Look Away to Pause Youtube - Experimental Chrome Extension
Chrome (v56+) has a new FaceDetector API which basically lets you detect faces in images easily, so what if we could pause Youtube when you look away or go for a sandwich 🥪?
How to install
You can install FacePause from the Chrome web store
Or download the Zip from this release, unzip it and load it as an unpacked extension in Chrome.
🙀I don’t trust my webcam and I have it covered, see this more as an experiment of Chromes new technology, than a product you'd use every day.
🏴To get the extension to work you’ll need to enable Chrome Experimental Features here:
💡If you’re in a dark setting it will probably be a bit buggy, as FaceDetector API is still not great in bad light.
- Extension Boilerplate
- Chirag Bhatia’s faceDetection Demo
- Thanks to Christian for icon, testing & feedback
- Clone the repository
git clone https://github.com/Hemmingsson/Face-Pause
npm run build
Load the extension in Chrome
- Open Chrome browser and navigate to chrome://extensions
- Select "Developer Mode" and then click "Load unpacked extension..."
- From the file browser, choose to
The following task can be used when you want to start developing the extension
npm run chrome-watch