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fingerprint

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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Prabhakar, Handbook of Fingerprint Recognition, Springer, 2003.
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But the important point for people to remember is that they are ordinarily fingerprinted each time they apply for any kind of immigration benefit, including: visa at the US embassy; immigration benefits in the US by USCIS (such as work authorizations, adjustment, etc.); by CBP when crossing the border or entering the US at an airport; old asylum cases, etc.
Moreover, when fingerprint recognition is needed, such as when the screen is off and for unlocking apps, a fingerprint recognition icon will appear on the screen for users to press for immediate authentication.
Our proposed system for fingerprint recognition consisted of two major steps: (1) Feature extraction (2) Feature matching (Gayathri et al., 2014 and Shinde et al., 2015).
Growth of this market is suggested to be mainly driven by factors such as the proliferation of fingerprint sensors in smartphones and other consumer electronics, government support for the adoption of fingerprint sensors, and use of biometrics in mobile commerce.
Fingerprint recognition has long been one of the most common and well-known biometrics used to secure smartphones.
This paper proposes a latent fingerprint segmentation method based on combination of the ridge density and orientation consistency, which are extracted to characterize both the global and local texture patterns of fingerprint image.
Fingerprint has been widely used in identifying and evaluating the quality of traditional Chinese medicine because of its superiority in representation of chemical components.