Patents by Inventor Baiyu Pan

Baiyu Pan has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10762122
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and device for assessing quality of multimedia resource, wherein the method includes the steps of: determining a cumulative distribution vector of the multimedia resource according to indicator data for describing user behavior on the multimedia resource; determining an upper boundary vector and a lower boundary vector of the multimedia resource according to the cumulative distribution vector; and determining a quality score of the multimedia resource according to the cumulative distribution vector, the upper boundary vector, and the lower boundary vector. The present disclosure can better describe the quality of multimedia resource, and has a great operability. Moreover, after the quality of multimedia resource is assessed by using the quality assessment method of multimedia resource in the examples of the present disclosure, the feedback of online behaviors can be reflected on the final dynamic and optimized ranking and recommendation of the multimedia resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventors: Bo Wei, Zhibing Qi, Yuantu Wang, Guangxu Ma, Yuping Liu, Yuzong Yin, Jian Yao, Baiyu Pan, Ji Wang
  • Publication number: 20200192930
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method and device for assessing quality of multimedia resource, wherein the method includes the steps of: determining a cumulative distribution vector of the multimedia resource according to indicator data for describing user behavior on the multimedia resource; determining an upper boundary vector and a lower boundary vector of the multimedia resource according to the cumulative distribution vector; and determining a quality score of the multimedia resource according to the cumulative distribution vector, the upper boundary vector, and the lower boundary vector. The present disclosure can better describe the quality of multimedia resource, and has a great operability. Moreover, after the quality of multimedia resource is assessed by using the quality assessment method of multimedia resource in the examples of the present disclosure, the feedback of online behaviors can be reflected on the final dynamic and optimized ranking and recommendation of the multimedia resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Bo WEI, Zhibing QI, Yuantu; WANG, Guangxu MA, Yuping LIU, Yuzong YIN, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20200107084
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and device for playback optimization. The method specifically includes: upon receiving a request from a client, querying whether an optimized playback parameter related to a multimedia resource has been stored, wherein the request is associated with the multimedia resource; and if the optimized playback parameter has been stored, transmitting the optimized playback parameter to the client, so as to have the multimedia resource played by the client according to the optimized playback parameter. The method of playback optimization of embodiments of the present disclosure allows hardware advantage to be brought into play in the process of multimedia resource playback, thus enhancing playback effects. Moreover, an assessment of the content of the entire multimedia resource can be performed, thus emphasizing an idea being expressed by a picture, and enhancing comprehension of the content of the picture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Chao NING, Shenhua AN, Qian CAO, Wenhua SU, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20190387263
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a method for synchronously displaying and matching the streaming media and subtitles, wherein the synchronously displaying method comprises: encoding the collected video-audio data in a streaming media, and sending the video-audio data to a live broadcast server; obtaining subtitle data corresponding to the obtained video-audio data, and sending the subtitle data to the live broadcast server; buffering the encoded video-audio data through the live broadcast server according to a preset delay time, forming a subtitle layer according to the subtitle data, buffering the subtitle layer, establishing a synchronously matching relationship between the subtitle layer and the video-audio data, and sending the subtitle layer and the video-audio data; mixing the received subtitle layer and video-audio data having synchronously matching relationship to form streaming media information, distributing the streaming media information to a network node for output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Jing XU, Meng LI, Jun SUN, Sibin GU, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Patent number: 10448036
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a motion compensation matching method and system for video coding. The method comprises: a CPU extracting a current frame image and a reference frame image from a video to be processed and sending the extracted frame images to a GPU; the GPU performing interpolation process at least once on the reference frame image to obtain a plurality of interpolation images; the GPU dividing the current frame image to obtain a plurality of prediction blocks; the GPU, according to each of the prediction blocks, performing block matching search in the reference frame image and each of the interpolation images; according to a result of the block matching search, determining a motion vector of a desired image block of the current frame image. The present disclosure uses GPU to execute large amounts of computation for interpolation and division of the frame images and block matching search, and uses CPU to process a small amount of computation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Chuanxian Network Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Tao Wang, Jinjie Ke, Sibin Gu, Baiyu Pan, Ji Wang
  • Patent number: 10446292
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a composite cable, which comprises a first wire assembly and a second wire assembly, and each wire of the second wire assembly is surrounded by an insulating layer. The composite cable further comprises: a sheath made of insulating material and configured to enclose the first wire assembly and the second wire assembly; and a shield comprising different kinds of metal wires and configured to surround the first wire assembly, wherein the first wire assembly is capable of transmitting signals, and the second wire assembly is capable of transmitting power supply. The composite cable according to the present disclosure is excellent in shielding performance for different requirements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Heyi Intelligent Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chao Ning, Qian Cao, Wenhua Su, Jian Yao, Baiyu Pan, Ji Wang
  • Patent number: 10425807
