dactyloscopy


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dactyloscopy

(ˌdæktɪˈlɒskəpɪ)
n
(Law) the analysis of fingerprints for the purpose of identification

dactyloscopy

the comparison of fingerprints for identification. — dactyloscopist, n. — dactyloscopie, adj.
See also: Fingers and Toes
Translations
datiloscopia
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and various border control projects such as European Dactyloscopy (EURODAC), Visa Information Systems (VIS) and new generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) have helped to boost the biometrics technology market.
European Dactyloscopy ("EURODAC"), a central database for comparing fingerprints of asylum seekers and other third-country nationals, as noncitizens of EU Member States are called, is now in place.
is also a lead specialist with a county-level forensic unit and a certified latent print examiner, accomplishments he puts to good use in his descriptions of the history of fingerprint identification, friction skin, friction skin classification, exemplar fingerprint impressions, latent fingerprint development and recovery, special development procedures and conditions, quality variation, identification, fabrications and errors, evidence, photography, computerized databases, scientific comparative evidence, legal courts and dactyloscopy, and the training and protocol needed for 10-print and latent print examiners.