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Background video connection with colleagues.

Be present. Be in the loop. Talk to colleagues immediately.

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Team members are keeping their privacy by looking blurred to others.

TheBackground creates a sense of privacy so you can leave the video turned on and work close to each other.


TheBackground provides a continuous video connection:


For a team of 5, it consumes only 1% of 100 Mbps bandwidth network.


Unlike others, TheBackground provides visual privacy features to create a sense of privacy:

1. You are blurred by default

Others see that you are present but don’t see the details of what you are doing at the moment.

You are blurred by default
Click to unblur

2. Click to unblur

Click to gradually unblur a teammate.

3. Confirm your unblur

You decide if you will be unblurred or not.

Confirm your unblur
Video is mutual

4. Video is mutual

Only those who have turned on their cameras can see you.



  • No extra work iterations due to slow coordination

  • A well-coordinated team with remote workers

  • Your office teammates won’t forget about your existence

  • Virtual space to socialize and have fun together

  • A complete video communication when used together with Zoom



Upcoming beta releases will be free.

Once out of beta we will be moving to a monthly plan and a free trial.