Luxand Releases SDK to Produce Passport-Size Photos out of Arbitrary Images

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Luxand, Inc. announces the release of FaceCrop SDK, a toolkit for software and Web developers enabling automatic face detection and the production of passport-size images of human faces with just one function call.

FaceCrop SDK makes it possible to automatically produce face avatars or passport-size images of human faces out of digital snapshots with just one function call. The available command-line tool makes FaceCrop SDK easy to integrate into any project without any programming required. Supporting ASP.NET, PHP, C++, VB and Delphi, based on Luxand’s experience in biometric technologies, FaceCrop SDK enables automated detection, cropping, resizing, and exporting images of human faces from arbitrary photos of any size, resolution, and format. Supporting custom size, resolution, and aspect ratios, FaceCrop SDK is perfect for workflow automation system, online entertainment portals, dating sites and social networks. FaceCrop SDK works completely automatically, and requires zero human interaction.

Avatars and passport-size images produced by FaceCrop SDK are always of the highest visual quality. Advanced downsizing algorithms employed in FaceCrop SDK produce passport-size images while maintaining clarity and legibility of facial features. Automatic framing automatically compensates for faces located in difficult places on the original image.

A single distributive of FaceCrop SDK supports multiple programming languages and a variety of platforms. ASP.NET, PHP, C++, Delphi and Visual Basic are supported. FaceCrop SDK is available for Windows, Linux, and MacOS in 32-bit and 64-bit editions. A command-line tool is available to support scripting and batch-file automation.

About Luxand:
Founded in 2005, Luxand, Inc. is a privately owned company offering biometric identification solutions to businesses and consumers. The company develops and markets a complete set of tools, libraries and solutions to perform fully automatic recognition of human faces and facial features. Today, the company provides a broad range of facial feature recognition solutions to end-users and industrial customers. Luxand technologies are used at online entertainment portals, chat rooms and movie Web sites around the globe.

Free evaluation version of FaceCrop SDK is available at


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