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Definition of AFIS

What does AFIS mean?


  1. Aerodrome Flight Information Service.
  2. American Forces Information Service.
  3. 'A'utomated 'F'ingerprint 'I'dentification 'S'ystem, more specifically, the U.S. Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System.

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Google previewForensics Demystified (2006)

by David Fisher, Barry Fisher, Jason Kolowski

AFIS is an acronym for: (a) Automated Forensic Identification System (b) Automated Fingerprint Identification System (c) Automated Fingerprint Individualization System (d) Automatic Forensic Individualization System 8. Individualization of a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2012)

Glossary AFIS Automated fingerprint identification system. Biometric system Any system that serves to identify an individual based on anatomical or behavioral traits. Exemplar A controlled recording of the friction ridge skin used for the purpose ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

AFIS, Armed Forces Journal, http://www., http://www. Burrelle' sMediaDirectory ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2005)

by Larry E. Sullivan

By the mid-1980s, the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) was robust enough to justify procurements by local and state law enforcement agencies. AFIS uses optical recognition and automated searching to effect ten- print to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Somalia (2003)

by Mohamed Haji Mukhtar

AFIS UNESCO NOMAD EDUCATION PROJECT (AUNEP). A joint project in nomadic education in Somalia was started by the Amministrazione Fiduciaria Italiana della Somalia (AFIS) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Forensic Science (2012)

by Suzanne Bell

Toxicology AES atomic emission spectroscopy Instrument/analytical method AFIS/[AFIS Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems/ Integrated AF IS Fingerprints AFLP/AmpFLP amplified fragment ...

Google previewThe Internet Encyclopedia (2004)

by Hossein Bidgoli

Law enforcement automatic fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) require human intervention to identify an individual from "latent" fingerprint images left at crime scenes.) When aggregated with other data, however, such as name, telephone ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (2009)

by Iain McLean, Alistair McMillan ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry (2007)

by Francesca Sterlacci, Joanne Arbuckle

A technology developed by Biometric Solutions as an Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) that is used to verify a person's identity through fingerprint, face, or retinal scanning. This technology was originally designed for use in ...

Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

Security The Automated Fingerprint Identification System ( AFIS) is a biometric identification (ID) methodology that...

The AFIS was originally used by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in criminal cases.

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AFIS Meaning

Video shows what AFIS means. Aerodrome Flight Information Service. Airborne Flight Information System, an avionics system proprietary to Honeywell ...

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