What is it about Belarus that keeps producing epitome filter startups? MSQRD was famously acquired by Facebook last year for instance and the committee is also make the PRISM portrait app. Now brand-new startup Fabby has managed to pull in a$ 2m funding round which will go a long way in Belarus, I can tell you.
The seed round of funding was led by Haxus Venture Fund. Haxus knows what it is doing in terms of epitome filter apps: its known for previously money the MSQRD& Prisma filters, and was co-founded by Yuri Gurski. Fabby was co-founded by Yuri Melnichek( the founder of Maps.me ).
Fabby will use the cash to supercharge its brand new technology that automatically divides an object from a background in photographs and videos. Why would you want to do that I hear you ask? Well, apart from being super recreation you can abruptly residence yourself in a different defining or come up with a amusing background it could be used in many different ways. So for instance you could change the background in an online business call in Skype or other video messenger given the stack of unwashed invests in the background might be a tad flustering. Applied to a video writer, information and communication technologies could come in very helpful as well.
Founded in summer 2016, Fabbys platform is based on the neural network to be found under the punk of the modern smartphone. Because Fabby can set a person on a photograph and process the background only, it can also draw the Bokeh effect to less smart smartphone cameras, and Fabby demands it can excelled the iPhone 7s capability in this area.
Future strategy include support for 360 -degree videos and the ability to add personal video backgrounds.
Right now the app may be granted for iOS designs only, and selfie video processing is supported starting from the iPhone 6 and up. An Android exhaust is scheduled within the next few months.
On December 22, Fabby was referred Editors choice in the App Stores of various countries including Russia, so its climbing up the following chart in popularity.