Face Recognition deals with the identification and verification of a person from a digital image or from a video source. It can determine the unknown identity of human being on the basis of the facial characteristics and features derived from the digital image of that person. It is an artificial intelligence based system which perceive and learn contents of the image like human and perform search based on it.
Face recognition software has various features like:
- No physical interaction on behalf of user is required.
- It is socially acceptable as user have to take picture only.
- No special hardware required to capture. Images.
- Extremely fast and accurate results.
- Does not require any expert to interpret the results.
- It's the only biometric that allows active and passive identification in one to many environments.