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Abstract Preview

ISO/IEC 19794-5:2011

  • specifies a record format for storing, recording, and transmitting information from one or more facial images or a short video stream of facial images,
  • specifies scene constraints of the facial images,
  • specifies photographic properties of the facial images,
  • specifies digital image attributes of the facial images, and
  • provides best practices for the photography of faces.

General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2011-11
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 111
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37
  • 35.240.15
    Identification cards. Chip cards. Biometrics

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