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History In the early 20 th century fingerprint identification was accepted as a personal identification method. • Fingerprint recognition techniques including latent fingerprint acquisition, fingerprint classification and matching were developed. • The FBI fingerprint identification division was set up in 1924 with a database of 810,000 fingerprint cards.
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Unformatted text preview: • Computer processing began in 1960s with introduction of computer hardware. Basis for automatic identification. • Since 1980s fingerprints are used in non-criminal applications (due to personal computers and optical scanners). • Personal use ~ due to introduction of inexpensive capture devises and reliable matching algorithms....
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