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 a 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.