About Us

Tencent YouTu Lab belongs to the Tencent Social-Network-Group(SNG), located in Shanghai and Hefei. On Tencent's social network platform, we follow the philosophy of "WE AIM TO CREATE VALUE FOR OUR USERS" and the principle of "research serves product". Tencent Youtu Lab mainly focuses on image processing, pattern recognition, machine learning and data mining, etc.

Shanghai team members mainly come from Tsinghua University, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing University and other top colleges in China. Most of the team members have PhD or master degrees, all of whom have solid academic research background as well as the strong ability of engineering practice. Up to now, our team already has dozens of leading technology in image filed and massive data computing ability with hundreds of billion image data. We provide technical support for more than fifty company's image business applications, such as Qzone, StoryCamera, Pitu,etc.

Hefei team mainly focuses on research and application in image processing field. Solid technology has been accumulated in many areas such as image beauty, face beauty, image recognition, art filters,and this technology reaches the leading level of the world. Up to now, our technology has been used in many products, such as Pitu, StoryCamera, etc. and gains high praise.


Award List:
2012 Tencent Excellent Business Award
2012 TEG Outstanding Team Award
2013 Tencent Annual Silver Award:“Significant Technology Breakthrough Award”
2014 Shanghai Science and Technology Progress Silver Award (”Visual Media Intelligence Generation and Processing Technology“)
2014 Tencent Annual Silver Award:“Significant Technology Breakthrough Award”

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