Capability to detect and recognize the human face is a much needed strength for any AI platform. Many applications require this feature in different scenarios for use in multiple different ways such as Image analysis, person identification, smart surveillance which are used in different multiple retail outlets, educational institutes, corporate industries etc.
The Azure Face API provides multiple features such as the Face verification, where the Face API evaluates whether two faces belong to the same person, this is potentially useful in variety of security scenarios. The API takes any target face with a set of candidate faces and finds a smaller set of faces that match as most similar to the target face.
Real time watchlist detection, Identifying individuals on the spot, are some of the solutions which are made possible through Face API.
Microsoft Cognitive Services is a set of APIs, SDKs and services available to developers to make their applications more intelligent, engaging and discoverable. Enabling you to build apps with powerful algorithms using just a few lines of code. It works across devices and platforms such as Windows, Android and iOS. Best of all it is continuously being improved and is easy to set up.