Hand held fingerprint scanner for imaging and capturing a photographic image

- Digital Biometrics, Inc.

FIG. 1 is a top, front and right side perspective view of a first embodiment of a hand held fingerprint scanner for imaging a photographic image showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 5 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 6 is a right side elevational view thereof; the side opposite that shown being a mirror image.

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Patent History
Patent number: D348445
Type: Grant
Filed: Jan 31, 1992
Date of Patent: Jul 5, 1994
Assignee: Digital Biometrics, Inc. (Minnetonka, MN)
Inventors: Glenn M. Fishbine (Eden Prairie, MN), Robert J. Withoff (Minnetonka, MN)
Primary Examiner: Melvin B. Feifer
Assistant Examiner: Adir Aronovich
Law Firm: Merchant, Gould, Smith, Edell, Welter & Schmidt
Application Number: 7/828,704
Current U.S. Class: D14/107