skin ridge

skin ridge

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According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), "minutiae describes the location on a fingerprint where a friction skin ridge begins, terminates, or splits into two or more ridges.
In recent tests, scientists from Newcastle University in England confirmed there is a benefit to those clammy skin ridges.
The sensor measures the temperature differential between the skin ridges and the air caught in the fingerprint valleys.