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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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Finger-print recognition features are expected to be embedded in an increasing number of mobile devices including smartphones.
Other key features include water-and-dust resistant IP67 certifications, finger-print sensor (on home button), HeartRate Monitor sensor (below Camera module on the rear-side), 16.0-megapixel camera with super-fast 0.3-second auto-focus, HDR, 4K video-recording, a 2.1-megapixel front camera with full HD video recording feature, 2800 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode can run the device for 21 hours of talk time and close to 390 hours under standby mode.
Enhancements to the system include real-time digital video content analysis, plug-and-play IP camera integration, support for iris identity and ultrasonic finger-print scanning technologies, multi-channel audio recording, and in-line smart card encoding.
Model Apple iPhone 6 Apple iPhablet Display 4.7-inch/4.8-inch screen with full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, Sapphire glass ***Pixel density: 440 ppi (pixels per inch) 5.5-inch retina IGZO display with 2272x1280p resolution, Sapphire glass ***Pixel density: 510 ppi OS Apple iOS v8.0 Apple iOS v8.0 Processor 64-bit A8 chipset (20 nano-meter) 64-bit A8 chipset (20 nano-meter) RAM 2GB 2GB Storage 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB 16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB Camera Main: 8.0-megapixel cameraFront: 3.2-megapixel Main: 8.0-megapixel cameraFront: 3.2-megapixel Battery 1800 mAh 1800 mAh Network 4G-LTE 4G-LTE Add-ons improved TouchID finger-print feature, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth improved TouchID finger-print feature, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
New SmartID readers offer contemporary design in two shades of stainless steel, also available aa SmartTOUCH with finger-print verification.
Apple's iPad Mini, which was launched in October 2012 sports a 7.9-inch LED back-lit multi-touch display with 1024x768p resolution having pixel density of 163 ppi and comes with finger-print resistant oleophobic coating.