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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

Biometrics

Biometrics is the measurement of physiological characteristics like – but not limited to – fingerprint, iris patterns, or facial features that can be used to

Biometrics Web Services (BWS)

https://github.com/NIST-BWS/wsabi2 Combining biometrics and web services to enable multimodal biometric interoperability and enhance mobile

Boulder Microfabrication Facility

Central to fulfilling many of the Division’s programmatic goals, and those of other divisions at NIST-Boulder, the Quantum Electromagnetics Division is

Building Integration with Smart Grid

Developing a next generation "smart grid" requires new measurement science and industry standards that enable homes and buildings to interact with the grid. In

Building Integration with Smart Grid

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future "smart grid," which supports the

Calcium Thermal Beam Optical Clock

A simple, compact alternative to the highest performing optical standards, the Ca clock uses a thermal beam of neutral atoms with one or two lasers to achieve

Calibration of Force Transducers

NIST provides calibration services for force-measuring instruments by applying known forces, compression, tension or both, to the elastic transducer and

Calibration of Mass Standards

NIST maintains the national standard for mass in the form of the prototype kilograms (K4, K20, K79, K92, and K102) and provides services to support the parts of

CALPHAD Data Informatics

The Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) creates a new era of materials innovation that will serve as a foundation for strengthening domestic industries in these