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an impression taken of the indents present on the finger tips. These have been used in the detection of crime since before the Fingerprint Bureau at Scotland Yard was established in 1901, relying on the hypothesis that no two people have the same fingerprint. The first conviction was secured in 1902. The process works by comparing distinctive features of the suspect print with a print found at the scene of the crime. Palm prints were used in 1931. In 2002 it was accepted that ear print evidence might be admissible but that scientific misgiving meant that it could be subject to critical cross-examination. The process is now computerized. See e.g. AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AFIS). While the roots of the use of fingerprints are in criminal investigation, computerization means that the same concept and technology can be used for basic civilian identification purposes, even secure use of personal equipment.
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The finger print smartphone is available at all leading retail stores, e-commerce sites and hypermarkets across the country.
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The only association between gender and finger print patterns in their study was that Loops and Arches were found in higher frequency in Females as compared to Males and whorls were found to be high in males as compared to females.
In this context, Apple may be forced to show the consumers that its finger print sensor is unique unlike its predecessors, introduced by Apple's rivals.
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9) Very few studies done in the recent past suggest that a correlative study between the lip print and finger print will be very useful in forensic science for gender identification.
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He suggested that the finger print system needs to be introduced at the district level.
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The picture shows a square space below the camera on the rear side, which many believe is a finger print scanner.
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