NexID Biometrics joins ISO standards setting committee on biometrics

POTSDAM, NY – 4/10/2012 – NexID Biometrics, a leading provider of spoof mitigation and liveness detection solutions for the biometric authentication industry, today announced it has joined the membership of the INCITS/M1 Biometrics Technical Committee. The committee (M1) serves as the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for the international standards organization ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC37 on biometric standards for data interchange formats, application program interfaces, performance testing and reporting, and most recently, liveness detection and spoof mitigation.

About NexID Biometrics
NexID Biometrics is a leading software and technology supplier to the biometric authentication industry. The company develops and licenses liveness detection software that enables fingerprint-scanning technologies to more accurately authenticate scanned images by mitigating spoof-related risks. The company also provides testing and analysis of fingerprint scanning devices to identify existing vulnerabilities to known spoofing strategies. The company’s founders represent some of the world’s leading authorities on biometric spoof mitigation and liveness detection.

The InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) is the forum of choice for information technology developers, producers and users for the creation and maintenance of formal de jure IT standards. INCITS is accredited by, and operates under rules approved by, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). INCITS is sponsored by the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), a trade association representing the leading U.S. providers of information technology products and services.