This report provides a “landscape” view of the issues and products associated with mobile devices for fingerprint identification, with a focus on forensic applications. The document is intended to furnish laboratory managers and investigators with a survey of current commercially available products. In addition, the report provides decision makers and potential end users with use examples that illustrate successful adoption; issues to consider related to implementation of mobile ID devices; and a snapshot of current mobile ID technologies. Upon review, the reader may better understand whether mobile ID devices can benefit his or her organization and how to proceed with selecting a platform and implementing use.
For additional information, check out the article "Insight into Mobile ID Fingerprint Technology" in the July/August issue of TechBeat. Click here to access the article.
Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence report was provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.
The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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