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  • initialism Electronic facial identification technique: a computerised system used by police forces for constructing images of suspects' faces from eyewitness accounts.


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  • The group also helped to develop E-FIT, a computer-based PhotoFit system whose results will be familiar to viewers of Crimewatch.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed 2011

  • E-FIT was developed to take advantage of this psychological insight, by using a whole face as the starting point, with witnesses changing the features one by one to match the details they can remember.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed 2011

  • Both of these actions are very hard to do, which is why systems such as PhotoFIT and E-FIT were developed.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed 2011

  • The program, called E-FIT, or Electronic Facial Identification Technique, has been used for stories: News 2010

  • The ATF assigned two agents, Robert Strode and Sharon Whitaker, who are trained in E-FIT, to the process. stories: News 2010

  • Whitaker each used E-FIT to devise their own facial image for the mummy. stories: News 2010


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