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# The contents of this file are in the public domain. See LICENSE_FOR_EXAMPLE_PROGRAMS.txt
# This example program shows how to find frontal human faces in an image and
# estimate their pose. The pose takes the form of 68 landmarks. These are
# points on the face such as the corners of the mouth, along the eyebrows, on
# the eyes, and so forth.
# The face detector we use is made using the classic Histogram of Oriented
# Gradients (HOG) feature combined with a linear classifier, an image pyramid,
# and sliding window detection scheme. The pose estimator was created by
# using dlib's implementation of the paper:
# One Millisecond Face Alignment with an Ensemble of Regression Trees by
# Vahid Kazemi and Josephine Sullivan, CVPR 2014
# and was trained on the iBUG 300-W face landmark dataset (see
# C. Sagonas, E. Antonakos, G, Tzimiropoulos, S. Zafeiriou, M. Pantic.
# 300 faces In-the-wild challenge: Database and results.
# Image and Vision Computing (IMAVIS), Special Issue on Facial Landmark Localisation "In-The-Wild". 2016.
# You can get the trained model file from:
# Note that the license for the iBUG 300-W dataset excludes commercial use.
# So you should contact Imperial College London to find out if it's OK for
# you to use this model file in a commercial product.
# Also, note that you can train your own models using dlib's machine learning
# tools. See to see an example.
# You can install dlib using the command:
# pip install dlib
# Alternatively, if you want to compile dlib yourself then go into the dlib
# root folder and run:
# python install
# Compiling dlib should work on any operating system so long as you have
# CMake installed. On Ubuntu, this can be done easily by running the
# command:
# sudo apt-get install cmake
# Also note that this example requires Numpy which can be installed
# via the command:
# pip install numpy
import sys
import os
import dlib
import glob
if len(sys.argv) != 3:
"Give the path to the trained shape predictor model as the first "
"argument and then the directory containing the facial images.\n"
"For example, if you are in the python_examples folder then "
"execute this program by running:\n"
" ./ shape_predictor_68_face_landmarks.dat ../examples/faces\n"
"You can download a trained facial shape predictor from:\n"
predictor_path = sys.argv[1]
faces_folder_path = sys.argv[2]
detector = dlib.get_frontal_face_detector()
predictor = dlib.shape_predictor(predictor_path)
win = dlib.image_window()
for f in glob.glob(os.path.join(faces_folder_path, "*.jpg")):
print("Processing file: {}".format(f))
img = dlib.load_rgb_image(f)
# Ask the detector to find the bounding boxes of each face. The 1 in the
# second argument indicates that we should upsample the image 1 time. This
# will make everything bigger and allow us to detect more faces.
dets = detector(img, 1)
print("Number of faces detected: {}".format(len(dets)))
for k, d in enumerate(dets):
print("Detection {}: Left: {} Top: {} Right: {} Bottom: {}".format(
k, d.left(),, d.right(), d.bottom()))
# Get the landmarks/parts for the face in box d.
shape = predictor(img, d)
print("Part 0: {}, Part 1: {} ...".format(shape.part(0),
# Draw the face landmarks on the screen.