Patents by Inventor Weijian CUI

Weijian CUI 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).

  • Publication number: 20240157239
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure disclose a virtual item control method and apparatus, a terminal, and a non-transitory storage medium, and belong to the field of computer technologies. The method includes: displaying a plurality of item icons after a press operation on a throw button is detected; controlling, in response to the press operation moving to the target item icon and a duration reaches a target duration, a virtual object to hold a target virtual item corresponding to the target item icon; controlling, in response to a movement of the press operation, the virtual object to aim at a target position; and controlling, in response to a release of the press operation, the virtual object to throw the target virtual item to the target position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2024
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Shengyu WU, Cong TIAN, Meng QIU, Jingjing HE, Dancheng ZOU, Boyi LIU, Weijian CUI, Yi LI
  • Patent number: 11980814
    Abstract: A method for controlling a virtual object to mark a virtual item is provided. The method includes: displaying a virtual environment picture, the virtual environment picture including the virtual object and the virtual item in a virtual environment; controlling the virtual object to move, in the virtual environment, into a proximity range of the virtual item; displaying a pick-up item list on the virtual environment picture, a field of the virtual item available for pick-up being displayed in the pick-up item list; and receiving a mark operation on the field of the virtual item, and marking the virtual item in the virtual environment according to the mark operation, the mark operation being an operation different from a pick-up operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Cong Tian, Meng Qiu, Jiaqi Pan, Weijian Cui, Shuting Zhang
  • Patent number: 11904241
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure disclose a virtual item control method and apparatus, a terminal, and a non-transitory storage medium, and belong to the field of computer technologies. The method includes: displaying a plurality of item icons after a press operation on a throw button is detected; controlling, in response to the press operation moving to the target item icon and a duration reaches a target duration, a virtual object to hold a target virtual item corresponding to the target item icon; controlling, in response to a movement of the press operation, the virtual object to aim at a target position; and controlling, in response to a release of the press operation, the virtual object to throw the target virtual item to the target position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Shengyu Wu, Cong Tian, Meng Qiu, Jingjing He, Dancheng Zou, Boyi Liu, Weijian Cui, Yi Li
  • Publication number: 20240037884
    Abstract: This application provides a method for playing a performance of a virtual object in a virtual scenario performed by an electronic device. The method includes: displaying a virtual object outfitted with a first performance costume in the virtual scenario; in response to a user operation for the virtual object, playing a first part of background audio and displaying a first performance action performed by the virtual object outfitted with the first performance costume corresponding to the first part of the background audio; and automatically replacing the first performance costume outfitted for the virtual object with a second performance costume outfitted for the virtual object in response to the background audio changing from the first part to a second part corresponding to the second performance costume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventors: Jingjing HE, Meng QIU, Dancheng ZOU, Boyi LIU, Yu DENG, Jieqi XIE, Cong TIAN, Weijian CUI
  • Publication number: 20240024778
    Abstract: A parameter processing method includes playing a video for a second account, wherein a first account controls a first virtual object in the virtual scene in the video, and displaying a first parameter policy set associated with the video. The first parameter policy set includes at least one of (i) position, size, or function of keys for controlling the first virtual object or (ii) sensitivity of virtual props in the virtual scene. The method further includes updating a second parameter policy set corresponding to a second account in response to a parameter policy update operation. Updated parameters of the second parameter policy set include at least one parameter that is the same as a parameter of the first parameter policy set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Jingjing HE, Meng QIU, Dancheng ZOU, Boyi LIU, Yu DENG, Jieqi XIE, Weijian CUI, Cong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230330537
    Abstract: A virtual object control method includes displaying a user interface including a first virtual item and an item switching control, switching the first virtual item in the user interface to a second virtual item next in line after the first virtual item in an item list in response to a first operation on the item switching control, controlling a virtual object to handhold the second virtual item, switching the second virtual item in the user interface to a third virtual item selected from the item list in response to a second operation on the item switching control, and controlling the virtual object to handhold the third virtual item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Weijian CUI, Meng QIU, Cong TIAN, Jingjing HE
  • Publication number: 20230330536
    Abstract: This application provides a method for controlling a virtual object in a virtual scene performed by an electronic device. The method includes: displaying a virtual scene, the virtual scene comprising a virtual object; displaying a first action button and a second action button, and displaying a connection button; and in response to a trigger operation for the connection button, controlling the virtual object to execute a first action associated with the first action button and a section action associated with the second action button.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Weijian CUI, Boyi LIU, Meng Qiu, Cong Tian, Jingjing he, Dancheng Zou, Yu Deng
  • Publication number: 20230321537
