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Projects/Programs

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ANSI/NIST-ITL Standard

The standard specifies formats to be used for exchanging fingerprint and other image data.

Biometric Compression Information

In July of 2009 NIST in partnership with the FBI commenced an investigation on the use of JPEG 2000 for compressing fingerprint imagery with the ultimate goal

Biometric Quality Homepage

Performance of biometric systems is dependent on the quality of the acquired input samples. If quality can be improved, either by sensor design, by user

Chexia Face Recognition

The Face Recognition Algorithm Independent Evaluation (CHEXIA-FACE) is being conducted to assess the capability of face detection and recognition algorithms to

Contactless Fingerprint Capture

This project is addressing the following issues: data format standards, best practices, development of methods for certification testing, and interoperability

Data Science

The NIST Information Access Division (IAD) initiated a Data Science Research Program (DSRP) aimed to advance the measurement science for big data and data

Digital Video Exchange Standards

Video evidence from Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Digital Video Recording (DVR) systems is a powerful resource for forensic investigations. Industry lacks a

Face Recognition Grand Challenge (FRGC)

The primary goal of the FRGC was to promote and advance face recognition technology designed to support existing face recognition efforts in the U.S. Government

Face Recognition Technology (FERET)

The goal of the sponsored research was to develop face recognition algorithms. The FERET database was collected to support the sponsored research and the FERET

Face in Video Evaluation (FIVE)

The Face in Video Evaluation (FIVE) is being conducted to assess the capability of face recognition algorithms to correctly identify or ignore persons appearing

Fast Tenprint Capture

The evaluation of Fast Tenprint Capture devices is threefold. The first is the absolute measurement, i.e., stipulating the specifications and designing targets

Fingerprint

We conduct evaluations of fingerprint matching technologies to support standards, measurement and evaluation methods, and technology capabilities.

Fingerprint Compression

To establish normative guidance and certification pathways for the compression of fingerprint imagery.

Fingerprint Recognition

We conduct technology evaluations of fingerprint matching, identification, and verification systems.

Health IT Usability

Usability is "the extent to which a product can be used by specified users to achieve specified goals with effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction in a