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Publication numberCN1179084 C
Publication typeGrant
Application numberCN 01121176
Publication date8 Dec 2004
Filing date11 Jun 2001
Priority date19 Oct 2000
Also published asCN1350085A, DE60122847D1, DE60122847T2, EP1199394A2, EP1199394A3, EP1199394B1, US6742209, US20020046429
Publication number01121176.8, CN 01121176, CN 1179084 C, CN 1179084C, CN-C-1179084, CN01121176, CN01121176.8, CN1179084 C, CN1179084C
Inventors全德求
ApplicantLg电子株式会社
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: SIPO, Espacenet
Method and system for providing operation information of washing machine
CN 1179084 C
Abstract  translated from Chinese
一种提供洗衣机运转信息的方法及其系统,该方法和系统可以在线检测使用者的使用模式和洗衣机的异常状态,对其进行管理,提高洗衣机的可靠性和性能。 A washing machine operating information and system thereof, the method and system usage patterns and washing machine detects an abnormal state line users, its management, improve reliability and performance of the washing machine. 该系统包括输入部、控制部、动作驱动部、通信部、服务器、以及输出部。 The system includes an input unit, control unit, operation of the drive unit, a communication unit, a server, and an output unit. 可以实现最佳的选择环境,可以减少因使用者的错误使用模式造成的洗衣消耗费用,此外,通过监视管理洗衣机的异常状态等,具有提高可靠性和性能的效果。 You can achieve the best choice environment, can reduce the cost of laundry consumption patterns due to user error caused by the use, in addition, the management of the washing machine by monitoring the abnormal status, with increased reliability and performance effects.
Claims(7)  translated from Chinese
1.一种洗衣机运转信息提供方法,对洗衣机提供给运转信息,其特征在于,包括:第一步骤,对洗衣机提供通信功能,使得可以进行与外部的发送接收;第二步骤,构筑可以与所述洗衣机进行数据发送和接收的服务器;第三步骤,所述服务器从所述洗衣机中收集与所述洗衣机使用细节有关的数据;第四步骤,所述服务器在比较分析有关所述洗衣机使用细节的数据后生成有关所述洗衣机的控制信息;以及第五步骤,将所述传输的控制信息输出到所述洗衣机的外部,以实现洗衣机用户的最佳洗衣环境。 A washing machine operation information providing method for providing washing machine operation information, characterized by comprising: a first step of a washing machine to provide a communication function, makes it possible to carry out transmission and reception with an external; a second step, the construct may said washing machine to send and receive data server; a third step, the server collects from the washing machine and the washing machine using the data relating to the details; a fourth step, the server in the washing machine using the comparative analysis of the details generating data relating to said control information after the washing machine; and a fifth step, the output control information transmitted to the outside of the washing machine, in order to achieve optimum laundry washing machine user environment.
2.如权利要求1所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,在所述第二步骤中,所述服务器被在线构筑,使得可以通过因特网与洗衣机进行数据发送接收。 The washing machine 1 according to the operation information providing method of claim 2., characterized in that, in the second step, the server is online constructed, making it possible to send and receive data via the Internet washing machine.
3.如权利要求1所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,所述第三步骤包括:连接步骤,所述洗衣机通过通信功能连接到所述服务器上;以及收集步骤,所述服务器从所述连接的洗衣机中收集与洗衣机的异常状态有关的数据。 3. The operation of the washing machine according to claim 1, wherein the information providing method, characterized in that said third step comprises: coupling step, the washing machine is connected to the server via the communication function; and a step of collecting, from the server The connection of the washing machine to collect data related to the abnormal state of the washing machine.
4.如权利要求3所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,在所述连接步骤中,在所述洗衣行程开始时,所述洗衣机与所述服务器相连接。 The operation of the washing machine according to claim 3, wherein the information providing method, wherein, in said connecting step, at the beginning of the stroke of the laundry, the washing machine and is connected to the server.
5.如权利要求3所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,在所述收集步骤中,所述服务器在所述洗衣机的洗衣行程结束时结束从所述洗衣机收集数据。 5. The operation of the washing machine according to claim 3, wherein the information providing method, characterized in that, in said collecting step, the server ends the data collected from the washing machine at the end of the stroke of the laundry washing machine.
6.如权利要求3所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,所述第四步骤包括:数据整理步骤,所述服务器将所述第三步骤中收集的数据进行数据库化;数据分析步骤,所述服务器对所述数据库化的数据进行比较/分析;控制信息生成步骤,所述服务器生成根据所述分析的控制信息;以及控制信息传输步骤,所述服务器将所述生成的控制信息传输到所述洗衣机。 Data analysis step; data processing step, the server the data collected in the third step of the database: 6. The operation of the washing machine according to claim 3, wherein the information providing method, characterized in that said fourth step comprises transmitting the control information to the server, and the transmission of control information generating step; a database of the server data comparison / analysis; control information generating step, the server generates control information based on the analysis of to the washing machine.
7.如权利要求6所述的洗衣机运转信息提供方法,其特征在于,所述数据分析步骤在所述收集的数据数据库化后经过规定期间的时间对所述收集的数据周期性地进行比较/分析。 7. The operation of the washing machine according to claim 6, wherein the information providing method, wherein, after said step of analyzing the data collected data in the database of the predetermined elapsed time period of the data collected periodically comparing / Analysis.
Description  translated from Chinese
洗衣机运转信息提供方法及其系统 Washing machine operating information to provide a method and system

