Fingerprinting Through A TV

by Jomo
(New York, NY)

Photo Credit: Matthew DeWaal

Photo Credit: Matthew DeWaal

I am a high school forensic science teacher and I showed my students an episode of CSI New York a few weeks ago and in the episode, the forensic detectives were able to pause an image of a hand on a tv screen, zoom in, and get a fingerprint through the screen.

Does this technology really exist where they could get my fingerprint through a recording of my hand from a TV screen?

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