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 integration page.

This integration is only available on Home Assistant Core installation types. Unfortunately, it cannot be used with Home Assistant OS, Supervised or Container.


# 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 list Required

List of image sources.

entity_id string Required

A camera entity id to get picture from.

name string (Optional)

This parameter allows you to override the name of your image_processing entity.

faces list Required

List of faces sources.

confidence float (Optional, default: 0.6)

How much distance between faces to consider it a match. Using tolerance values lower than 0.6 will make the comparison more strict.

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