National Institute of Standards and Technology


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Noun1.National Institute of Standards and Technology - an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs
Technology Administration - an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on economic growth
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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Bergquist of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colo., who led the work.
Susan Makar, of the NIST Research Library of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, for much helpful assistance.
NCC was funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Dept.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology also offers user facilities; see http://www.nano.gov/html/centers/ NISTcenters.html for information.
Digimarc ID Systems, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digimarc Corporation (Nasdaq:DMRC), recently announced that the facial recognition technology Digimarc sources for drivers license applications in North America, FaceIt, was a top performer according to the recent Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 2002 sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
National Bureau of Standards (later the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST), he published a number of scientific papers on the aging of paper.
In 1975, the agency partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a non-regulatory agency of the U.S.
Robert Ivkov, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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