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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?


DIN e. V.

Volker Jacumeit

Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/IEC NP 13888-1 2018-06-14 Information technology - Security techniques - Non-repudiation - Part 1: General More  Comment 
DIN CEN/TS 17073 rev 2018-10-22 Postal services - Interfaces for cross border parcels More  Comment 
DIN EN 00331118 2018-10-22 Postal services - Packaging for boxable items More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 66401 2018-10 UIM - Unique Identification Mark - Application standard for very small items using matrix symbols More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN 14012 2018-09 Postal services - Quality of service - Complaints handling principles; German and English version prEN 14012:2018 More  Read draft and comment

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN SPEC 27003 2018-12 VN Cross company product information networks in consumer goods industry environment - Terminology More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17217; DIN SPEC 3099:2018-12 2018-12 VN Postal services - Reverse envelope - Design and printing requirements; German version CEN/TS 17217:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 16919; DIN SPEC 16579:2018-11 2018-11 VN Postal services - Interface and data transfer format for capturing postal automation events IDT-PAE; German version CEN/TS 16919:2016 More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 33867 2018-10 Information technology - Office equipment - Terms and definitions for toner cartridges and overview More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 11770-2 2018-10 IT Security techniques - Key management - Part 2: Mechanisms using symmetric techniques More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 21000-8 AMD 4 2018-10 Information technology - Multimedia framework (MPEG-21) - Part 8: Reference software - Amendment 4: Media value chain ontology extensions on time-segments and multi-track audio More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN 9781-10 2018-11-30 Office machines; plastic or plastic laminated identification cards; requirements on authenticity marks More  Comment 

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