Dlib Face Identify

The dlib_face_identify image processing platform allows you to use the Dlib through Home Assistant. This platform allow you to identify persons on camera and fire an event with identify persons.

For using the result inside an automation rule, take a look at the component page.

Configuration Home Assistant

# Example configuration.yaml entry
 - platform: dlib_face_identify
    - entity_id: camera.door
     Jon: /home/hass/jon.jpg
     Bob: /home/hass/bob.jpg

Configuration variables:

  • source array (Required): List of image sources.
    • entity_id (Required): A camera entity id to get picture from.
    • name (Optional): This parameter allows you to override the name of your image_processing entity.
  • faces array (Required): List of faces sources.

If the platform fails to load because it could not install its requirement, install cmake: sudo apt-get install cmake.