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Video Analytics Measurement Science

(Evaluations, Tools, Frameworks, and Activities)

The NIST Information Access Division has a variety of ongoing evaluation and measurement science activities related to large-scale video analytic technologies.

These include:


Face Biometrics (

Video Tracking Analytics for Physical Security (VTAPS)

The following tools and frameworks have been created to support performance evaluation of video analytic technologies:

Framework For Evaluation of Detection Evaluations (

The following is an archive of previous video analytic technology activities and benchmark test materials:

*Multiple Camera Single Person Tracking Challenge Evaluation (MCSPT) (

* Video Surveillance Technologies for Retail Security (VISITORS)

* Classification of Events Activities and Relationships(2006 -2007) (