You've probably seen photos of your friends on social networks more than once, indicating the age of the person in the photo. In today's review, we will look at 3 programs for determining age by photo: two applications for iPhone, as well as an online reference service from Microsoft how-old.net . You will see that artificial intelligence has learned to scan and recognize age quite accurately. How to use the results is up to you.
Both programs are designed to determine the age of a person from a photograph. But they do it in different ways, with different accuracy and speed.
How Old do I look?
How Old do I look? from Splendid Labs looks more complete and thoughtful. The program can determine your age from a photograph from a film or a selfie, which can be taken directly in the application. It doesn't work very quickly – it took the app about 2 minutes to determine the age of a 9-month-old baby.
The result is a 9 month old boy, How Old do I look? gave him 2 years – not exactly, but impressive. And this despite the fact that the child's face occupied no more than 5% of the total size of the photo. I'm 32, for a large selfie the application gave the result, attention – 32 years old – in the bull's-eye. For fun, I tried again – 39 years, a lot, but still not 18.
The result of age recognition in How Old do I look? can be shared on social networks, by email or sent in a message. There are no other settings in the application, but are they needed?
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Indie Development How Old? graphically, it practically does not differ from How Old do I look ?, but looks a little damp. Has the same functionality, but works much faster, but, unfortunately, much less accurate.
From the same photo of a 9 month old baby. How Old? gave the result of 14, 15 and even 17 years. According to the selfie of a 32-year-old man, the application showed 20, 21, 24 and 25 years old, which is also very different from reality. This accuracy cannot be compared with the results of How Old do I look ?.
This application also determines age from a photo from a photographic film or from a selfie. The results can be shared via Facebook, try again or save to album.
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Based on the results of repeated attempts, the application How Old do I look ?, How Old? Has become a clear leader in recognizing age from photographs. far behind. The applications are identical in functionality, but run at different speeds – How Old? faster, but much less quality.
If we compare the applications with the reference online project how-old.net from the company Microsoft, which all similar programs are equal to, the closest in terms of the result was How Old do I look? (on several attempts, the results of the application were even more accurate). The online service allows you to determine age not only on your photos, which can be downloaded from your computer, but also on those available on the Internet.
The search for a photo is carried out using the Bing search engine (belongs to the same Microsoft), just enter the name and surname of the person whose age you want to know in the search box and his photo will be uploaded to the gallery. And it couldn't be easier there – just select the photo you want and click on 'Use This Photo'. The quality of the result will depend on the photo: it is without filters and effects, or retouched.
Both apps reviewed are available at App Store absolutely free and contain no ads, just like how-old.net. They will come in handy as entertainment, no more. How do you like this trend – the results of age recognition are actively disseminated on social networks before and after certain events, for example, a big booze. Unsurprisingly, you look much older the morning after a drunken party – another reason to change your lifestyle to a healthier one.