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    Thumbs up What is this called in English ?

    I have a question ..

    What is this called in English ? Look at the picture in the below ..

    I mean the device, what is it called in the language English ?




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    Re: What is this called in English ?

    It's a digital [finger/palm-print] reader. One that checks your identity on the basis of an iris scan is called an iris scanner. They are both biometric devices.

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    Re: What is this called in English ?

    but this for hand .. not for finger or eyes ..

    we can say "fingerprint" ,

    but Can we say "handprint" ? for hand !!!

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    Re: What is this called in English ?

    Ordinary people, including me, would just call it a digital scanner. For more specific info, look here: Image scanner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: What is this called in English ?

    Thank you for your interplay

    but, Is there an other word ? I want a word more specific

    And the link is not enough, anyway thanks

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    Re: What is this called in English ?

    Quote Originally Posted by The Saudi View Post
    Thank you for your interplay

    but, Is there an other word ? I want a word more specific

    And the link is not enough, anyway thanks
    Bob has already told you it's a "palm print reader". The palm is part of the hand. To differentiate it from a fortune telling "palm reader", you could insert "digital" in front of it.

    Do you want a technical term, like a "biometric palmometer"?

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