Face Recognition

Ishita Mittal
3 min readSep 1, 2021


Task Description 📄

❄️ Create a program that perform below mentioned task upon recognizing a particular face.

📌 When it recognize your face then —
👉 It send mail to your mail id by writing this is face of your_name.
👉 Second it send WhatsApp message to your friend, it can be anything.

📌 When it recognize second face, it can be your friend or family members face.
👉 Create EC2 instance in the AWS using CLI.
👉 Create 5 GB EBS volume and attach it to the instance.

Create Face Dataset :

First we need to create face dataset. The data set will contain 100 image sample of a face.

Importing Face Dataset:

Now we need to import the face dataset that we have created.

Email Function:

Here we will define a function for sending email. The email will contain the information of the face owner that is recognized by our module

WhatsApp Message Function:

Now we will define a function that will automatically send a message to a number containing the details of the face owner.

AWS EC2 Launch Function:

Here we will create a function to create a EC2 instance and attach a 5GB EBS volume to it.

Final Code:

Now we will create a program that will run the above created functions. This is the final step

So finally, we have successfully created a python program that detects our face using opencv and automatically sends a WhatsApp message, an email and launches a AWS EC2 instance and attach a 5GB EBS volume to the instance.

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