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Technical Specification [CURRENT]

DIN CEN/TS 16685 ; DIN SPEC 16571:2014-09
Information technology - Notification of RFID - The information sign to be displayed in areas where RFID interrogators are deployed; German version CEN/TS 16685:2014

Title (German)

Informationstechnik - Notifizierung von RFID - Informationszeichen, das überall dort angebracht werden muss, wo RFID - Lesegeräte im Einsatz sind; Deutsche Fassung CEN/TS 16685:2014




The objective of DIN CEN/TS 16685:2014 is to provide enterprises, both large and small, with a common and accessible framework for the design and display of RFID notification signs. In December 2008, the European Commission addressed Mandate M/436 to CEN, CENELEC and ETSI in the field of ICT as applied to RFID systems. The Mandate addresses the data protection, privacy and information policy aspects of RFID, and is being executed in two phases. This European Technical Specification is one of eleven deliverables for M/436 Phase 2. DIN CEN/TS 16685 defines the following: the details of data and graphics that shall be included on the signage; the presentational requirements for the signage, taking account of the need to provide a practical solution given constraints on print technique and print area and for a consistent common and recognizable signage; means to support accessibility; the structure and content of an information policy to meet the informational needs of individuals with respect to RFID privacy. In addition to the information placed on the sign, the framework includes the off-sign application information resource - the so-called "information policy" - needed to answer enquiries received from individuals accessing the contact point noted on the sign itself. This minimises the volume of information written on the sign. DIN CEN/TS 16685:2013 has been prepared by European Technical Committee CEN/TC 225 "AIDC technologies", the secretariat of which is held by NEN (Netherlands). The responsible committee at DIN is Working Committee "Automatische Identifikation unhd Datenerfassungsverfahren" ("Automatic identification and data capture techniques") at Standards Committee Information Technology and selected IT Applications (NIA).

Document: references other documents

Responsible national committee

NA 043-04-31 AA - Automatic Identification and Data Capture Techniques  

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 225 - AIDC technologies  

Edition 2014-09
Original language German
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