Biometric standards group to meet in Stockholm
02 February 2011 13:08 GMT

Biometric standards experts to gather in Stockholm

The influential ISO JTC-1, workgroup SC-37, is to meet in Stockholm on January 10-14, 2011, to develop next-generation international standards for biometrics in travel documents.

Officially hosted by SIS/TK 448 (Swedish Institute of Standardization / Technical Committee 448), the SC-37 workgroup meeting is an annual event where over 100 delegates from national authorities, universities and corporate research centers across the world get together for five full days to establish new international standards for Biometrics in travel documents such as passports, visas and national ID cards.

Speed Identity and co-sponsors Primekey, Secunet and VFS Global are facilitating the meeting. The previous meeting was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.