The Founder Of Maps.me released the app for background processing photos with the help of neural networks
Co-founder and former head of Maps.me Yuri Mills launches app for image processing Fabby. The feature of the app is the ability to handle background photos with the help of the neural network.
Using the Fabby iPhone user may “in a couple of taps” to set the animated background to a selfie and edit the picture itself. The application runs on two engines for processing images — one is designed for productive devices, the second for low power. The whole process happens on the user’s device. According to the author of the project, on the iPhone 6s and 7, the processing takes less than one second.
While Fabby is able to work only with photos, but within a few weeks to learn with videos. The application team about 15 people.
“The objective of the application is to understand what is happening in the photo or video, and make them more attractive”, — said the publication of Vc developer. From the point of view of the selection of the subject technology Fabby “work better” than the current leading development projects, says Mills.
Investment in the project at launch ranged from $500 thousand to $1 million this amount included including the money from the sale of Maps.me holding Mail.Ru Group. With him in the group of investors included founders Fabby: mentor services MSQRD and Prisma Yuri Gursky, together with the Fund Haxus, and Matthew Zhdanovich and Andrey Kulik is a former Google in Zurich.
To download Fabby on iPhone at this link. The version for Android will appear, tentatively in January.