US 10,891,466 B2
Face verification method and apparatus
Changyong Son, Anyang-si (KR); Wonsuk Chang, Hwaseong-si (KR); Deoksang Kim, Hwaseong-si (KR); Dae-Kyu Shin, Suwon-si (KR); Byungin Yoo, Seoul (KR); Seungju Han, Seoul (KR); Jaejoon Han, Seoul (KR); Jinwoo Son, Seoul (KR); and Chang Kyu Choi, Seongnam-si (KR)
Assigned to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon-si (KR)
Filed on Jun. 18, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/904,635.
Application 16/904,635 is a continuation of application No. 15/833,292, filed on Dec. 6, 2017, granted, now 10,733,424.
Claims priority of application No. 10-2017-0039524 (KR), filed on Mar. 28, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0320280 A1, Oct. 8, 2020
Int. Cl. G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G06K 9/78 (2006.01); G06K 9/62 (2006.01)
CPC G06K 9/00281 (2013.01) [G06K 9/00228 (2013.01); G06K 9/00261 (2013.01); G06K 9/00288 (2013.01); G06K 9/00302 (2013.01); G06K 9/00906 (2013.01); G06K 9/6215 (2013.01); G06K 9/78 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A processor-implemented method comprising:
acquiring a verification image for a user;
ascertaining whether eyes of the user are closed based on facial features from the verification image;
selectively, based on a result of the ascertaining, performing verification of the user, including selecting to not perform the verification of the user when the eyes of the user are ascertained to be closed; and
based on a result of the performed verification being that the user is verified, unlocking a mobile device to then permit the user to access functions of the mobile device.