New FBI System To use Hands, Faces, Irises, In Addition to Fingerprints To ID Suspects (

March 16, 2011 12:00 am

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The FBI’s Next-Generation Identification system (NGI) “enables police officers to use a handheld fingerprint reader to send prints through a squad car’s radio to the FBI’s database and learn almost instantly whether there is a match.” In coming years, NGI will incorporate a wide range of biometric identification capabilities.

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