技术领域 Technical Field

本发明涉及洗衣机运转信息提供方法及其系统,特别涉及支持可以与外部进行通信的通信功能,将与洗衣机有关的使用细节和异常状态的数据发送到外部,接收由此实现最佳的选择环境所得的信息,使使用者认同该环境的洗衣机运转信息提供方法及其系统。 The present invention relates to a method and a washing machine operating information systems, and more particularly with the outside support of a communication function to send data with washing machine details and abnormal conditions related to the outside, thereby achieving the best option to receive income environment information to enable the user identification information of the operation of washing machines to provide a method and system environment.

背景技术 Background

近来,洗衣机作为家电产品在家庭中必不可少。 Recently, a washing machine as essential appliances in the home. 特别是随着兼职单位工作和家务劳动的女性人口的增加,其必要性日益增大。 Especially with the increase in part-time work units and housework female population, its increasing necessity.

现有的洗衣机一般包括:作为清洗衣物空间的洗衣桶;驱动所述洗衣桶的电机部;控制所述电机部的控制部;以及输入部,请求输入操作值,使得所述控制部在使用者请求时可以操作。 Conventional washing machine generally comprises: a washing tub of the laundry space; a motor for driving said tub portion; the control unit of the motor control unit; and an input unit, the operation request input value, so that the control unit in the user It can operate when requested.

但是,由于洗衣机必须一次清洗大量的衣物,所以消耗相当大量的水和电。 However, due to the large number of washing machines have a washing laundry, so consume a relatively large amount of water and electricity.

假设洗衣机的使用者不知道正确的洗衣方法而继续依旧进行以前的错误使用模式,则由此产生的洗衣水和电的浪费更多。 Assume that the user does not know the correct washing machine laundry methods continue to be still using the previous error mode, the washing water and electricity more the resulting waste. 但是,实际上,对这样的使用者的使用模式的忠告也是无济于事的。 But, in fact, to such use of the user's advice it is useless.

而且,对于在洗衣机的内部产生的异常状态来说,使用者每次直接与售后服务中心等联络来寻求服务提供商,修理不方便。 And, for an abnormal state generated inside the washing machine, the user each time the direct contact with the service center and other service providers to seek repair inconvenient.

此外,服务者为了修理洗衣机,要亲临洗衣机所处的现场,所以存在产生时间和费用损失这样的问题。 In addition, service providers in order to repair washing machines, washing machines which to visit the site, so this loss of time and cost problems exist.

