EN 1362:1997

Identification card systems - Device interface characteristics - Classes of device interfaces EN 1362:1997

Publication date:   Jan 30, 2004

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CEN/TC 224 Personal identification and related personal devices with secure element, systems, operations and privacy in a multi sectorial environment

European Norm

35.240.15   Identification cards. Chip cards. Biometrics



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This European Prestandard specifies mandatory and otional interfaces between devices and machine readable cards, as well as other interfaces only to the extent that they are related to the processing of the machine readable card. It specifies the characteristics of each particular interface, and provides the means, through the use of bitmap coding, of readily identifying the capabilitiesof devices in order to ensure the compatibility between specific devices and cards. As far as technical specifications are concerned, it refers to other existing standards.

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EN 1362:1997
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Jan 13, 2016