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Detects core image features.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CoreImage 7.4 Yes No Yes, macOS only No Yes
MBS( "CoreImage.Detect"; Image; Type { ; Options } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Image The image to check.
Pass container here with image.
Type The type of recognizer to use.
Can be Face, Rectangle, Text or QRCode.
Options Optional
List of options.
If EyeBlink is included, facial expressions, such as blinking and closed eyes are extracted.
If Smile is included, facial expressions, such as smile are extracted.


Returns JSON or error.


Detects core image features.
This function can do face recognition, find text or rectangle areas and read barcodes.
Result is a JSON structure with all the results.

TypemacOS VersionsiOS VersionsDescription
FacemacOS 10.7 or neweriOS 5.0 and newerDetects faces and eyes
RectanglemacOS 10.10 or neweriOS 8.0 and newerDetects rectangles
QRCodemacOS 10.10 or neweriOS 8.0 and newerDetects barcodes
TextmacOS 10.11 or newer, 64-bit onlyiOS 9.0 and newerDetects text areas

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Created 21st July 2017, last changed 29th July 2017

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