Over the past few decades, face recognition is gaining popularity among mobile app users. Using a set of algorithms face recognition is proving highly beneficial due to its cost-effectiveness. There are a variety of applications both for individuals and professionals that use face and image recognition technologies to increase security, enhance interactivity and provide entertainment.
With a recent boom in technology, mobile developers are taking advantage of face recognition and creating fun apps that improve human social communication and provide security. It has a wide acceptance on both online and offline set ups. There will come a time when face recognition will become a must-have and not remain a choice anymore. For now, let’s take a look at 4 incredible mobile apps that use face recognition to provide a number of capabilities to the users.
1. GotYa! Face trap!
Have you ever wondered how to catch the person who uses your computer or phone when you are away? GotYa! Facetrap! does exactly that for you. With a front-facing camera it captures the picture of the person accessing your computer or phone and pinpoints his exact location through Google Maps. The information is then emailed to you. It is a great app for cops, corporations, individuals and even those who have a habit of misplacing things. With a user rating of five, we can say that it is the best security mobile face app in the market.
2. FACE-Smart
This is a face recognition app for video conferencing that offers clear audio and video communication. It is easy to install in any device like a phone or a tablet and is simple to operate. Additional interactive features let you take pictures and develop contact networks. It is a smart app for people on-the-go and those who wish to keep in touch with family and friends. This app is simply loved by users who have rated it as 4.8 out of 5.0 in the Android market.
3. FaceLock Pro
This app allows you to use your face as a password to lock and unlock your phone or computer. You can even set an even more complicated lock using Pattern lock with an alternate pin and password lock. A small tutorial guide lets you cleverly use all face lock features. It comes with adjustable security levels and has different settings for different purposes. With a user rating of 4.4 makes, FaceLock Pro is a reliable app for anyone and everyone.
4. Hold Screen ON: Face detection
This is a highly useful face app that does not affect battery too much. Front camera of the phone is used for face detection. The camera feature of the app is quite sensitive as it can easily detect eyes, even if the mobile camera has low resolution. The app is compatible with almost all Android devices. During intervals when the phone scans your face you are free to use any other application which can also lock and use the camera. The app provides full value for money and has a user rating of 4.3.
Future of Mobile Face Apps
Face and image recognition apps function as a great tool to streamline personal and professional life. Continued research and innovation in face apps might also eliminate the need of traditional security measures like CCTV cameras and bring the world closer. It won’t be wrong to say that this trend is certainly here to stay and change the way we think, connect and share. More such apps will be launched in the future, but for now, the above four are the best you can find on any app store.

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