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Set Facial Recognition as the Authentication Method

This topic describes how to set facial recognition as the authentication method.

Requirement

  • Supported device: Yeastar Room Display DS7310
  • Room Display firmware: Version 1.7.76 or later

Background information

Yeastar Workplace provides two authentication methods, you can select one or both of them to verify users' identities when needed.

QR code

The default authentication method requires no other additional setups. The system will verify users' identities by QR code if you have never set the authentication method.

Facial recognition

If you want to set facial recognition as the authentication method, see the following instructions.

Step 1. Enable and set up facial recognition

  1. Log in to Yeastar Workplace management portal, go to Meeting Room > Room Preferences > Basic Settings.

  2. Enable facial recognition and set it as the authentication method.

    1. In the Enable Facial Recognition dropdown list, select Enable.
    2. In the Authentication Method dropdown list, select Facial Recognition.

      Note

      It's supported to select Facial Recognition and QR Code as the authentication method at the same time.

    3. Optional: If you want to display users' face images on their personal information page, select Enable in the Allow Storage of Face Image dropdown list.

      Note

      By default, after you upload face images for users, the system will only save the image's feature code for facial recognition, and will NOT store the face images. Therefore you cannot view the users' face images in the system.

  3. Click Save.

Step 2. Import face images for users

When there are existing users in the system, you can import face images for them.

  1. Prepare a file that contains users' images.

    1. Name each image with its corresponding user's Name, Extension, ID, or Mobile Number.
      The system will match and associate images with users according to the image's name, make sure the image name is accurate.
    2. Place all images in one folder and compress it into a Zip file.

    Note

    The image file must meet the following requirements:

    • Size of each image: Less than 1MB
    • size of the Zip file: Less than 100MB
  2. Upload the image file.

    1. Log in to Yeastar Workplace management portal, go to User Management > Users and Groups.
    2. In the top bar, click the Import/Export dropdown list and select Import.
    3. In the pop-up window, upload the image file.

      1. Click the Import Images tab.
      2. Select the item which is used to name the images.
      3. Click Upload Zip File to upload the image file.
      4. Click Import.

The system will upload these images and match them with the existing users automatically.
A pop-up window displays the import result, click OK to confirm.

If no users have been added to the system, you can import the users and face images at the same time.

  1. Download the template file.

    1. Log in to Yeastar Workplace management portal, go to User Management > Users and Groups.
    2. In the top bar, click the Import/Export dropdown list and select Import.
    3. In the pop-up window, click Download Template File.
    4. Unzip the template file.
      The file contains an Excel file and a folder named photo.
  2. Edit the template file.

    1. Name eache image with its corresponding user, and place them in the photo folder.
    2. Edit the Excel file according to the instructions within the file.
    3. Compress the Excel file and photo folder into a Zip file.

    Note

    The image file must meet the following requirements:

    • Size of each image: Less than 1MB
    • size of the Zip file: Less than 100MB
  3. Upload the template file.

    1. Log in to Yeastar Workplace management portal, go to User Management > Users and Groups.
    2. In the top bar, click the Import/Export dropdown list and select Import.
    3. Click Upload File to upload the Zip or Rar file.
    4. Click Import.

The system will upload these users and images, and match and associate them with each other automatically.

Result

You have set up facial recognition as the authentication method.

When users try to perform permission-required operations on Room Display, they can authenticate their identity by facial recognition.


Last update: December 9, 2022
Created: December 5, 2022