Detect, analyze, and recognize faces

AI Engineer
Azure Computer Vision
Azure Face

The ability for applications to detect human faces, analyze facial features and emotions, and identify individuals is a key artificial intelligence capability.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Identify options for face detection, analysis, and identification.

  • Understand considerations for face analysis.

  • Detect faces with the Computer Vision service.

  • Understand capabilities of the Face service.

  • Compare and match detected faces.

  • Implement facial recognition.


Before starting this module, you should already have:

  • Familiarity with Azure and the Azure portal.

  • Experience programming with C# or Python.

If you have no previous programming experience, we recommend you complete the Take your first steps with C# or Take your first steps with Python learning path first.