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Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial & Other Biometric Information ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2011 NIST Special Publication 500-290



Bradford J. Wing


This is the 2011 update to the ANSI/NIST-ITL standard
NIST Special Publication 500-290


biometrics, face, fingerprint, palm print, plantar, DNA, standard, ANSI/NIST-ITL, extended feature set, EFS, forensics, face, iris, scar, mark, tattoo, latent print, information assurance, CBEFF
Created November 14, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017