What is Face Detection?

What is Face Detection?

Face++ detects and locates human faces within an image, and returns high-precision face bounding boxes.

Face detection is the first step to analysing and processing faces, Face++ also allows you to store metadata of each detected face for future use.



Try Face Detection now by uploading a local image, or providing an image URL.
This demo is built with Detect API. If you have any specific technical requirements, check the index below or contact us.


Response JSON

Face Landmarks & Attributes

Use Cases

  • Face-Based People Counting

    Face-Based People Counting

    Face++ made it easy to count people by
    detecting faces in images or videos, which can
    be applied to foot traffic or attendance
    statistics for retail establishments, airports and

  • Group Photo Tagging

    Group Photo Tagging

    Find and locate all the faces in a group photo.
    You will never miss anyone's smile under any
    circumstance such as university graduations or
    marathon races.

Face Detection Index

  • Detect API


    Use Face++ Detect API to detect faces within images, and get back face bounding box and token for each detected face. You can pass the face token to other APIs for further processing.
    Detect API also allows you to get back face landmarks and attributes for the top 5 largest detected faces.

  • Face SDK

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    Face++ Face SDK allows you to detect faces in images as well as track faces in videos in real time, and get back high-precision 106-point landmarks for each face in the image. Available for iOS and Android. With Face SDK, you can easily build avatar and face filter applications.

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