JTC 1/SC 37



Standardization of generic biometric technologies pertaining to human beings to support interoperability and data interchange among applications and systems. Generic human biometric standards include: common file frameworks; biometric application programming interfaces; biometric data interchange formats; related biometric profiles; application of evaluation criteria to biometric technologies; methodologies for performance testing and reporting and cross jurisdictional and societal aspects.

Excluded is the work in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17 to apply biometric technologies to cards and personal identification.  

Excluded is the work in ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 for biometric data protections techniques, biometric security testing, evaluations, and evaluations methodologies.

SC 37 information page Public information
SC 37 working area (restricted access) Business plan
Meeting calendar Standing documents
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JTC 1/SC 37 Chairperson

Mr. Fernando Podio, Chairperson of JTC 1/SC 37
Fernando Podio
Fernando Podio

JTC 1/SC 37 Secretary

Mrs. Lisa Rajchel, Secretary of JTC1 and JTC1/SC38
Lisa Rajchel
Lisa Rajchel

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