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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Due to rise in the demand for integrated automated fingerprint identification system solutions and increasing adoption of fingerprint identification as the system for identification and authentication, the automated fingerprint identification system market finds huge opportunity to thrive in the next five years.
Motorola is a leading provider of Mission Critical communication solutions, including criminal biometric solutions and Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) to help public safety agencies track and accurately identify individuals.
The standard forms the basis for interoperability between federal, state, local, and international users of Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) for the interchange of fingerprint search transactions.
The database can be used to develop and test new fingerprint algorithms, test commercial and research Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS), train latent examiners, and promote the ANSI/NIST file format standard.
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