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Not Just a Pretty Face: Bodies Provide Important Cues for Recognizing People
Release Date: 11/05/2013

Computer recognition of people has focused almost exclusively on faces, but a new study suggests it may be time to take additional information … more

Federal ID Credential Security Standard Strengthens Authentication, Extends To Mobile Devices
Release Date: 09/05/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued an updated version of the standard specification Personal Identification … more

NIST Study Advances Use of Iris Images as a Long-Term Form of Identification
Release Date: 08/20/2013

A new report * by biometric researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) uses data from thousands of frequent … more

Two NIST Standards Experts Are Honored With 2013 ANSI Leadership and Service Awards
Release Date: 08/20/2013

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has recognized two staff members from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

Who Are You? NIST Biometric Publication Provides Two New Ways to Tell Quickly
Release Date: 07/12/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that broadens agency security options for Personal Identity … more

NIST Guides Seek Interoperability for Automated Fingerprint ID Systems
Release Date: 03/20/2013

A new set of publications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) could make it easier, faster, and most importantly, more … more

NIST Biometric Workshop Studies Voice, Dental, Oral Standards
Release Date: 01/14/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop to discuss proposed supplements to the biometric data format … more

Forensics@NIST 2012 Webcast Now Available
Release Date: 01/07/2013

On November 28 -30, 2012, NIST hosted the Forensics@NIST symposium at its Gaithersburg, Maryland campus. The symposium featured three days of … more

New NIST Software Checks Performance of Biometrics Applications Against 2011 Standard
Release Date: 10/16/2012

A new software test suite developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) allows local and federal agencies and other users … more

Register For Forensics@NIST
Release Date: 09/19/2012

  Online registration is now open for Forensics@NIST 2012, a three-day symposium on cutting-edge forensic science research being performed at … more

NIST Co-Sponsors the 2012 Biometrics Consortium Conference
Release Date: 08/21/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will co-sponsor the 2012 Biometric Consortium Conference (BCC 2012), September 18-21, … more

NIST Releases Second Draft of Federal ID Credential Security Standard for Comment
Release Date: 07/11/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second-round draft version of its updated security standard for … more

No Strings Attached: NIST Protocol Helps Communicate Biometrics from Anywhere
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed and published a new protocol for communicating with … more

Iris Recognition Report Evaluates 'Needle in Haystack' Search Capability
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Identifying people by acquiring pictures of their eyes is becoming easier, according to a new report* from the National Institute of Standards and … more

International Community Gathers at NIST in March to Discuss Biometric Performance and Testing
Release Date: 01/24/2012

The International Biometric Performance Conference 2012, to be held March 5-9 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will … more

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