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  1. Include Detection process into Identify process

    Please consider putting the Detecting process into the Identifying process. This way, we can shorten our code and have less request to your api.

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    • Please add support for video that would work just like the emotion API.

      This is currently unusable for video at a decent framerate because of pricing, and the complexity of doing things frame by frame. Why not support video just like the Emotion API? Also, bonus points for allowing us to pipe output of the Face API into the Emotion API to cut down on processing time, if that's plausible.

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      • Identify if person is looking at the camera

        Hi, I'd like to know if it is possible to add a feature that tells is the recognized face is looking into the camera or very near to it. This would improve the stuff we do here greatly.
        thanks!

        7 votes
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        • Photo Requirement API

          For issuing an ID card, we ask patrons to upload a photo that meets requirements similar to the College Board SAT photo standard available at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/policies-requirements/photo. It would be nice to have an API that validates the standard.

          2 votes
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          • Increase number of candidates for Identify method

            Hi,
            Currently in method Identify the paramenter maxNumOfCandidatesReturned can be set between 1 and 5.

            We would like to increase maxNumOfCandidatesReturned to 1000 and get all persons in Identify

            11 votes
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            • Add a few more face landmarks for the top and the bottom of the face, to derive dimensions and locations of landmarks relative to the face

              Add a few more face landmarks that will detail the top and the bottom of the face. In other words, if I want to derive that someone's mouth is 1/3 of the way up from the bottom of their face or that their eyes are 1/3 of the way down, it would be great if the API exposed additional landmarks that would provide me the entire face's relative dimensions to be able to "layout" a person's facial features with relative x/Y coordinates. Or... is the rectangle precise enough for this - my testing doesn't seem to indicate that the rectangle…

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              • Quota info through API?

                Is there a way to get quota information through the API?

                3 votes
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                • Get a Person Face / Get the picture from the persistedFaceId

                  It should be great to get the picture that belongs to the persistedFaceId
                  That allows to manage, especially for removing a picture from the person with a preview of the picture.

                  5 votes
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                  • Date-aware grouping/recognition

                    I think it might be useful to add a way to train, group or recognize faces based on dates.

                    Train based on how a person looked like let's say for every year (or any date/time span).

                    Run recognition on a photo based on a Date/Time (probably something from the photo metadata)

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                    • Ability to use face and Emotion API with one single file upload

                      To be able to use faceAPI and EmotionAPI with one single file upload.

                      I'm using the boxes param quite well at the moment but still I need to send the picture to both endpoints and that's very costly to us just because I want to extract only the face orientation + emotions

                      Or the best option should be to enable face orientation of emotions.

                      2 votes
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                      • Add Asynchronous operations for PersonGroup

                        Please add support for asynchronous calls for PersonGroup methods

                        2 votes
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                        • Make confidence level available for age and for gender

                          Actually confidence level is only available when identification is performed, it would be cool to also have confidence level for age and gender.

                          8 votes
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                          • Can we buy a license for an FaceAPI SDK that works offline?

                            In some case, we would prefer to use the face API offline especially in the financial and Pension services industry. We would like to run face API on out customer profile images. We might not be allowed to upload these to an external server.

                            27 votes
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                            • Hair Analysis

                              Hair analysis. hair color(blonde,...), hair type(long, nohair, short hair,..)

                              10 votes
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                              • /verify should also take persistedFaceIds

                                Currently /verify only takes faceIds, it could also take persistedFaceIds from personobjects which would improve ease of use

                                6 votes
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                                • Improve side-face detection

                                  It's quite bad right now

                                  5 votes
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                                  • 5 votes
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                                    • Provide Flow for PowerApps (Face and Speech prioritized)

                                      Provide prebuilt Face API (and Speech as well if possible) flow capabilities for Microsoft Flow that they can be used in PowerApps on modern devices with microphone and camera capabilities (phone, tablet, desktop computers). They could be used to interact and authenticate with the application.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • HIPAA compliance

                                        Make the Facial Recognition image data HIPAA compliant to use with sensitive client data.

                                        2 votes
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