People detection in Microsoft Stream videos

Microsoft Stream automatically finds people's faces in your videos to enhance the playback experience. You can use the people timeline to find appearances of specific people and jump to watch just that part of the video.

View people timeline

  1. Go to the video player page in Stream

  2. Select the People tab under the video player

  3. Explore where people appear in the video by clicking on the markers on the timeline, the video player will jump to the part of the video that you select


Remove or merge incorrect faces from your video

If you are the owner of a video, you can remove or merge faces from the people timeline. This is useful for wrongly detected or duplicate faces.

  1. Click the Edit button under the people timeline

  2. Select a person in the timeline by checking the box next to their picture

  3. Choose to Hide or Merge people to make the people timeline look the way you want

  4. Select Done when you are finished making edits to the people timeline