JTC 1 SC 1

Title: Vocabulary

Status: Projects assigned to each applicable SC.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Disbanded at the Rio de Janeiro 1999
JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 2

Title: Coded character sets

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 2

ISO 646:1972, Information technology — ISO 7-bit coded character set for information interchange

ISO/IEC 10646-1:1993 Information technology — Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) — Part 1: Architecture and Basic Multilingual Plane

JTC 1 SC 3

Title: Optical character and mark recognition

Status: Projects assigned to SC 29

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO/IEC 10918-1:1994, Information technology — Digital compression and coding of continuous-tone still images: Requirements and guidelines

ISO 1073-2:1976, Alphanumeric character sets for optical recognition —
Part 2: Character set OCR-B — Shapes and dimensions of the printed image

JTC 1 SC 4

Title: Physical Interfaces (to be checked)

Status: 

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:

JTC 1 SC 5

Title: Programming languages

Status: Projects assigned to SC 22

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO 1989-1970
Information processing — Programming languages — COBOL

JTC 1 SC 6

Title: Telecommunications and information exchange between systems

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 6

JTC 1 SC 7

Title: Software and systems engineering

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC  7

JTC 1 SC 8

Title: Numerical control of machines

Status: Merged in 1983 into the newly established ISO TC 184 (Automation systems and integration)

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:ISO/IEC 26300:2006, Information technology — Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) v1.0


, Information technology — Document description and processing languages — Office Open XML File Formats — Parts 1-3

JTC 1 SC 9

Title: Programming languages for numerical control

Status: Merged in 1983 into the newly established ISO TC 184 (Automation systems and integration)

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:

JTC 1 SC 10

Title: Magnetic disks

Status: Projects assigned to SC 23

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Removable magnetic disk packs
ISO 3561:1976, Information processing
— Interchangeable magnetic six-disk pack — Track format

ISO 5653:1980, Information processing
— Interchangeable magnetic twelve-disk pack (200 Mbytes)

JTC 1 SC 11

Title: Flexible magnetic media for digital data interchange

Status: Projects assigned to SC 23

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Open reel magnetic tapes; magnetic tape cassettes and cartridges; and magnetic flexible disk cartridges

ISO 1861:1975, Information processing
— 7- track, 12,7 mm (0.5 in) wide magnetic tape for information interchange recorded at 8 rpmm (200 rpi)

ISO 5654-1:1982, Information processing — Data interchange on 200 mm (8 in) flexible disk cartridges using two-frequency recording at 13 262 ftprad on one side — Part 1: Dimensional, physical and magnetic characteristics

ISO 5652:1983,Information processing
— 9-Track, 12,7 mm (0.5 in) wide magnetic tape for information interchange — Format and recording, using group coding at 264 cpmm (6 250 cpi)

ISO 9661:1988, Information processing
— Data interchange on 12,7 mm (0.5 in) magnetic tape cartridges — 18 tracks, 1 491 data bytes per millimeter (37 871 data bytes per inch)

Disbanded at the 2003 Singapore JTC 1 plenary

JTC 1 SC 12

Title: Instrumentation magnetic tape

Status: Projects assigned to SC 23

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO 1859-1973
,Information processing
— Unrecorded magnetic tapes for interchange instrumentation applications
– General dimensional requirements

ISO 1860:1978,Information processing
— Precision reels for magnetic tape used in interchange instrumentation applications

JTC 1 SC 13

Title: Interconnection of equipment

Status: Projects assigned to SC25

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
TC 97/SC 13 and IEC SC 83
were merged into SC 25 per Resolution
12 of the second (Paris ) JTC 1 plenary
on June 7, 1989

JTC 1 SC 14

Title: Data elements

Status: Projects assigned to SC 32

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO/IEC 11179-3:1994
, Information technology – Specificationand standardization of data elements – Part 3: Basic attributes of data elements

Disbanded at the 1997 Ottawa JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 15

Title: Labeling and file structures

Status: Projects assigned to SC 23

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO 1001: 1979
, Information processing — Magnetic tape labeling and file structure for information interchange

ISO 7665: 1983, Information processing — File structure and labeling of flexible disk cartridges for information interchange

