National Institute of Standards and Technology – Founded in 1901, NIST is a non-regulatory federal agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce. NIST’s mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life. NIST have made solid contributions to image processing. Visit the NIST website at www.nist.gov.
Synonyms: National Institute of Standards and Technology