ISO/IEC 19795-4:2008
ISO/IEC 19795-4:2008



ISO/IEC 19795-4:2008 prescribes methods for technology and scenario evaluations of multi-supplier biometric systems that use biometric data conforming to biometric data interchange format standards.

It specifies requirements needed to assess

  • performance available from samples formatted according to a standard interchange format (SIF),
  • performance available when samples formatted according to a SIF are exchanged,
  • performance available from samples formatted according to a SIF, relative to proprietary data formats,
  • SIF interoperability by quantifying cross-product performance relative to single-product performance,
  • performance available from multi-sample and multimodal data formatted according to one or more SIFs, and
  • performance interoperability of biometric capture devices.

In addition, ISO/IEC 19795-4:2008

  • includes procedures for establishing an interoperable set of implementations,
  • defines procedures for testing interoperability with previously established sets of implementations, and
  • gives testing procedures for the measurement of interoperable performance.

It does not

  • establish a conformance test for biometric data interchange formats, or
  • provide test procedures for online data collection.

General information 

  •  : Published
     : 2008-06
  •  : 1
     : 45
  •  : ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37 Biometrics
  •  :
    35.240.15 Identification cards. Chip cards. Biometrics

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