Samsung Galaxy S6 could unlock a paper copy of a fingerprint (3 photos + video)




As part of the investigation into the murder of the police to see a specialist at the University of Michigan for help – needed to unlock the smartphone Samsung Galaxy S6 victim with the help of fingerprints, the law enforcement. The created 3D-copies finger printed with the help of 3D-printer for $ 250 thousand and a special apparatus for the application of the metal deposition amount of $ 600 thousand, have not coped with the task. The original images, which served as the basis for creating the replicas were not of sufficient quality. Then Michigan researchers have written an algorithm that recreated the missing pieces of fingerprints, and got a few options for the image. They were then printed by a conventional inkjet printer on conductive paper. The latter method was effective, and Samsung Galaxy S6 succumbed to experts, though not on the first try.


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