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DIN Standards Committee Information Technology and selected IT Applications

About NIA

DIN's Standards Committee on Information Technology and Applications (NIA) develops standards in the IT sector, including selected IT applications. The objective of these standards is to

  • improve the performance and quality of IT systems,
  • increase the security of IT systems and data,
  • support the portability of application programs,
  • ensure the interoperability of IT products and systems
  • harmonize development environments,
  • design ergonomic user interfaces.

The applications which the NIA standardize are used in

  • office organization and office technology,
  • postal services,
  • banking,
  • electronic business,
  • data and information exchange

along administrative and logistic chains in the consumer goods industry.

How is NIA composed?


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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN EN 00331123 2019-02-18 Postal services - Transit time measurement for cross border postal items using real mail feasibility study More  Comment 
ISO/IEC NP 15775 2019-02-12 Information technology - Office machines - Method of specifying image reproduction of colour copying machines by printed test charts More  Comment 
ISO/IEC NP 19794-7 2019-02-11 Information technology - Biometric data interchange formats - Part 7: Signature/sign time series data More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17099 2019-03 Fish and seafood products - Requirements for labelling of distribution units and pallets in the trade of fish and seafood products; German and English version prEN 17099:2018 More  Read draft and comment

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DIN CEN/TS 17261; DIN SPEC 16580:2019-03 2019-03 VN Biometric authentication for critical infrastructure access control - Requirements and Evaluation; English version CEN/TS 17261:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17262; DIN SPEC 16581:2019-03 2019-03 VN Personal identification - Robustness against biometric presentation attacks - Application to European Automated Border Control; English version CEN/TS 17262:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 16931-3-4; DIN SPEC 16578-3-4:2019-01 2019-01 VN Electronic invoicing - Part 3-4: Syntax binding for UN/EDIFACT INVOIC D16B; German version CEN/TS 16931-3-4:2017 More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
ISO/IEC/IEEE 24748-7 2019-02 Systems and software engineering - Life cycle management - Part 7: Application of systems engineering on defense programs More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC/IEEE 41062 2019-02 Software engineering - Recommended practice for software acquisition More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC/IEEE 24748-8 2019-02 Systems and software engineering - Life cycle management - Part 8: Technical reviews and audits on defense programs More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN ISO/IEC 28360 2019-02-28 Information technology - Office equipment - Determination of chemical emission rates from electronic equipment (ISO/IEC 28360:2015) More  Comment 

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