Dissolved per Resolution 17 of the Paris JTC 1 Plenary (1989)

JTC 1 SC 16

Title: Upper layers of OSI

Status: Projects assigned to SC 21

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO 7498: 1984
, Information processing systems — Open Systems Interconnection — Basic Reference Model

JTC 1 SC 17

Title: Cards and personal identification

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 17

JTC 1 SC 18

Title: Text and office systems

Status: Projects assigned to SC 34

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
ISO 8879:1986, Information processing — Text and office systems — Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)

ISO/IEC ISP 12064-1:1995, Information technology. International standardized profile FOD112. Open document format: image applications. Simple document structure. Raster graphics content architecture. Document application profile (DAP)

Disbanded at the 1997 Ottawa JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 19

Title: 

Status: 

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:

JTC 1 SC 20

Title: Cryptographic Techniques

Status: Projects assigned to SC 27

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:

JTC 1 SC 21

Title: Upper layers of OSI

Status: Projects assigned to multiple
SCs (including SC32, SC33)

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Disbanded at the 1997 Ottawa JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 22

Title: Programming languages, their environments and system software interfaces

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 22

ISO/IEC 9945-1:1990, Information technology — Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) — Part 1: System Application Program Interface (API) [C Language]

ISO/IEC 9945-2:1993, Information technology — Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) — Part 2: Shell and Utilities

JTC 1 SC 23

Title: Digitally Recorded Media for Information Interchange and Storage

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 23

JTC 1 SC 24

Title: Computer graphics, image processing and environmental data representation

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 2 4

JTC 1 SC 25

Title: Interconnection of information technology equipment

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 2 5

JTC 1 SC 26

Title: Microprocessor Systems

Status: Projects assigned to SC 25

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Disbanded at the Rio de Janeiro 1999 JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 27

Title: IT Security techniques

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 27

JTC 1 SC 28

Title: Office equipment

Status: Active

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 2 8

JTC 1 SC 29

Title: Coding of audio, picture, multimedia and hypermedia information

Status: Active
Established in 1991 by moving the multimedia coding projects from SC 2.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 29

ISO/IEC 10918-1:1994, Information technology — Digital compression and coding of continuous-tone still images: Requirements and guidelines

ISO/IEC 11172:1993, Information technology — Coding of moving pictures and associated audio for digital storage media at up to about 1,5 Mbit/s
— Parts 1-3

ISO/IEC 15444-1:2000, Information technology — JPEG 2000 image coding system — Part 1: Core coding system

JTC 1 SC 30

Title: Open electronic data interchange

Status: Created at the 1994 Washington DC JTC 1 Plenary

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Disbanded at the 1997 Ottawa JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 31

Title: Automatic identification and data capture techniques

Status: Active
Established in 1996.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 31

JTC 1 SC 32

Title: Data management and interchange

Status: Active
Established in 1997.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 2

JTC 1 SC 33

Title: Distributed Application Services

Status: Projects assigned to SC 7
and SC 6.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
Disbanded at the 1998 Sendai JTC 1 Plenary

JTC 1 SC 34

Title: Document description and processing languages

Status: Active
Established in 1998.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 34

ISO/IEC 26300:2006, Information technology — Open Document Format for Office Applications (OpenDocument) v1.0

ISO/IEC 29500:2008, Information technology — Document description and processing languages — Office Open XML File Formats — Parts 1-3

JTC 1 SC 35

Title: User interfaces

Status: Active
Established in 1998.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 5

JTC 1 SC 36

Title: Information technology for learning, education and training

Status: Active
Established in 1999.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 6

JTC 1 SC 37

Title: Biometrics

Status: Active
Established in 2002.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 7

JTC 1 SC 38

Title: Distributed application platforms and services (DAPS)

Status: Active
Established in 2009.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 8

JTC 1 SC 39

Title: Sustainability for and by information Technology

Status: Active
Established in 2012.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC 3 9

JTC 1 SC 40

Title: IT Service Management and IT Governance

Status: Active
Established in 2013.

Noteworthy or Illustrative Standards:
JTC 1/SC  40