Founded in 2016, Banuba is a startup that develops technologies for augmented reality-enabled mobile applications. The company’s core technologies are based on artificial intelligence, computer vision, and other machine learning algorithms, including neural networks that can detect and identify objects, facial expressions, and gestures in real time. Banuba’s technology has a variety of applications, including entertainment mobile applications, educational programs, and emotion tracking. In February 2017, Banuba received a $5 million investment from Larnabel Ventures and VP Capital.
Banuba is based in Hong Kong, and has a development subsidiary in Belarus, and employs over 30 artificial intelligence and augmented reality engineers. The company has a number of pending US patents and plans to launch a number of mobile applications during 2017.