Dermatoglyphics testing - a modern technique based on 150 year old database
Sir William J.Herschel is important to the history of fingerprints because he is the first person to confirm the persistency of the patterns of prints from birth till death through early longitudinal studies from 1860 to 1890. He established that rdiges do not change from birth through death except through trauma.
By 1930s, Noel Jaquin, founder of Society of Physiological Patterns (SSPP) was studying character traits for five different fingerprint patterns, the loop, wholr, arch, tented arch and composite. In 1940, he published his findings. Vera Crompton continued these studies and publsihed her views in 1951. Yusuke Miyamoto proposed character recognition based on his understanding of some eastern philosophies and various types of fingerprints in 1963.Beryl Hutchinson reported in 1967 that the SSPP had collected a library of prints in its efforts to aid the interpretation of these markings.
Since the works of Jaquin, Compton, Hutchinson, Miyamoto, Jaegers and Gettings there have
been numerous authors in the field of Chirology who have discussed human psychological characteristic findings related to dermatoglyphic patterns of the hand including Elizabeth Brenner, Dennis Fairchild, David Brandon Jones, Dr Eugene Scheimann M.D. ..Their observations represent tens of thousands of hours of clinical observations and interviews with hundreds of thousands of people.
The science of dermatoglyphics and the art of reading the fingerprint patterns to understand inborn characteristics has evolved over more than a century.
DMIT technique is now able to leverage this age old database by using the latest technology and tools. Parents find this technique useful for children whereas recruiters and corporate executives find this useful for profiling and career planning.