    Abstract: A virtual object control method is performed by a terminal. The method includes: displaying a virtual environment picture and an attack control; in response to a first trigger operation on the attack control, displaying an action control adjacent the attack control, the action control being configured to trigger the virtual object to perform a non-attack action; and in response to a second trigger operation on the action control, controlling the virtual object to perform a first action according to the action control while performing attacks according to the attack control. The method provided in embodiments of this application may reduce the operation difficulty of controlling a virtual object to attack and performing other actions simultaneously.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Inventors: Weijian CUI, Meng QIU, Boyi LIU, Cong TIAN, Dancheng ZOU, Yu DENG, Jingjing HE
  • Publication number: 20230285860
    Abstract: A virtual character control method includes: displaying a virtual character and a virtual controller in a virtual scene, the virtual controller being configured to manipulate the virtual character based on a user operation; controlling the virtual character to move in the virtual scene in response to an operation performed on the virtual controller; and controlling, in response to the virtual controller being dragged to a first area in the virtual scene and a target object existing within a range around the virtual character during a movement of the virtual character, the virtual character to perform a predetermined action associated with the target object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Dancheng ZOU, Meng QIU, Jingjing HE, Boyi LIU, Weijian CUI, Cong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20230264103
    Abstract: A virtual accessory using method includes: displaying, on a target game interface, a first shooting prop and an accessory switching control for the first shooting prop, the first shooting prop being a shooting prop held by a virtual operation object; obtaining a first touch operation on the accessory switching control; displaying an accessory switching region when the first touch operation satisfies a first switching condition, the accessory switching region including at least three accessory slots, and an accessory slot being used for displaying a virtual accessory; and controlling, in response to detecting a selection operation on a first accessory slot, the first shooting prop to use a first virtual accessory, the first accessory slot being one of the at least three accessory slots, and the first accessory slot being used for displaying the first virtual accessory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2023
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Inventors: Weijian CUI, Meng QIU, Cong TIAN, Jingjing HE
  • Publication number: 20230244373
    Abstract: This application discloses a method for controlling a virtual object to drop a virtual item in a virtual environment performed at a terminal. The method includes: displaying a user interface, the user interface including an icon corresponding to at least one type of virtual items possessed by a virtual object and a partial-drop region; receiving a first drag operation of dragging target virtual items from the icon corresponding to the at least one type of virtual items to the partial-drop region; dropping a fixed number of target virtual items in response to release of the first drag operation at a first location within the partial-drop region; and dropping a user-customized number of target virtual items in response to release of the first drag operation at a second location within the partial-drop region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Inventors: Jiaqi PAN, Meng QIU, Shuting ZHANG, Weijian CUI, Cong TIAN
  • Patent number: 11656755
    Abstract: This application discloses a method for controlling a virtual object to drop a virtual item in a virtual environment performed at a terminal, relating to the field of computers. The method includes: displaying an icon corresponding to at least one type of virtual items possessed by a virtual object and a partial-drop region; receiving a first drag operation, the first drag operation being used for dragging target virtual items from the icon corresponding to the at least one type of virtual items to the partial-drop region, a possession quantity corresponding to the target virtual items being n, n being an integer greater than 1; dragging target virtual items from the icon corresponding to the at least one type of virtual items to; and controlling the virtual object according to the first drag operation to drop a predefined number of the n target virtual items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Jiaqi Pan, Meng Qiu, Shuting Zhang, Weijian Cui, Cong Tian
  • Patent number: 11628371
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a method, a device, and storage medium for transferring a virtual item. The method includes receiving, by a first electronic device, a transfer request from a second electronic device, the transfer request comprising at least one physical item identifier and a quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier that are recognized by the second electronic device. The method also includes determining, by the first electronic device, at least one target virtual item according to the at least one physical item identifier and the quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier, the at least one target virtual item being associated with the at least one physical item identifier and the quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier; and transferring, by the first electronic device, the at least one target virtual item from a first position to a second position in a target virtual environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Meng Qiu, Jiaqi Pan, Weijian Cui, Shuting Zhang
  • Publication number: 20230055575
