The world has been using Livescan for a number of years now and fingerprint readers are common in some areas of the world at the roadside and on the bobby on the beat.
What if we can use our own phones to capture witness and victim prints at a scene directly into a device that will send them to a centralised database for that case?
Or a device that can instantly look up a persons details on a stop and search giving an answer in milliseconds?
Is this the future? It’s happening: Qualcomm is building fingerprint scanners that go inside your phone’s screen, coming in 2018