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Camera installation requirements for using the facial recognition analytics feature in conjunction with access control and management systems

The following requirements for installing video cameras ensure stable operation of the facial recognition analytics in conjunction with access control and management systems.


Recommended Value

Installation height

from 1.7 to 2.5 meters above the floor level



Deviation in vertical and horizontal from direct (90°) view into the camera

no more than +/- 5°

In addition to the requirements listed in the table, it is also necessary to consider the following:

  • It is necessary to provide uniform lighting of the face, a neutral background

  • Image quality at the border of the controlled zone: 500 pixels/meter

  • Face dwell time in the camera lens is at least 1.5 seconds

  • Angle: +/- 45°

  • Eyes should be open and clearly visible

  • Headgear and dark glasses should be absent

  • The image should be sharp and clear

  • Deep shadows are not allowed

  • Proportions should not be distorted

  • Side light sources are not allowed

Requirements for installing cameras for facial recognition analytics

Examples of correct and incorrect installation

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