automated fingerprint identification system


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automated fingerprint identification system

[¦ȯd·ə‚mād·əd ¦fiŋ·gər‚print ī‚den·tə·fə′kā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(forensic science)
A searchable database of finger and palm print records used to verify the identity of users of systems or of criminals, or to link unsolved crimes.
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However, using the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS), law enforcement officers learned of wanted charges for a drug-related murder of another 18-year-old in Greenville, South Carolina.
AFIS/FBI forms one segment of the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) and will act in conjunction with other segments of IAFIS to provide a comprehensive identification system.
The FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System will provide fast and accurate identification services in a paperless environment that allows law enforcement officials to match suspects with criminal records faster and more accurately.
In this research, Frost & Sullivan's expert analysts thoroughly examine the following markets: non-automated fingerprint identification systems automated fingerprint identification systems facial recognition, hand geometry, voice verification, and signature verification.
At the national level, the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) is in the early stages of development.
These prints and related data will be processed by a local automated fingerprint identification system and then transmitted to and processed by a State identification bureau.
NEC Corporation of America, a premier provider of IT, network and telephony solutions, today announced the City of Huntsville, Alabama Police Department selected its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) with palm print matching to dramatically enhance its ability to quickly and reliably identify crime-scene prints and match them to city and state databases.
NEC integrated the Automated Palm Print Identification System with the existing California DOJ Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) in September 2003.
With Cogent's BlueCheck(TM) host applications, the host device can submit ANSI-NIST format files via SMTP or FTP to a remote server, or to a statewide Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).
After being scanned into a Cross Match fingerprint module, each employee's identification is converted into an Electronic Fingerprint Transmission Specification (EFTS) file and submitted to the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) for background checks.
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