Delta Point

Fingerprint Diagram

In biometrics and fingerprint scanning, the delta point is a pattern of a fingerprint that resembles the Greek letter delta. It’s the point on a friction ridge at or nearest to the point of divergence of two type lines.

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Vangie Beal
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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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