JTC 1/SC 37

Biometrics

Scope

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.


Resources  
SC 37 information page Public information
SC 37 working area (restricted access) Business plan
General committee documents Standing documents

 

Fernando Podio
Fernando Podio
Chairperson
JTC 1/SC 37
Michaela Miller
Michaela Miller
Secretary
JTC 1/SC 37


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