About This Committee

The INCITS/Biometrics Technical Committee develops standards to support interoperability and data interchange among biometric applications, systems, and common file frameworks. Areas of focus are Biometric Vocabulary Harmonization, Biometric Technical Interfaces, Biometric Data Interchange Formats, Technical Implementation of Biometric Systems, Biometric Performance Testing, and Cross-Jurisdictional/Societal Aspects of Biometrics. Standardization efforts encompass Governmental and Commercial applications, both domestic and international.

The INCITS Technical Committee on Biometrics serves as the U.S. TAG for ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37.

Note: INCITS/Biometrics was formerly known as INCITS/M1 until January 2022.

Group Participants

  • IRIS ID Systems Inc
  • SAIC
  • Secure Identity LLC
  • Thales DIS USA
  • United States Dept of Defense - Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA)
  • United States Dept of Homeland Security
  • United States Dept of State
  • Accenture
  • Amazon Web Services Inc
  • American National Standards Institute
  • Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Department of Commerce - NIST
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Google
  • ID Technology Partners Inc