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Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information ­ Part 2: XML Version (ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008)

Published

Author(s)

Elaine M. Newton, Gerry Coleman, Patrice Yuh

Abstract

This complement to the ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2007 standard establishes an equivalent XML format. This format 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) - 500-275
Report Number
500-275

Keywords

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

Citation

Newton, E. , Coleman, G. and Yuh, P. (2008), Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Other Biometric Information ­ Part 2: XML Version (ANSI/NIST-ITL 2-2008), Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=890062 (Accessed November 27, 2021)
Created August 14, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017