Face API Release Notes
This article pertains to Microsoft Face API Service version 1.0.
Release changes in May 2018
genderattribute significantly and also improved
makeupattributes. Use them through Face - Detect
Release changes in March 2018
Increased Face - Identify
maxNumOfCandidatesReturnedparameter from [1, 5] to [1, 100] and default to 10.
Release changes in May 2017
noiseattributes in Face - Detect
Supported 10K persons in a PersonGroup and Face - Identify.
Supported pagination in PersonGroup Person - List with optional parameters:
Supported concurrency in adding/deleting faces against different FaceLists and different persons in PersonGroup.
Release changes in March 2017
emotionattribute in Face - Detect
Fixed the detectable face size to make sure it is strictly between 36x36 to 4096x4096 pixels.
Release changes in November 2016
- Added Face Storage Standard subscription to store additional persisted faces when using PersonGroup Person - Add Face or FaceList - Add Face for identification or similarity matching. The stored images are charged at $0.5 per 1000 faces and this rate is prorated on a daily basis. Free tier subscriptions continue to be limited to 1,000 total persons.
Release changes in October 2016
- Changed the error message of more than one face in the targetFace from 'There are more than one face in the image' to 'There is more than one face in the image' in FaceList - Add Face and PersonGroup Person - Add Face.
Release changes in July 2016
Supported Face to Person object authentication in Face - Verify.
modeparameter enabling selection of two working modes:
matchFacein Face - Find Similar and default is
confidenceThresholdparameter for user to set the threshold of whether one face belongs to a Person object in Face - Identify.
topparameters in PersonGroup - List to enable user to specify the start point and the total PersonGroups number to list.
V1.0 changes from V0
Updated service root endpoint from
https://westus.api.cognitive.microsoft.com/face/v1.0/. Changes applied to: Face - Detect, Face - Identify, Face - Find Similar and Face - Group.
Updated the minimal detectable face size to 36x36 pixels. Faces smaller than 36x36 pixels will not be detected.
Deprecated the PersonGroup and Person data in Face V0. Those data cannot be accessed with the Face V1.0 service.
Deprecated the V0 endpoint of Face API on June 30, 2016.