    Abstract: This application discloses a method and apparatus for selecting an accessory in a virtual environment. The method includes: displaying a first virtual environment interface; receiving a trigger operation on an accessory switching control; displaying a candidate accessory zone in a local peripheral region of the accessory switching control according to the trigger operation; receiving a selection operation on a target gun accessory in n gun accessories; and displaying a second virtual environment interface according to the selection operation. The accessory switching control is displayed superimposed on a picture. When the trigger operation on the accessory switching control is received, the candidate accessory zone is displayed in the peripheral region of the accessory switching control, and the n gun accessories of the same accessory type are displayed in the candidate accessory zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: Meng QIU, Weijian CUI, Jiaqi PAN, Shuting ZHANG
  • Patent number: 11517819
    Abstract: This application discloses a method and apparatus for selecting an accessory in a virtual environment. The method includes: displaying a first virtual environment interface; receiving a trigger operation on an accessory switching control; displaying a candidate accessory zone in a local peripheral region of the accessory switching control according to the trigger operation; receiving a selection operation on a target gun accessory in n gun accessories; and displaying a second virtual environment interface according to the selection operation. The accessory switching control is displayed superimposed on a picture. When the trigger operation on the accessory switching control is received, the candidate accessory zone is displayed in the peripheral region of the accessory switching control, and the n gun accessories of the same accessory type are displayed in the candidate accessory zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Meng Qiu, Weijian Cui, Jiaqi Pan, Shuting Zhang
  • Publication number: 20220334716
    Abstract: An adaptive display method and apparatus for a virtual scene, an electronic device, a computer-readable storage medium, and a computer program product are provided, and the method includes: displaying a virtual scene and a plurality of buttons with different sizes; obtaining, in response to touch operations on the plurality of buttons with different sizes, touch areas corresponding to the touch operations; and updating and displaying the virtual scene, sizes of buttons included in the updated virtual scene being adapted to the touch areas corresponding to the touch operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Dancheng ZOU, Shengyu WU, Cong TIAN, Meng QIU, Jingjing HE, Boyi LIU, Weijian CUI
  • Publication number: 20220080313
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure disclose a virtual item control method and apparatus, a terminal, and a non-transitory storage medium, and belong to the field of computer technologies. The method includes: displaying a plurality of item icons after a press operation on a throw button is detected; controlling, in response to the press operation moving to the target item icon and a duration reaches a target duration, a virtual object to hold a target virtual item corresponding to the target item icon; controlling, in response to a movement of the press operation, the virtual object to aim at a target position; and controlling, in response to a release of the press operation, the virtual object to throw the target virtual item to the target position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: Tencent Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited
    Inventors: Shengyu WU, Cong TIAN, Meng QIU, Jingjing HE, Dancheng ZOU, Boyi LIU, Weijian CUI, Yi LI
  • Publication number: 20210294472
    Abstract: This application discloses a method for controlling a virtual object to drop a virtual item in a virtual environment performed at a terminal, relating to the field of computers. The method includes: displaying an icon corresponding to at least one type of virtual items possessed by a virtual object and a partial-drop region; receiving a first drag operation, the first drag operation being used for dragging target virtual items from the icon corresponding to the at least one type of virtual items to the partial-drop region, a possession quantity corresponding to the target virtual items being n, n being an integer greater than 1; dragging target virtual items from the icon corresponding to the at least one type of virtual items to; and controlling the virtual object according to the first drag operation to drop a predefined number of the n target virtual items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Jiaqi PAN, Meng QIU, Shuting ZHANG, Weijian CUI, Cong TIAN
  • Publication number: 20210291054
    Abstract: A method for controlling a virtual object to mark a virtual item is provided. The method includes: displaying a virtual environment picture, the virtual environment picture including the virtual object and the virtual item in a virtual environment; controlling the virtual object to move, in the virtual environment, into a proximity range of the virtual item; displaying a pick-up item list on the virtual environment picture, a field of the virtual item available for pick-up being displayed in the pick-up item list; and receiving a mark operation on the field of the virtual item, and marking the virtual item in the virtual environment according to the mark operation, the mark operation being an operation different from a pick-up operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Cong TIAN, Meng QIU, Jiaqi PAN, Weijian CUI, Shuting ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20210178278
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a method, a device, and storage medium for transferring a virtual item. The method includes receiving, by a first electronic device, a transfer request from a second electronic device, the transfer request comprising at least one physical item identifier and a quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier that are recognized by the second electronic device. The method also includes determining, by the first electronic device, at least one target virtual item according to the at least one physical item identifier and the quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier, the at least one target virtual item being associated with the at least one physical item identifier and the quantity corresponding to each physical item identifier; and transferring, by the first electronic device, the at least one target virtual item from a first position to a second position in a target virtual environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Meng QIU, Jiaqi PAN, Weijian CUI, Shuting ZHANG