Open Source Biometric Recognition

A communal biometrics framework supporting the development of open algorithms and reproducible evaluations.

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$ br -algorithm FaceRecognition -compare me.jpg you.jpg
$ br -algorithm AgeEstimation -enroll me.jpg you.jpg metadata.csv
$ br -algorithm GenderEstimation -enroll me.jpg you.jpg metadata.csv

Accuracy on NIST MEDS Database, reproduce the results.


OpenBR is supported on Windows, Mac OS X, and Debian Linux. The project is licensed under Apache 2.0 and releases follow the Semantic Versioning convention. Internally the code base uses the CMake build system and requires Qt and OpenCV.


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