ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37, Biometrics is a standardization subcommittee in the Joint Technical Committee ISO/IEC JTC 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), which develops and facilitates standards within the field of biometrics. The international secretariat of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), located in the United States.

The scope of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 is the "Standardization of generic biometric technologies pertaining to human beings to support interoperability and data interchange among applications and systems."

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 is made up of six working groups (WGs), each of which carries out specific tasks in standards development within the field of biometrics. The focus of each working group is described in the group's terms of reference. Working groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 are:

Working Group Working Area

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 1            Harmonized Biometric Vocabulary

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 2            Biometric Technical Interfaces

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 3            Biometric Data Interchange Formats

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 4            Technical Implementation of Biometric Systems

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 5            Biometric Testing and Reporting

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37/WG 6            Cross-Jurisdictional and Societal Aspects of Biometrics



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