Background Subtraction

Background Subtraction

Cut out the visual noise, boost productivity, and secure privacy in video calls allowing users to automatically remove backgrounds.

Video Background Remover

Banuba brings you real-time background subtraction technology for you to empower your users with the best quality virtual background service. Users can automatically remove, change or augment backgrounds and enjoy a more private and meaningful video communication.

  • Background subtraction using deep learning

    Our video background changer uses the background separation neural network to recognize and tag the image parts either to the human or the background. Additionally, we improve the algorithms to maximize performance and experience with user movements and dynamical lighting.


  • Any background

    Blur backgrounds for more focused meetings, animate or replace it with a custom image or immerse users with 3D virtual backgrounds - our background changer technology enhances the way your users connect.


  • Compatible with Face AR

    Our background subtraction is compatible with face filters, beautification and supports multi-face tracking. You can build cross-platform immersive video communication apps, add custom backgrounds and logos to deliver amazing branded video calls.



  • 100% accurate background segmentation
  • Real-time or post-processing
  • Video or photo 
  • Portrait and landscape mode 
  • Blur background (Bokeh effect)
  • Compatible with other Face AR features
  • Respects gyroscope data to adjust the horizon line in the virtual background
  • Directly applies to the user’s device and no data is sent to our servers enabling a truly safe service.

Application fields

Ensure privacy and secure video communication, anytime and anywhere. Our background is perfect for video conferencing, online learning and streaming.

  • Video conferencing

    Bring professional and comfort into video meetings with our virtual backgrounds for video conferencing.

  • Video chats

    Make video chats more private and fun allowing users to change “boring” backgrounds into custom images.

  • Games

    Integrate background subtraction into the gameplay and create the shared video chat experience where players can see each other.

  • Live streaming

    Erase backgrounds and add video effects in real-time to enhance your content streaming.

  • E-Learning

    Bring in a new, engaging e-learning experience and gamify your distant lessons with 3D backgrounds and Face AR features.

  • Photo / video editing

    Add automatic background remove to video editing apps so your users could easily create professional videos.

Technical Features & System Requirements

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    iOS 10.0+ iPhone 5s and later

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    Android 5.1 (API level 21)

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    Any mobile platform: ARMv8

Why Banuba’s Technology

Why Banuba’s Technology

  • 100% proprietary technology and published patents
  • Guaranteed data privacy and compliance with GDPR due to offline work
  • Technology development and optimization for client’s hardware
  • Own R&D center specifically focused on Face AR
  • 7-year team expertise in AR content development and design
  • Trusted by global brands, enterprise partners like Gucci, Sberbank, Yandex
  • Fast support and team member consultancy
  • Hands-on experience in face tracking app development and release

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