IC-Cards - Circuits, Interfaces and Protocols for Secure Devices

About This Committee

INCITS/IC-Cards, is a Task Group to INCITS/ID-Cards and has responsibility to review and update of standards the standards associated with identification proximity devices that include: smart cards, non-card formats, tickets --- Contactless integrated circuit(s), proximity coupling devices--readers (PCDs) and proximity integrated circuit cards (PICC).

In addition, Contactless card formats such as ID1 and Limited Use (LU) as well as non-card formats such as key fobs, tags, labels and similar are reviewed and updated by this committee. Associated standards work includes: electrical parameters, communications interfaces, security and high-level applications that utilize these standards. These associated applications may consist of financial, transportation, access control and the subsequent high-level advising to complementary sub-working groups.

This Task Group is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 17/WG8.

Group Participants

  • ID Technology Partners Inc
  • IDEMIA
  • Infineon Technologies Americas Corporation
  • InterActive Cards
  • International Card Manufacturers Association
  • Klockner Pentaplast
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Pacific Northwest University - Cyber Education
  • Q-CARD
  • Thales DIS USA
  • United States Dept of Homeland Security
  • United States Dept of State
  • United States Government Publishing Office
  • VISA
  • AAMVA
  • Apple
  • CPI Card Group
  • CompoSecure LLC / CLEAR
  • Conexxus
  • Cubic Transportation Systems Inc
  • Department of Commerce - NIST
  • Discover Card
  • Eclipse Laboratories
  • Entrust
  • Exponent Inc
  • FAST Enterprises LLC
  • Giesecke & Devrient
  • Google
  • HID Global