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for controlling interface display. The method includes: determining whether or not a first interface switching condition is satisfied in a case where a first display interface of an application is being displayed; and switching the first display interface being displayed at present to a second display interface of the application in a case where the first interface switching condition is satisfied, wherein the first display interface is associated with authentic user information, and the second display interface is associated with virtual user information. Examples of the present disclosure enable quick interface switching and thus provide the user with more convenience and improved experience in using the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Youku Internet Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lulu Hong, Dongdong Zhao, Wei Ge, Sibin Gu, Weidong Yang, Baiyu Pan, Qing Xiang
  • Publication number: 20190268669
    Abstract: A play control method includes obtaining a playing state of at least one of a plurality of terminals playing a same video; and controlling a playing progress of at least one of the plurality of terminals when the playing state meets a preset condition. Using the disclosed play control method and apparatus for a plurality of terminals playing a same video, playing synchronization of the plurality of terminals can be maintained under a premise of ensuring that the plurality of terminals do not miss each video segment, so that no communication barrier is resulted due to asynchronous video playing during interactions between users who watch the same video, thus being able to improve user experience.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Yang Song, Juncheng Liu, HAO XU, Jie Li, Baiyu Pan, Ji Wang
  • Publication number: 20190158934
    Abstract: Provided is a video frame capturing method and device. The method comprises: displaying in a video playback interface, in response to a user operating a first control in the video playback interface, pictures each of which corresponds to one of a predetermined number of video frames in proximity to a current video frame being played; receiving from the user a selection of at least a part of the pictures; displaying a composite picture formed using selected pictures. Embodiments of the present disclosure provide in the video playback interface corresponding pictures of several video frames in proximity to the current video frame for selection of the user, and form a composite picture using the pictures selected by the user, so that the user can capture several video frames in the video to form a composite picture for saving or sharing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Youku Internet Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhenzhong WANG, Qingxia ZHOU, Wenwei HUA, Fengshan JING, Ming WEI, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20190007693
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a motion compensation matching method and system for video coding. The method comprises: a CPU extracting a current frame image and a reference frame image from a video to be processed and sending the extracted frame images to a GPU; the GPU performing interpolation process at least once on the reference frame image to obtain a plurality of interpolation images; the GPU dividing the current frame image to obtain a plurality of prediction blocks; the GPU, according to each of the prediction blocks, performing block matching search in the reference frame image and each of the interpolation images; according to a result of the block matching search, determining a motion vector of a desired image block of the current frame image. The present disclosure uses GPU to execute large amounts of computation for interpolation and division of the frame images and block matching search, and uses CPU to process a small amount of computation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Tao Wang, Jinje Ke, Sibin GU, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180255265
    Abstract: The present disclosures relates to a TV main board apparatus, a connection apparatus, a TV, and a TV system. The TV main board apparatus comprises: a casing having at least one opening; and a TV main board accommodated in the casing and having a first interface and a second interface that are exposed outside the casing via their respective openings, wherein the first interface is capable of connecting to an power supply so as to receive first electric power, and wherein the second interface is capable of connecting to a TV so as to transmit a multimedia signal and the first electric power to the TV and receive second electric power from the TV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Tingming Ren, Wenhua SU, Shenhua AN, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180249114
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a TV main board apparatus and a TV system. The TV main board apparatus includes a casing having at least one opening; a TV main board accommodated in the casing; a first interface exposed outside the casing via the opening, wherein the first interface is connectable to a power supply so as to receive first electric power; a second interface exposed outside the casing via the opening, wherein the second interface is connectable to a TV so as to transmit a multimedia signal from the TV main board and the first electric power to the TV and receive second electric power from the TV so as to supply it to the TV main board; and an interface connecting device that connects the first interface to the second interface so as to transmit the first electric power therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Tingming REN, Bo GAO, Shenhua AN, Wenhua SU, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180240030
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a content recommendation method, device and system. The method includes: recommending a content in a content set to a user based on an average recommendation probability; collecting feedback information on the recommended content from the user's client, wherein the feedback information includes display information and click information, the display information including displaying times and displaying timing of the recommended content on the client, and the click information including clicking times and clicking timing of the recommended content on the client; and determining a sequence of preferred contents from the contents in the content set according to the feedback information, so as to recommend a content to the user based on the sequence of preferred contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Shixing SHEN, Biyao WANG, Yuzong YIN, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180240571
