NIST Announces the Release of Special Publication (SP) 800-76-2, Biometric Data Specifications for Personal Identity Verification
July 12, 2013

NIST has released NIST Special Publication 800-76-2Biometric Specifications for Personal Identity Verification. This document supports updated PIV biometric options and requirements of the forthcoming FIPS 201-2. It includes specifications for on-card fingerprint comparison and iris recognition. The new edition will formally replace the January 2007 version when FIPS 201-2 is published.

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