MLKitFaceDetection Framework Reference

MLKFaceDetector


@interface MLKFaceDetector : NSObject

A face detector that detects faces in an image.

  • Returns a face detector with the given options.

    Declaration

    Objective-C

    + (nonnull instancetype)faceDetectorWithOptions:
        (nonnull MLKFaceDetectorOptions *)options;

    Parameters

    options

    Options for configuring the face detector.

    Return Value

    A face detector configured with the given options.

  • Returns a face detector with default options.

    Declaration

    Objective-C

    + (nonnull instancetype)faceDetector;

    Return Value

    A face detector configured with default options.

  • Unavailable. Use the class methods.

    Declaration

    Objective-C

    - (nonnull instancetype)init;
  • Processes the given image for face detection.

    Declaration

    Objective-C

    - (void)processImage:(nonnull MLKVisionImage *)image
              completion:(nonnull MLKFaceDetectionCallback)completion;

    Parameters

    image

    The image to process.

    completion

    Handler to call back on the main thread with faces detected or error.

  • Returns face results in the given image or nil if there was an error. The face detection is performed synchronously on the calling thread.

    It is advised to call this method off the main thread to avoid blocking the UI. As a result, an NSException is raised if this method is called on the main thread.

    Declaration

    Objective-C

    - (nullable NSArray<MLKFace *> *)resultsInImage:(nonnull MLKVisionImage *)image
                                              error:(NSError *_Nullable *_Nullable)
                                                        error;

    Parameters

    image

    The image to get results in.

    error

    An optional error parameter populated when there is an error getting results.

    Return Value

    Array of face results in the given image or nil if there was an error.