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Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information (ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2007)

Published

Author(s)

R. McCabe, Elaine M. Newton

Abstract

Defines the content, format, and units of measurement for the exchange of fingerprint, palmprint, facial/mugshot, scar, mark, & tattoo (SMT), iris, and other biometric sample information that may be used in the identification or verification process of a subject. The information consists of a variety of mandatory and optional items, including scanning parameters, other recommended best practice image capture settings, related descriptive and record data, digitized fingerprint information and compressed or uncompressed images. This information is intended for interchange among criminal justice administrations or other organizations that rely on automated fingerprint (AFIS) and palmprint identification systems or use facial, SMT, iris, or other biometric data for identification purposes.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 500-271
Report Number
500-271

Keywords

AFIS, biometrics, fingerprint, grayscale, image, iris, minutiae, mugshot, palmprint

Citation

McCabe, R. and Newton, E. (2007), Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information (ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2007), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=51174 (Accessed November 27, 2021)
Created May 1, 2007, Updated February 19, 2017