Facial recognition: a new option

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G8DHE
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Re: Facial recognition: a new option

Post by G8DHE » 17 Jul 19 10:54

Just need to grab copies of the Log files before there purged as it only keeps the last 5-10 files it seems.
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Re: Facial recognition: a new option

Post by Hondor » 21 Jul 19 11:14

Not really keen on subscrition software, but I have been missing an automatic face tagger since Picasa went belly-up (and probably was cloud-assisted as well).
- no previous experience with Idimager whatsoever...

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Re: Facial recognition: a new option

Post by Jesperben » 18 Sep 19 10:54

Interesting news, thank you.

How well does this software perform its task?

Have you tried the face recognition i Google Photos? Can you compare the two services?
Trying to get a lot of old pictures out to the family

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Re: Facial recognition: a new option

Post by G8DHE » 18 Sep 19 11:59

It works rather well for my purposes, often too well, as I now have many hundreds of faces from spectators at events that I am unable to identify :-)
You can however mark them for deletion, once you have worked out if they were competitors or just bystanders!
Biggest problem is that I need to "verify" all files on a regular basis to ensure that PSU is up to date with the changes it makes to the files, using the log files is not proving to be that successful whilst I'm trying to process all the last few years files. Hopefully once the backlog are sorted then the number of files to be "verified" will become more manageable and the log extracts may be sufficient

I haven't tried Google, but don't trust the idea of sending facial images up to the cloud for ANY purpose way too many risky reasons to even contemplate doing so, hence why I prefer TTP as its carried out locally, there are stats sent to a central server but we are talking about a few hundred bytes whilst its processing images.
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