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a composite cable, which comprises a first wire assembly and a second wire assembly, and each wire of the second wire assembly is surrounded by an insulating layer. The composite cable further comprises: a sheath made of insulating material and configured to enclose the first wire assembly and the second wire assembly; and a shield comprising different kinds of metal wires and configured to surround the first wire assembly, wherein the first wire assembly is capable of transmitting signals, and the second wire assembly is capable of transmitting power supply. The composite cable according to the present disclosure is excellent in shielding performance for different requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Chao NING, Qian CAO, Wenhua SU, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180241962
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a TV main board apparatus, a TV, and a TV system. The TV main board apparatus includes: a casing having at least one opening; and a TV main board accommodated in the casing, and including a first interface and a second interface that are exposed outside the casing via their respective openings, and a power converting device, wherein the first interface can connect to a power supply so as to receive first electric power, the second interface can connect to a TV so as to transmit a multimedia signal and the first electric power to the TV, and the power converting device converts the first electric power into second electric power for powering the TV main board apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Tingming REN, Dijun CHEN, Shenhua AN, Wenhua SU, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20180234841
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for controlling interface display. The method includes: determining whether or not a first interface switching condition is satisfied in a case where a first display interface of an application is being displayed; and switching the first display interface being displayed at present to a second display interface of the application in a case where the first interface switching condition is satisfied, wherein the first display interface is associated with authentic user information, and the second display interface is associated with virtual user information. Examples of the present disclosure enable quick interface switching and thus provide the user with more convenience and improved experience in using the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Lulu Hong, Dongdong ZHAO, Wei GE, Sibin GU, Weidong YANG, Baiyu PAN, Qing XIANG
  • Publication number: 20180192525
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a display module and a method for producing the same. The method comprises: providing a reflective sheet inside an accommodating cavity of a rear cover of the display module, the accommodating cavity being formed by a bottom plate and a side plate of the rear cover; providing a backlight source above the reflective sheet, and fixing the backlight source to an inner surface of the side plate; providing a light guide plate above the reflective sheet and on a side of the backlight source, and connecting the light guide plate to the side plate; providing an optical film above the light guide plate, and connecting the optical film to the side plate; and providing a display panel above the optical film, and fixing the display panel to the side plate. By the present disclosure, the backboard, the plastic central frame and the front frame of the display module such as a television can be replaced with a rear cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Inventors: Yajun Yun, Qian CAO, Wenhua SU, Jian YAO, Baiyu PAN, Ji WANG
  • Publication number: 20150295971
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a system and method for multi-screen integration and coordination. The system comprises a PC terminal used as a proxy of a consumer electronics platform terminal, the consumer electronics platform terminal for remotely playing a media stream output and performing offline upload and download, offline transcoding and backup thereof, a back end service cluster subsystem for uploading, downloading, transcoding and backup, and a back end command control service system for forwarding a control command to the PC terminal. The method comprises: automatically searching for a proxy access of a PC terminal; forwarding a control command to the PC terminal; transmitting video contents to the PC terminal and uploading the video contents to a back end server, wherein the PC terminal is remotely controlled to download the video contents, or transcode the downloaded video contents, or synchronize data to the back end service cluster subsystem.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Feng Wang, Hongyu Que, Jingyu Yang, Jian Yao, Baiyu Pan, Shuqi Lu
  • Publication number: 20150213136
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and system for providing a personalized search list, which comprises: recording a viewing log of a user based on the user's viewing activities of network videos; analyzing the recorded viewing log at a cloud server to generate a list of network videos that the user may like, wherein the list of network videos the user may like comprises a list of network videos based on the user information, or a list of network videos based on the contents of network videos viewed by the user, or a list of network videos based on a degree of viewing similarity between the user and other users, or combination thereof. After a list of search results are generated in response to a user-entered search term, an intersection between the list of search results and the list of network videos that the user may like is calculated to provide the personalized search list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Xiuguang Tan, Jian Yao, Yuzong Yin, Wei Lu, Baiyu Pan, Shuqi Lu
  • Publication number: 20150206208
    Abstract: Described herein is a method and system for charging and fee sharing based on an actual playing amount of network videos. In this system, an order statistic unit stores a number of monthly orders, a corresponding monthly order fee, starting and ending time of each monthly order, a channel fee sharing unit stores a channel fee value or ratio, a network video player plays network videos using an RTMP (real time messaging protocol) of streaming media technology, a traffic recording unit records the playing amount of each network video content provider's programs and a total playing amount of all network videos, and a charging unit obtains data stored in the order statistic unit, the channel fee sharing unit and the traffic recording unit to calculate the fee to be shared with each network video content provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Applicant: 1Verge Internet Technology (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shujie Sun, Jian Yao, Baiyu Pan, Shuqi Lu