Fingerprint Current Affairs, GK & News
Maharashtra has become the India’s first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system – Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS) – to aid police investigations. This system will soon be replicated by other state police forces across the country. An AMBIS unit consists of a computer terminal, a camera, and iris, fingerprint, ..
Topics: Access control • AFIS • Automated fingerprint identification • Automated Fingerprint Identification System • Biometrics • Biometrics use by the South African government • Fingerprint • Iris recognition • Recognition • Security engineering • Surveillance
University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist develops a new pin-sized sensor that can detect dangerous chemicals
The scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US have developed a novel sensor that can be used in smartphone-sized devices to detect dangerous chemicals based on a unique fingerprint of absorbed and emitted light. Devices called spectrometers are light-splitting instruments that have long been both bulky and expensive, preventing their use outside the ..
Topics: Electromagnetic radiation • Electromagnetic spectrum • Fingerprint • Hyperspectral imaging • Imaging • Infrared imaging • Infrared spectroscopy • Physical sciences • Remote Sensing • Spectral imaging • Spectrometer • Spectroscopy
India’s first-ever online and centralised National Database on Sexual Offenders launched by Ministry of Home Affairs
India’s first-ever online and centralised National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO) has been launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on September 20, 2018. With this, India will become the 9th country in the world to maintain such a database. The database will have a record of the name, photographs, address, fingerprint ..