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  1. Support for more than 1,000 faces in face lists in Face API

    Need a way to go beyond 1,000 faces in face lists with the face api when doing identification tasks.

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    • Integrate with Azure Active Directory

      I can see a lot of workplace applications of the Face API in a business environment and most revolve around identification of an employee (or maybe recognition that an individual is not recognized as an employee). We can manually create and synchronize person groups from Active Directory, but this would be such a common pattern that an integration would be very nice and could increase adoption because it "just works"

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      • A way to determine if the image is a photo or a real person

        A confidence value returned in the json to indicate whether the face detected/recognised is not a spoof attempt. eg a person is not holding up a photo to the camera

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        • Allow people to exist in more than one group

          At the moment there is no way to have a person in two groups as the only way to add a person to a group is to create them, it would be great to be able to copy or add via the persons UUID.

          We are looking at having multiple groups so one can be training whilst the other is being queried updated.

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          • Could you please tell me how to send binary image in python?

            In face API.
            headers = {
            # Request headers
            'Content-Type': 'application/json',
            #'Content-Type': 'application/octet-stream',
            'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '',
            }

            To detect in a URL (or binary data) specified image.

            How could I fill in binary array(which means Image) in the POST?

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            • Return make-up as floats instead of bools

              Alot of times lip/eye make-up will be detected when it is not there. This issue would be easily fixed by increasing the detection threshold, just like you can do with detected beards, since it returns a float value. However, makeup returns a boolean value. I'd like this to be a float value instead, just like with facial hair.

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              • Pure java sdk

                Would be great if a pure java sdk would be available e.g. via maven. It is already available in the Android package and can be extracted from the aar. Why not provide the jar files itself.

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                • Non Storage Operations

                  Would be good to have support for operations that do not require to store images for 24hours. Now the service can not be used for confidential images. This would be especially interesting for companies in financial and health industries.

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                  • Make confidence level available for face detection

                    It would be very useful to know how confident the system is that something is or isn't a face when it returns bounding boxes. AWS Rekognition currently does provide this information.

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                    • Add liveliness detection

                      Please add liveliness detection (or blink checking / moving face) to FaceAPI so that i can be used for authentication.

                      I understand uber use face api to verify drivers, however in personal tests ive seen you can easily get around the detection by taking a photo of a photo.

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                      • Face detect automatic orientation correction

                        Faces can be on their side or upside down depending upon EXIF orientation or general composition of the photo. For example, a landscape photo of baby lying on its back will have the baby's face on the side. Right now, the face api does not correctly detect the face when it's not properly oriented. It would be great if face detect could automatically determine an orientation of the photo that provides a correct face box.

                        5 votes
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                        • Improve facial features detection

                          The facial features of many if not all 'similar' celebs are very different compared to the person's picture, the most major differences are in the shape of the nose, face and lips and in many cases the eyes. Here's one of the examples.

                          3 votes
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                          • 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!

                                12 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.

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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

                                    14 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?

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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.

                                          4 votes
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