BS ISO-IEC 7811-9 pdf download Identification cards — Recording technique — Part 9: Tactile identifier mark
This part of ISO/IEC 781 1 specifies the physical characteristics of a tactile identifier mark used by visually- impaired card holders to distinguish their cards. It defines the area on the card for the tactile identifier mark (TIM) and the layout of Braille-style embossed dots arranged in patterns to enable easy tactile recognition.
A TIM is in conformance with this part of ISO/IEC 781 1 if it meets all mandatory requirements, and optional requirements as specified.
3 Normative references
The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO/IEC 781 0, Identification cards — Physical characteristics
ISO/IEC 781 1 -1 , Identification cards — Recording technique — Part 1: Embossing
4 Terms, definitions and abbreviations
4.1 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the terms and definitions given in ISO/IEC 781 0 and the following apply.
raised in relief from the front surface of the card by adding or reacting card material, or by deforming the card material from the opposite side
TIM tactile identifier mark
5 TIM physical characteristics
5.1 Location of TIM
The TIM should be located on the front surface of the card in the area shown in Figure 1 .
The TIM shall not be located outside the Name and address area defined by ISO/IEC 781 1 -1 .
Regardless of TIM location, all other raised areas shall be at least 1 mm from the edge of any TIM.
NOTE Certain embossing techniques can damage card components that exist in TIM area.
dimensions in millimetres (inches)