CX4 FAQs - By Product

[Question] Is face recognition feature available ?

Yes.
The face recognition feature is available from; Shooting menu > Focus > [Face Pri. Multi].
With this feature, the camera will automatically detect a face(s) who face the front to the camera, and will focus on the face(s) preferentially.

When a face(s) is recognized, a blue frame appears in the size that the camera detects the face. Up to 8 faces at maximum can be recognized. If no faces are detected, the camera focuses using [Multi AF].

Example of face recognition
  • * The image is simulated by composition, it differs from the actual display.
Regarding white balance; optimal white balance will be selected automatically. If no face is detected, [Multi-P AUTO] will be applied. (Any white balance symbol is not displayed in the monitor.)

In the Shooting menu, push the ADJ./OK button Up or down , choose the [Focus], and then push the ADJ./OK button to the right Right (Flash).

Focus > Face Pr. Multi
Push the ADJ./OK button Up or down , choose the [Face Pri. Multi] option, and press the ADJ./OK button.

Changing a focus option is available in the Shooting menu.
About the Shooting menu operations.

See the FAQ below about the focus.
Details on the focusing modes.

[Caution]

The camera may not be able to recognized faces in the following cases:
  • When the face is side-view, tilted, or moving
  • When the camera is tilted or upside down (the shutter release button is facing down)
  • When part of the face is hidden
  • When the face is not clearly visible because of dark surruoundings
  • When the subject is too far away (Make sure that the face appearing in the picture display is vertically longer than 1 block marked by the 3 x 3 grid guide.
  • When the face is at the edge of the picture display
 
Answer ID: edc04048
Date created: September 8, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: CX4
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications, Hardware operations
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