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B10.5 - Contactless IC Cards

About This Committee

The InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) B10.5 Contactless IC Cards, is a Task Group to INCITS/B10 and has responsibility to review and update of standards the standards associated with identification proximity devices that include: smart cards, non-card formats, tickets --- Contactless integrated circuit(s), proximity coupling devices--readers (PCDs) and proximity integrated circuit cards (PICC).

In addition, Contactless card formats such as ID1 and Limited Use (LU) as well as non-card formats such as key fobs, tags, labels and similar are reviewed and updated by this committee. Associated standards work includes: electrical parameters, communications interfaces, security and high-level applications that utilize these standards. These associated applications may consist of financial, transportation, access control and the subsequent high-level advising to complementary sub-working groups.

This Task Group is the U.S. TAG to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC17/WG8.


  • Group ChairRyan Boudreau, Entrust Datacard
  • SecretaryNick Paulson, Eclipse Laboratories
  • Int'l. RepTerry Schindler, Q-CARD

Staff Contacts

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Rachel Porter

Associate Manager, Standards Operations