Face

Face verification

Check the likelihood that two faces belong to the same person. The API will return a confidence score of how likely it is that the two faces belong to one person.

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Verification result: The two faces belong to the same person. Confidence is 0.92199.

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Face detection

Detect one or more human faces in an image and get back face rectangles for where in the image the faces are, along with face attributes that contain machine learning-based predictions of facial features. The face attribute features available are: Age, Emotion, Gender, Pose, Smile and Facial Hair, along with 27 landmarks for each face in the image.

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Gender female
Age 24
Glasses ReadingGlasses
Emotion Happiness
Detection result:
JSON:
[ { "faceId": "746b0a5a-9052-4853-9f1d-d99e9b5e633c", "faceRectangle": { "top": 128, "left": 459, "width": 224, "height": 224 }, "faceAttributes": { "hair": { "bald": 0.1, "invisible": false, "hairColor": [ { "color": "brown", "confidence": 0.99 }, { "color": "black", "confidence": 0.57 }, { "color": "red", "confidence": 0.36 }, { "color": "blond", "confidence": 0.34 }, { "color": "gray", "confidence": 0.15 }, { "color": "other", "confidence": 0.13 } ] }, "smile": 1.0, "headPose": { "pitch": -13.2, "roll": -11.9, "yaw": 5.0 }, "gender": "female", "age": 24.0, "facialHair": { "moustache": 0.0, "beard": 0.0, "sideburns": 0.0 }, "glasses": "ReadingGlasses", "makeup": { "eyeMakeup": true, "lipMakeup": true }, "emotion": { "anger": 0.0, "contempt": 0.0, "disgust": 0.0, "fear": 0.0, "happiness": 1.0, "neutral": 0.0, "sadness": 0.0, "surprise": 0.0 }, "occlusion": { "foreheadOccluded": false, "eyeOccluded": false, "mouthOccluded": false }, "accessories": [ { "type": "glasses", "confidence": 1.0 } ], "blur": { "blurLevel": "low", "value": 0.0 }, "exposure": { "exposureLevel": "goodExposure", "value": 0.48 }, "noise": { "noiseLevel": "low", "value": 0.0 } }, "faceLandmarks": { "pupilLeft": { "x": 504.8, "y": 206.8 }, "pupilRight": { "x": 602.5, "y": 178.4 }, "noseTip": { "x": 593.5, "y": 247.3 }, "mouthLeft": { "x": 529.8, "y": 300.5 }, "mouthRight": { "x": 626.0, "y": 277.3 }, "eyebrowLeftOuter": { "x": 461.0, "y": 186.8 }, "eyebrowLeftInner": { "x": 541.9, "y": 178.9 }, "eyeLeftOuter": { "x": 490.9, "y": 209.0 }, "eyeLeftTop": { "x": 509.1, "y": 199.5 }, "eyeLeftBottom": { "x": 509.3, "y": 213.9 }, "eyeLeftInner": { "x": 529.0, "y": 205.0 }, "eyebrowRightInner": { "x": 579.2, "y": 169.2 }, "eyebrowRightOuter": { "x": 633.0, "y": 136.4 }, "eyeRightInner": { "x": 590.5, "y": 184.5 }, "eyeRightTop": { "x": 604.2, "y": 171.5 }, "eyeRightBottom": { "x": 608.4, "y": 184.0 }, "eyeRightOuter": { "x": 623.8, "y": 173.7 }, "noseRootLeft": { "x": 549.8, "y": 200.3 }, "noseRootRight": { "x": 580.7, "y": 192.3 }, "noseLeftAlarTop": { "x": 557.2, "y": 234.6 }, "noseRightAlarTop": { "x": 603.2, "y": 225.1 }, "noseLeftAlarOutTip": { "x": 545.4, "y": 255.5 }, "noseRightAlarOutTip": { "x": 615.9, "y": 239.5 }, "upperLipTop": { "x": 591.1, "y": 278.4 }, "upperLipBottom": { "x": 593.2, "y": 288.7 }, "underLipTop": { "x": 597.1, "y": 308.0 }, "underLipBottom": { "x": 600.3, "y": 324.8 } } } ]

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Emotion recognition

The Face API now integrates emotion recognition, returning the confidence across a set of emotions for each face in the image, such as anger, contempt, disgust, fear, happiness, neutral, sadness and surprise. These emotions are understood to be communicated universally across cultures with particular facial expressions.

Face identification

Face API enables you to search, identify and match faces in your private repository of up to 1 million people.

Similar face search

Easily find similar-looking faces. Given a collection of faces and a new face as a query, this API will return a collection of similar faces.

Face grouping

Organise many unidentified faces together into groups, based on their visual similarity.

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