Computer Science Department
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
OpenFace: A General-purpose Face Recognition Library
Brandon Amos, Bartosz Ludwiczuk*, Mahadev Satyanarayanan
Cameras are becoming ubiquitous in the Internet of Things (IoT) and can use face recognition technology to improve context. There is a large accuracy gap between today's publicly available face recognition systems and the state-of-the-art private face recognition systems. This paper presents our OpenFace face recognition library that bridges this accuracy gap. We show that OpenFace provides near-human accuracy on the LFW benchmark and present a new classification benchmark for mobile scenarios. This paper is intended for non-experts interested in using OpenFace and provides a light introduction to the deep neural network techniques we use.
We released OpenFace in October 2015 as an open source library under the Apache 2.0 license. It is available at: http://cmusatyalab.github.io/openface/
*Poznan University of Technology