BioCTS for ISO/IEC includes Conformance Test Suites (CTSs) designed to test implementations of:
The following is a list of the available test tools and the relevant standards used in their development:First Generation (1G) CTSs
*As specified in NIST SP 800-76-2 Biometric Specifications for Personal Identity Verification, Patrick Grother, Wayne Salamon, Ramaswamy Chandramouli, July 2013
BioCTS for ISO/IEC contains everything required to test implementations for the supported international biometric standards and selected PIV profiles. The installer allows for custom installation so that only the testing software for the desired biometric standards will be installed. Read the instructions contained in the associated documentation.
The single install file found below contains all components of BioCTS for ISO/IEC and allows for selection of desired components during custom installation.
To see what has changed since the initial release, please review the Changelog.
The BioCTS work was sponsored in part by the Department of Homeland Security/Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM)
Send comments/errors on the tool, sample data and documentation to BioCTS@nist.gov
The following screen captures were taken from BioCTS for ISO/IEC. The Options tab, Batch testing, and the Editor are shown in the examples below:
Options: Selection of the Biometric Data Block (BDB) format
Batch Testing: Overall results (left panel), Detailed results (right panel)
Editor: Format Identifier expanded to show results and data