发明内容 DISCLOSURE

本发明是解决上述现有技术问题的发明,目的在于提供可以提高洗衣机的可靠性和性能的洗衣机运转信息提供方法及其系统,为了使用者的方便,可在线觉察使用者的使用模式和洗衣机的异常状态,并对其进行管理。 The present invention is to solve the above problems of the prior art invention aims to provide a washing machine can improve the reliability and performance of the washing machine operating information to provide a method and a system for the user's convenience, the user can perceive online usage patterns and washing machine abnormal state, and its management.

为了解决上述课题,本发明提供一种洗衣机运转信息提供方法,对洗衣机提供给运转信息,其特征在于,包括:第一步骤,对洗衣机提供通信功能,使得可以进行与外部的发送接收;第二步骤,构筑可以与所述洗衣机进行数据发送和接收的服务器;第三步骤,所述服务器从所述洗衣机中收集与所述洗衣机使用细节有关的数据;第四步骤,所述服务器在比较分析有关所述洗衣机使用细节的数据后生成有关所述洗衣机的控制信息;以及第五步骤,将所述传输的控制信息输出到所述洗衣机的外部,以实现洗衣机用户的最佳洗衣环境。 In order to solve the above problems, the present invention provides a method for providing washing machine operation information, the operation information is supplied to the washing machine, characterized by comprising: a first step of a washing machine to provide a communication function, makes it possible to carry out transmission and reception with the outside; Second step, can be carried out to build a data transmission and reception with the server laundry; a third step, the washing machine and the server collects details regarding the use of data from said washing machine; a fourth step, the server Comparative analysis of The washing machine after use to generate data relating to the details of the washing machine control information; and a fifth step, the output control information transmitted to the outside of the washing machine, in order to achieve optimum laundry washing machine user environment.

此外,根据本发明的洗衣机运转信息提供系统的特征,所述在线洗衣机监视系统包括:输入部,设置在洗衣机上,输入用于洗衣机的动作控制的命令;控制部,通过所述输入部的输入来控制洗衣机,并且生成与该控制一致的动作控制信号,对与洗衣机的使用细节和异常状态有关的数据进行处理;动作驱动部,按照所述控制部的动作控制信号来指示洗衣桶的驱动、洗衣水的供给/排出;通信部,支持通信功能,使得由所述控制部处理过的数据通过通信网络与外部进行发送接收;服务器,与所述通信部连接,在洗衣机的外部从控制部对数据进行收集、比较/分析,根据其结果来产生用于最佳洗衣环境的控制信息;以及输出部,将所述服务器的控制信息和由此产生的控制部的处理细节显示在洗衣机的外部。 Furthermore, a system according to the washing machine according to the information of the present invention, the line washing machine monitoring system comprising: an input unit, set up in the washing machine, washing machine input for command control of the operation; a control unit, an input by the input unit to control the washing machine, and generates the control signal controls consistent action on the data and the use of a washing machine details and abnormal state of processing; operation of the drive unit, control unit according to the operation of the control signal to indicate the tub drive, The washing water is supplied / discharged; a communication unit, a communication function supported, by the control unit such that the processed data transmitted and received through a communication with an external network; server, connected to the communication section, from the external control unit of the washing machine data collection, comparison / analysis, based on the results to generate control information for optimal laundry environment; and an output unit, the control information of the server and handle the details of the control unit of the resulting display on the outside of the washing machine.

附图说明 Brief Description

图1表示本发明的洗衣机运转信息提供系统的内部结构的方框图。 Figure 1 shows a washing machine operating information system of the present invention provides a block diagram of an internal structure.

图2表示本发明的洗衣机运转信息提供方法的动作顺序的顺序图。 Figure 2 shows a sequence diagram of the washing machine operating information of the present invention provides a method of operation of the order.

具体实施方式 DETAILED DESCRIPTION

以下,根据附图来详细说明本发明的优选实施例。 Hereinafter described in detail based on the drawings of the preferred embodiment of the present invention.

