Detailed description of the invention
Below, the embodiment that present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying.
Fig. 1 is the structure of control terminal for air conditioner (remote controller) and the figure of key frame that represent present embodiment.Control terminal for air conditioner 10 possess touch-screen portion 11, infrared communication portion 12, data communication section 13, for turning back to the main button 14 of key frame.In the touch-screen portion 11 shown in Fig. 1, as initial display, have: the status bar 111 of communication state displaying, current time etc.; Represent the navigation bar 112 of current setting menu etc.; Demonstrate as present embodiment feature from represent operand image that the unit 117 of air conditioner body blows out wind namely dry 118 main display part 113; The tool bar 114 of various instrument can be selected; The labeling section 115 of special operation mode can be selected.
In main display part 113, except above-mentioned blowing 118, moving image can also be utilized to demonstrate the running status of the such indoor set inside of filter cleaning.In addition, in main display part 113, demonstrate the operation mode configuration part 116 to setting as the heating mode of basic operation mode, the selection of refrigeration mode and design temperature.In addition, moving image is also referred to as animation, is by the technology with multiple rest image performance motion such as comatic aberration shooting, is to make use of by continually varying picture, object and the mapping method of reproduction of moving that produces.
Blowing 118 as operand image demonstrates from representing that air conditioner 1(is with reference to Fig. 4) the unit 117 of indoor set (air conditioner body) blow out the state of wind.Blowing 118 uses the such concept of image, color wind show and express operation mode, wind direction, wind speed.Specifically, demonstrate air conditioner 1(with reference to Fig. 4) the running status of indoor set 2.
Such as, when heating mode, show with the warm colour of red colour system, when refrigeration mode, show with the cool colour of blue series.When wind speed be rapidly, show with heavy colour, when gentle breeze, show by light color.In addition, also wind speed can be shown by the length of blowing 118.In addition, will be explained below, when mist (vaporific fine droplet) operates, also can carry out animation display to the state of running and make to mix mist.
Control terminal for air conditioner 10 both can be with reference to Fig. 4 as air conditioner 1() the remote controller of special-purpose terminal, when in utilization with smart mobile phone being portable terminal device (being referred to as smart mobile phone below) such as the portable phones of representative, also from the dedicated web pages of manufacturer etc., can download as the necessary software of control terminal for air conditioner 10 and be used as remote controller.Fig. 1 represents the state of smart mobile phone that make use of and have infrared communication portion 12, data communication section 13.In the control terminal for air conditioner 10 that make use of smart mobile phone, there is common telephony feature, camera function, and there are camera 17, receipts words loudspeaker 18, microphone 19 etc.
Fig. 2 is the figure of the basic finger manipulation representing control terminal for air conditioner.In fig. 2, the finger manipulation in the touch-screen portion 11 of control terminal for air conditioner 10 is described.As operation, have following operation: with the touch operation of finger touch, the spring operation that plays picture with finger do, rub-a-dub strike with finger picture single-click operation, with finger rub-a-dub rub-a-dub strike for 2 times picture double click operation, operate with finger (after touching) drag operation of moving, the slide drawing picture with a finger, the two slides drawing picture with 2 fingers, the hoop expansion that operates the constriction that 2 fingers reduce the interval of finger from the state (touch condition) of amplification touch, point 2 interval pointed from state (touch condition) expansion reducing touch.If carry out any one in these operations, in the control part had in the terminal (remote controller) of touch-screen described later, identifying operation content, is transformed to operation signal and operation signal is sent to air conditioner body.In the control part of air conditioner body receiving this operation signal, operational situation is controlled.In the following description, the action name shown in Fig. 2 is used to be described.
Return Fig. 1, along with the operation of finger, the image change of the wind of one of operand image.Specifically, for the blowing 118 be presented in touch-screen portion 11, by being undertaken touching and the slide of movement or spring operation work etc. by user's finger etc., wind direction can be changed up and down, changing the power of wind speed.If carried out touch laggard line slip operation, then 118 states such as can blown from the left side shown in Fig. 1 of drying, input continuously a left side, left, in, right, right.
By carrying out double click operation to unit 117, air conditioner 1(can be carried out with reference to Fig. 4) ON/OFF (ON/OFF) operation of power supply.In addition, the blowout part of unit 117 shows closed condition when off status, shows the state opened when open state.And then, if touch unit 117 and carry out the operation of sliding a little to the right or left, then can rotate to side view from front elevation.User can look at the side view of unit 117, sets upper and lower wind direction.In addition, can by the blowout part to unit 117, drag operation is carried out in the motion that namely machine blowout wind is such indoor, carries out the on/off operation of power supply.
