Face Detection is typically used in conjunction with an AI NVR, however, can be used independently to detect faces and receive facial image snapshots. The Face Detection feature cannot be used simultaneously with IVS and/or Heat Map rules. These plans must be disabled in the Smart Plan menu before the Face Detection rule can be used. For more information on how to set up Face Detection on your camera, please refer to the information provided below.
Step 1: Log in to the web user interface (web UI) for your camera. For more information on how to access the web UI for your camera click here
Step 2: In the web UI, click on Setup>>Event>>Smart Plan. Click on the Face Detection icon and click Save.
Note: Face Detection cannot be used in conjunction with IVS or Heat Map plans.
Step 3: Click on the Face Detection option located in the Events menu then click on the Enable checkbox.
Note: If needed, click on the Enable Face Enhancement checkbox to enhance the accuracy of the face detection image.
Step 4: Click Record to allow the camera to begin recording face detection events.
Note: To increase the efficiency of the image, click on the Enable Face Exposure checkbox. This helps to automatically increase or decrease the exposure of the image once a face is detected.
Step 5: This is not necessary however, to exclude a specific area on the interface from being able to detect faces, click on the Exclude Region button then draw the excluded area on the interface. Click Save to save the settings to your camera.
All face detection events can be viewed in the Playback menu if a microSD card has been installed. If using a microSD card in your camera it must be properly formatted to FAT32 to function properly. For more information on how to properly format a microSD card to FAT 32, click here.
Email snapshots of the event can also be sent if email snapshots are set up on your camera. For more information on how to setup email snapshots, click here.