its award winning lifebuoy device at Marine Equipment Trade Show (METSTRADE) on November 15th – 17th in Amsterdam....

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Lava become members of European Connected Health Alliance (ECHA)

29 September 2016

Lava are pleased to announce that we are a member of the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHA)....

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What we offer


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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