About us

 Each pioneering system is exceptionally effective and easy to fit on existing doors, helping you convert conventional mechanical locks into a biometrically-operated access control system, easily and quickly. Ideal for public, private sector and not-for-profit organisations, Connective Touch provides users with simple, easy, yet highly secure access, while simultaneously removing the need for building owners to replace locks as users change. With its world-leading, patented technology and easy installation, combined with secure biometric algorithms, the Connective Touch range offers the fastest response time and highest quality solution to your key-free environment.So whether you need a solution for a single bedroom door, or connect and control access to staff, visitors and suppliers throughout a complex site, Connective Touch is the safe choice.

+44 (0) 1495 400116

Raising quality standards and implement best practice and continuous innovation.

The Centre is the Go To place for simply facts and figures when deciding on how Biometric technology can work for you.

Dr Waggett outlines the need for a trade association model in the UK. The emerging and growing biometric range of products available to the public demands the most up to date and correct information and support that a Centre of Excellence  can offer- Dr Peter Waggett of IBM

 Aims of the Centre

  • To assemble interested parties across manufacturers, distributors, installers, Government departments and academic research centres.
  • To encourage industry standards for biometric products across the UK and Europe.
  • To promote the understanding of biometrics in schools and colleges and create resources to support teaching and learning about biometrics. This will be achieved by providing accurate and useful information about Biometrics in understandable, layman’s terms.
  • To promote the debate about the ethical, political and scientific impact of using biometrics.

Benefits of the Centre

  • Attend networking events and facilitate collaborative opportunities between members.
  • Share industry knowledge and embrace the opportunities presented by using these state of the art products and services within an emerging biometric trade space.
  • Play a key role in the development and implementation of suitable industry standards (a quality assurance mark).
  • For manufacturers this biometric quality assurance mark will inform both buyers and end users about the high quality, reliability and robustness of the products approved by the Biometric Centre of Excellence.
  • Selected discounts from members for training, products or services.
  • Access keynote speakers who have expertise in different aspects of biometrics to keep up to date with developments in this fast moving industry.
  • Access web based knowledge or wiki with a portal to other biometric groups and resources.
  • Industry e-newsletters to keep you informed of industry developments, trade shows, forthcoming legislation etc.
  • Take part in education seminars and courses run in schools, colleges and Universities
  • Become a show case for the industry.
  • To promote high tech British designed and manufactured products both in the UK and in export markets.

Annual Membership fees

Individual subscriptions £175.00
Corporate membership – for companies with up to 150 employees £250.00
Corporate membership – for companies with 151 or more 
employees £325.00
Student membership - £45.00
For more information contact
Devi Sohanta, Founder on +44 (0) 7883 037780 

Global Biometric Centre of Excellence

Global Biometrics

31 Loudon Avenue
Coventry CV6 1JN
United Kingdom

GBCE is recognised in the United Kingdom and European Community as a Membership Trade Association.