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News and Updates

Projects and Programs

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

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

Publications

IREX Validation Dataset 2019

Author(s)
James R. Matey, George W. Quinn, Patrick J. Grother
The IRis EXchange (IREX) program at NIST employs best measurement practices to support the development, standardization, and interoperability of iris-based

Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) Part 2: Identification

Author(s)
Patrick J. Grother, Mei L. Ngan, Kayee K. Hanaoka
This report updates and extends NIST Interagency Report 8238, documenting performance of new face recognition algorithms submitted for evaluation to NIST in

Software

Biometric Evaluation Framework

Biometric Evaluation Framework is a set of C++ classes, error codes, and design patterns used to create a common environment to provide logging, data management

Development of NFIQ 2.0

The biometrics community recommended a new, open source, generalized version of NFIQ to be developed in consultation and collaboration with users and industry.

NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS)

Current Release: NBIS : Release 5.0.0 About The NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS) distribution is developed by the National Institute of Standards and

Awards