With the newly created project, we will now try our first API, the Face API. We will not be doing a whole lot, but we will see how simple it is to detect faces in images.
The steps we need to cover to do this are as follows:
- Register for a Face API preview subscription at Microsoft Azure.
- Add the necessary NuGet packages to our project.
- Add some UI to the application.
- Detect faces on command.
Head over to https://portal.azure.com to start the process of registering for a free subscription to the Face API. You will be taken to a login page. Log on with your Microsoft account, or if you do not have one, register for one.
Once logged in, you will need to add a new resource by clicking on + New on the right-hand ...