本发明的洗衣机运转信息提供系统包括:密钥输入部10,设置在洗衣机1中,使得使用者从外部进行命令输入的密钥操作;控制部20,对所述密钥输入部10的输入值进行处理,由此生成控制洗衣机1的动作控制信号;动作驱动部30,响应所述控制部的动作控制信号来驱动洗衣桶;通信部40,在使用者请求时,使洗衣机1与外部连接;服务器50,通过所述通信部40的连接,将与使用者的使用细节或洗衣机的异常状态有关控制信息发送到洗衣机1;以及输出部60,与处理所述服务器的控制信息的控制部20连接,使该信息显示在外部。 Washing machine operating information of the present invention provide systems comprising: a key input unit 10 is provided in the washing machine 1, allows the user to perform key operations command input from the outside; and a control unit 20, the input values for the key input unit 10 processing, thereby generating a control operation of the washing machine 1, the control signal; operation of the drive unit 30, in response to the operation control unit controls the drive signal to the tub; a communication unit 40, when the user requests that the washing machine 1 is connected to the outside; server 50, by connecting the communication section 40, the details of the user's use of the washing machine or the abnormal state of the control information is sent to the washing machine 1; and an output section 60, and the server processing control unit 20 is connected to the control information so that the information is displayed on the outside.

所述密钥输入部10由触摸屏等构成,通过使用者的接触来操作。 The key input unit 10 by the touch screen or the like, by contacting the user to operate.

此外,所述控制部20包括:CPU21,控制洗衣机1的各部,产生使其一致的动作控制信号,通过通信部40连接到服务器50,处理通过通信部接收的服务器50的控制信息;存储器22,有ROM和RAM等,用于暂时存储所述CPU21的控制信息、使用者使用细节的数据和有关洗衣机异常状态的数据;以及定时器23,根据所述动作信号来测定洗衣机1各部的动作时间等。 Further, the control unit 20 comprises: CPU21, a control departments of the washing machine, it produces a control signal consistent operation, is connected to the server 50 via the communication unit 40, the processing server receives the control information via the communication unit 50; a memory 22, There ROM and a RAM for temporarily storing control information of the CPU21, the user data and using the data relating to the detail of the abnormal state of the washing machine; and a timer 23, in accordance with the operation of the washing machine 1 to determine the signal operation time of each portion .

所述动作驱动部30包括:驱动电机部31,响应控制部20的动作控制信号来驱动洗衣桶;致动器驱动部32,通过它来指示洗衣水的供给/排出;以及传感器部33,检测所述驱动电机部31和致动器驱动部32的动作,通过它将有关电气和洗衣水的消耗量的数据发送到控制部20。 The operation of the drive unit 30 comprises: a drive motor unit 31, the control unit 20 in response to operation of a control signal to drive the tub; actuator driving section 32, which is indicated by the washing water supplying / discharging; and a sensor unit 33 detects motor unit 31 and the operation of the actuator driving section 32 of the drive, sent to the control unit 20 by which the relevant electrical consumption data and the washing water.

此外,其特征在于,所述服务器50包括提高接收所述控制部20的数据并收集、数据库化存储的数据库51的构成,并周期性地发送有关根据使用者的使用模式的控制信息和有关洗衣机的异常状态的比较/分析数据。 In addition, wherein the server 50 including improving the control unit receives data 20 and the collection, database storage database constitute 51 and periodically send control information related to the user based on usage patterns and related washing machine Compare abnormal state / analysis data.

即,本发明通过将通信功能追加到洗衣机上而可以与因特网等通信网连接,通过监视并数据库化使用者在一定期间使用的洗衣机使用细节,对该信息进行分析/整理,将其结果反馈给使用者,来提供有关使水量、用电量、洗衣转数等的正确使用方法,此外,随时检测异常状态,并适当管理洗衣机。 That is, the present invention will be appended to the washing machine communication function and can be connected to a communication network such as the Internet, using the details of the washing machine by monitoring and database users in a certain period of use, the information analysis / sorting, and the results fed back to the users, to provide information about amount of water, with the proper use of electricity, laundry revolutions, etc., in addition, at any time detecting an abnormal state, and the proper management of the washing machine.

根据图2来说明这样构成的本发明的洗衣机运转信息提供方法。 Figure 2 illustrates a washing machine in accordance with the operation information thus be configured to provide a method of the present invention.

