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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The Committee then addresses in the last three chapters special issues in medical-legal death investigation, automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS), and the importance of forensic science disciplines to homeland security.
Det Ch Insp Chishty, who is one of just five senior investigating officers with Warwickshire Police, helped introduce the national automated fingerprint identification system, where all prints taken were matched to a national database, five years ago.
Included in these discussions are issues dealing with the serious issue of fraudulent fingerprints and the introduction of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).
In the past year, significant progress has been made in integrating fingerprint data from the FBI's (fbi.gov) Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) system and the INS' (ins.usdoj.gov) Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT).
Founded in 1975, the company is a pioneer in public safety and law enforcement, beginning with the introduction of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System to the FBI.
The system captures fingerprints of applicants and transmits the images to the Office of Personnel Management which then submits the image for search against the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System database.
It has been appointed to manage the press and promotional programme for the National Automated Fingerprint Identification system.
Home Secretary Jack Straw said that the pounds 96million National Automated Fingerprint Identification System would revolutionise "thief-catching" by ending long delays for detectives who had to check records through New Scotland Yard.
(Nasdaq: DBII), a leader in biometric identification systems and integration services has entered into an agreement which will enable DBI to offer its customers a range of fingerprint card scanners that will capture inked fingerprint images which can be archived or transmitted to an AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System).
The contract is worth over $45m, and involves supplying an automated fingerprint identification system as part of Argentina's national ID system.
The platform, developed by Eazy Financial Services, is built on a powerful Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), one of the most reliable and trusted biometric engines which is deployed and implemented in many countries around the world for both civil and forensic applications.
According to him, the solution developed by Eazy builds on an automated fingerprint identification system deployed and implemented in many countries around the world for both civil and forensic applications.
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