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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 DIS 14492 2018-02-15 Information technology - Lossy/lossless coding of bi-level images More  Comment 
DIN EN 00434012 2018-02-12 Electronic invoicing - Part 3-5: Methodology for creating and using validation artefacts in electronic invoicing More  Comment 
ISO/IEC 33020 AMD 1 2018-02-09   More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17230 2018-03 Information technology - RFID in rail; German and English version prEN 17230:2018 More  Read draft and comment

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN CEN/TS 16931-3-1; DIN SPEC 16578-3-1:2018-02 2018-02 VN Electronic invoicing - Part 3-1: Methodology for syntax bindings of the core elements of an electronic invoice; German version CEN/TS 16931-3-1:2017 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN SPEC 16577 2018-02 VN User independent exchange unit for the transfer of goods More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN SPEC 16599 2017-12 VN Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Traceability More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 66253 2018-03 Information processing - Programming language PEARL - SafePEARL More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN ISO 19160-4 2018-03 Addressing - Part 4: International postal address components and template language (ISO 19160-4:2017); German version EN ISO 19160-4:2017 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 24570 2018-02 Software engineering - NESMA functional size measurement method - Definitions and counting guidelines for the application of function point analysis More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN ISO/IEC 24711 2018-02-28 Method for the determination of ink cartridge yield for colour inkjet printers and multi-function devices that contain printer components (ISO/IEC 24711:2007 + Cor. 1:2012) More  Comment 

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