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Biometrics

Biometrics is defined as the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena.

The fingerprint and mugshot databases facilitate analysis for researchers in the law enforcement field.

NIST Digital Video 1 is a public-domain collection of digital video created to encourage more researchers to address real-world problems and support the scientific comparison of solutions of digital video search, retrieval, and display.

The codes in the list below have the following meanings: 

PC PC product, most available for purchase, some are free
Online Free online system
DG Inclusion in the NIST Data Gateway - a portal providing access to many NIST scientific and technical databases. It is searchable by keyword, property, or substance name.
* Product contains data that have undergone rigorous critical evaluation by experienced researchers who recommend best values.
Online Subscription Product is a yearly subscription web product.


SRD Special DB 24 NIST Digital Video of Live-Scan Fingerprint Database Disk 1, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 4 NIST 8-Bit Gray Scale Images of Fingerprint Image Groups, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 9 NIST Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 10 NIST Supplemental Fingerprint Card Data, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 14 NIST Mated Fingerprint Card Pairs II, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 27 NIST Fingerprint Minutiae from Latent Matching Tenprint Images, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 29 NIST Plain and Rolled Images from Paired Fingerprint Cards, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 30 NIST Dual Resolution Images from Paired Fingerprint Cards, PC, DG
SRD Special DB 18 NIST Mugshot Identification Database, PC, DG
Facial Recognition Technology Database (FERET), PC, DG