Introduction To Face API In Azure

Face API helps you to add facial recognition capabilities to your application with the Face API. State-of-right algorithms detect your human faces in images, including face landmarks like nose, gender, hair color etc.

Introduction

In this article, we will see how to create Face API in Azure.

  • Concept
  • Implementation – Creating a new Face API in Azure.
  • Implementation – Access the Face API.

Concept:

About

  • Face API helps you to add facial recognition capabilities to your application. State-of-right algorithms detect your human faces in images, including face landmarks like the nose, gender, hair color etc.
  • Face API also checks if people in the image are the same by using a confidence score, or comparing it against a database to see if it looks similar.
  • Facial recognition can be a key feature of your app with the Face API.

Implementation – Creating a new Microsoft Bot Service in Azure.

  • Sign in to the Azure Management portal.
  • Open Azure portal and click on “+”.
  • Click on AI + Cognitive Services and then select an option for “Face API “.
  • Click on "Create" on the next screen.

    Azure
  • Fill all the details like App Name, Subscription, Resource Group, Location etc.
  • Use the existing resource or create a new resource as per your requirement.
  • Give appropriate name and select pricing tier according to your requirement and replication.

    Azure
  • Once you fill all the required details, then click on "Create".
  • Once your Face API deploys successfully, open your Face API service.

    Azure

Implementation – Access the Face API.

  • Open Face API which you just created.
  • Click on Quick Start option which is present on the left side of the panel.

    Azure
  • Click on “Grab your keys “and then copy and paste “Key-1” into the Notepad file from here.

    Azure
  • Now, the next step is to click on “Make an API Call” and click on Face API reference.

    Azure

  • Copy the “Southeast Asia“ from there. We have just created the API in that region only and copy and paste in the Fiddler.

    Azure
  • Put the “Content Type “ and “Ocp -Apim-Subscription-Key’s” value into the headers.
  • Click on send and see the details.

Summary

This is how you can use Face API in Azure.