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Face API

An AI service that analyzes faces in images

Deliver low-friction, state-of-the-art facial recognition

Embed facial recognition into your apps for a seamless and highly secured user experience. No machine-learning expertise is required. Features include face detection that perceives facial features and attributes—such as a face mask, glasses, or face location—in an image, and identification of a person by a match to your private repository or via photo ID.

Advanced facial recognition

Verify identity or control access with ready-for-scale face recognition.

Easy to use

Add facial recognition to your apps—all through a single API call.

Privacy first

Maintain exclusive control over data. The service doesn't save images.

Built-in security

Rely on enterprise-grade security and privacy applied to both your data and any trained models.

Apply facial recognition to a range of scenarios

Detect, identify, and analyze faces in images and videos. Build on this technology to support various scenarios—for example, introduce new users by verifying their identity, authenticate users for access control, or redact faces from images.

See how it works

Face verification

Check the likelihood that two faces belong to the same person and receive a confidence score.

We were unable to find faces in one or more of the specified images.

Face detection

Detect one or more human faces along with attributes such as pose, face coverings, and face location, including 27 landmarks for each face in the image.

Detect the location of a face in an image

Locate, crop, or blur faces to protect privacy using the number of faces and face rectangle coordinates. Try it on the API console.

Detect 27 landmarks for each face, including eye position

Observe potential intent using precise labels, coordinates, and 3D head pose. Learn more about face detection and attribute data.

Analyze faces for attributes, including mask detection

Determine whether someone is wearing a face mask, and whether the mask covers both the nose and mouth, with the face mask attribute. Try it on the API console.