Lockdown during the Coronavirus epidemic has led to a trend of performing from home and making calls via video calls, and new features are introduced in various online services, including Skype Being offered
Microsoft has introduced an easy but important feature in its video calling service Skype, Skype’s Android users will now be ready to blur their background during video calls.
Recently, Microsoft updated the background blur support for Skype’s Android users. This update is going to be available to users using phones with Android Marshmallow (6.0) and above operating systems.
This feature has been available to iOS users for two years and now it’s been introduced for Android devices, this feature is additionally available to users on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems.
Blurring the background with the feature will only show the user’s face while everything behind will blur, for this purpose the corporate has used machine learning and edge detection technology. This feature is additionally easy to disable, attend the three-dot menu during a call in Skype, and click on Blur My Background. This feature will blur not only the static but also the moving objects and other people and only the face is going to be clearly visible.