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Vintage forensics: fingerprint computer

Published April 13, 1963
A city police commissioner poses with an IBM 1401 computer, showcasing its fingerprint analysis results

The same computer is featured in this video produced by IBM, highlighting its ability to use data entered by punchcards to pinpoint areas with higher crime rates, allowing police to focus patrols in those areas.

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