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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services - Third Edition by Leif Larsen

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Diving deep into the Face API

The Face API has two main features. The first one is face detection and the other is face recognition.

Face detection allows us to detect up to 64 faces in one image. We have already seen the basic usage. The features of face recognition are implied in its name: using it, we can detect whether two faces belong to the same person. We can find similar faces, or one in particular, and we can group similar faces. We will learn how to do all of this in the following sections.

When calling any of the APIs, it will respond with one of the following responses:

Code

Description

200

Successful call. It returns an array containing data related to the API call.

400

Request body is invalid. This can be a number of errors, ...

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