首先,在第1、第2、第3步骤中,使用者可完成与上述构筑的服务器50的通信功能,通过操作洗衣机1中设置的密钥输入部10的操作,所述洗衣机1进行洗衣行程(S1)。 First, in the first, second, and third step, the user can build a complete server communications above function 50, by operating the washing machine key input unit 10 is set in operation 1, wherein 1 is a laundry washing machine travel (S1). 随着所述洗衣机1的洗衣行程开始,控制部20内的CPU21检测该行程,通信部40使服务器50和洗衣机1连接(S2、S3)。 With a stroke of the laundry washing machine starts, the control unit detects the CPU21 20 within the stroke, the communication unit 40 so that the server 50 and washing machine connection (S2, S3).

在第4步骤中,所述服务器50通过在线因特网从连接的所述洗衣机1中取得有关用水量、用电量、洗衣转数等数据(S4)。 In the fourth step, the server 50 to obtain the relevant water from the washing machine connection 1 online Internet, electricity, laundry revolutions and other data (S4).

在第5步骤中,在所述洗衣行程结束并在所述服务器50取得所述数据后,通过通信部件使服务器50和洗衣机1的连接告一段落(S5)。 In the fifth step, the washing stroke end and, after the server 50 obtains the data, so that the server 50 through the communication unit 1 is connected to an end and the washing machine (S5).

在第6步骤中,服务器50整理所述收集的数据,将其数据化存储在数据库51中(S6)。 In the sixth step, the server 50 organize the collection of data, its data storage in the database 51 (S6).

然后,在第7、第8步骤中,服务器50每隔经过规定期间周期性地比较/分析数据库51内的数据(S7、S8),这里,周期通常按周或月为单位来预先设定。 Then, in the seventh, eighth step, the server 50 after a predetermined period every periodically compare / analyze data within the database 51 (S7, S8), where the cycle is usually weekly or monthly basis to preset.

在第9步骤中,所述服务器50根据所述比较/分析的数据来生成控制信息,使得洗衣机1可以在最佳的环境下工作(S9)。 In step 9, the server 50 according to the comparison / analysis of the data to generate the control information, so that the washing machine 1 can be operated (S9) under the best circumstances. 这里,所述控制信息指因使用者不同而异的使用模式,或包括与洗衣机的异常状态对应的管理信息。 Here, the control information indicates a user vary due to usage patterns, or include abnormal state management information corresponding to the washing machine.

在第10、第11步骤中,所述服务器50再次连接所述洗衣机1时,将所述控制信息传输到所述洗衣机1,使该控制信息被传送到控制部20内的CPU21。 At 10, step 11, the server 50 is connected to the washing machine again, the control information is transmitted to the washing machine, so that the control information is transferred to the control unit 20 within CPU21. 所述CPU21解释控制信息或进行适当处理后传输到输出部60,所述输出部60将该信息显示在画面上或用声音信号等输出到外部,以便使用者可以认知(S10、S11)。 The CPU21 interpreted appropriately treated or control information is transferred to the output unit 60, the output unit 60 displays the information on a screen or output audio signal, etc. to the outside, so that the user can cognition (S10, S11).

如以上说明,本发明的提供洗衣机运转信息和其系统针对使用者错误的使用模式提出正确的使用方法,可以实现最佳的选择环境,可以减少因使用者的错误使用模式造成的洗衣消耗费用,此外,通过监视管理洗衣机的异常状态等,具有提高可靠性和性能的效果。 As described above, the present invention provides a washing machine operating information and its system made correct use of the wrong use for the user mode, you can achieve the best choice environment, can reduce the cost of laundry consumption patterns due to user error caused by the use of, In addition, management of the washing machine by monitoring the abnormal status, with increased reliability and performance effects.

Classifications
International ClassificationG06Q50/00, G06Q10/00, G06F13/00, G05B19/042, D06F33/02, G06F19/00
Cooperative ClassificationG05B19/042, G05B2219/2633, D06F2210/00, D06F33/02, D06F2212/02, G05B2219/24055, G05B2219/34039
European ClassificationD06F33/02, G05B19/042
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