Face count

An ML model that automatically counts the number of human faces in an image


Images play a crucial role in various industries, from advertising and marketing to security and analytics. Counting the number of visible human faces in them is a fundamental task for multiple applications.

Manual face counting can be time-consuming and prone to errors. Therefore, our face counting ML model is designed to streamline this process by automating the detection and counting of human faces, providing businesses with valuable insights.

The model is an advanced machine learning algorithm integrated into our service. It automatically analyzes the pixel content of images, extracts their features, and accurately detects and counts the number of human faces present.

Use cases

Automatic face counting can be valuable in multiple situations, including:

  • Crowd management - The model assists in crowd management by automatically counting the number of people in specific areas or events. This information can lead to better resource allocation and crowd flow optimization.

  • Audience measurement - Counting the number of faces in promotional materials enables businesses to analyze audience engagement, measure campaign effectiveness and make data-driven decisions.

  • Social media analytics - The model can be utilized to quantify the reach and impact of visual content. By counting faces in shared images, businesses can gauge audience interaction, identify trends, and measure the virality of content.

  • Retail analytics - By counting the number of faces in-store or at specific displays, retailers can gauge customer engagement, optimize store layouts, and measure the effectiveness of merchandising strategies.

API endpoints

An up-to-date reference with all API endpoints is available here:

Example API responses

Input imageAPI response
  "status": "success",
  "version": "2.9.3",
  "faces_num": 3,
  "message": "More than one face found.",
  "file_downloaded": "sample3.jpg",
  "request_uuid": "f21d52ac-c4d4-4382-aa21-3fbc371fcc5d",
  "sha1": "0e9c0bb0c1d6b9a77214000e1d57a75fa02d65db"
  "status": "success",
  "version": "2.9.3",
  "faces_num": 1,
  "message": "Only one face found.",
  "file_downloaded": "sample4.jpg",
  "request_uuid": "2007adda-f222-44fe-90f5-f34ba2af842b",
  "sha1": "a5fe39a5837108df318b31a2f2a426f7d464bffa"

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