When changing to refrigeration mode from heating mode, if touch the display section of heating, then in the display of the left side display refrigeration of heating display, if user carries out spring operation work to refrigeration side, then refrigeration mode can be changed to.In addition, when change setting temperature, if touch the display section of temperature, then from touch part, sequentially show 22 ° of C, 21 ° of C, 20 ° of C in upside, and from touch part, sequentially show 24 ° of C, 25 ° of C, 26 ° of C in downside.If user, until the temperature of wishing carries out slide, leaves finger in the temperature of hope, then setting is changed.
Fig. 3 is the figure of the control module representing control terminal for air conditioner.In control terminal for air conditioner 10, the infrared communication portion 12 as input/output function, there is touch-screen portion 11, carrying out communicating with air conditioner body, carry out with external network the data communication section 13 that communicates, and there is control part 15, storage part 16.
Such as can realize touch-screen portion 11 by electrostatic capacitance mode.Electrostatic capacitance mode is the method for the change detecting the electrostatic capacitance produced owing to touching touch-screen, and its advantage by integrated with colorimetric sensor films for top outer cover, can be formed as dull and stereotyped shape thus.In the present embodiment, many touch-screens that can detect multiple coordinate are adopted.
Specifically, control part 15 is by the CPU(CPU according to program behavior) realize, control the picture display in touch-screen portion 11.In control part 15, have: identify that the operation in touch-screen portion 11 is operation identification parts 151 of which operation; Control the display control unit 152 of the display in touch-screen portion 11; Carry out the communication control unit 153 of the control of infrared communication portion 12 and data communication section 13; Carry out the basic air-conditioning configuration part 154 of the setting of the basic air-conditioning of refrigeration heating; Setting air conditioner body environment is set environment set portion 155 is set; The outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156 of the temperature of user's setting is adjusted to according to the prediction of outside air temperature; To the menu control portion 157 that the menu of timer function etc. manages; In touch screen operation, show the marking of control portion 158 of the menu for carrying out setting in detail.
In storage part 16, there is the initial settings information 161 of air conditioner body, basic air-conditioning set information 162, environment set information 163 is set, outside air temperature links air-conditioning set information 164.Initial settings information 161 is model, capacity, the variable amplitude of wind direction, the variable amplitude etc. of wind speed of the air conditioner that will control.Variable amplitude refers to the adjusting range based on machine, such as, refer to 3 sections of adjusting ranges or 5 sections of adjusting ranges.Initial settings information 161 can be registered in advance.In addition, if there is machine change etc., then can rewrite via data communication section 13 pairs of information.
In basic air-conditioning set information 1 62, store setting place (living room, parlor, bedroom etc.), running/halted state, the mode state of heating/refrigeration, design temperature, setting humidity, setting wind direction, wind speed setting etc.
Arranging in environment set information 163, store for be made air conditioner body arrange environment arrange environment be made information, setting place layout information and area information, air conditioner indoor set (air-conditioning), arrange the relevant unit information of the daily apparatus of environmental correclation, user's house type information of user's setting, user's setting put set information etc. for the user carrying out airconditioning control.With reference to Fig. 9 ~ Figure 13, detailed content will be described below.
In outside temperature linkage air-conditioning set information 164, store the outside air temperature information of forecasting comprising weather obtained from the weather prognosis system of outside via data communication section 13, the temperature be set by the user adjustment set information etc.With reference to Figure 14 ~ Figure 18, detailed content will be described below.
Then, the air conditioner 1 comprising control terminal for air conditioner 10 is described with reference to Fig. 4 ~ Fig. 6.
Fig. 4 is the integrally-built figure representing air conditioner.The air conditioner 1 indoor being carried out to air-conditioning is formed by with lower part: indoor set 2 disposed in the interior; Off-premises station 6 disposed in the outdoor; Remote-operated control terminal for air conditioner 10 is carried out to air conditioner 1; By the connecting pipings 8 that indoor set 2 and off-premises station 6 couple together.Off-premises station 6 possesses compressor (not shown), outdoor draft fan (not shown), outdoor heat converter (not shown) etc.The compressor of off-premises station 6 and outdoor heat converter pass through 2 refrigerant pipings (not shown) of connecting pipings 8, with indoor heat converter 33(reference Fig. 5 of indoor set 2 described later) be connected, make refrigerant circulation, play function as heat pump thus.
Fig. 5 is the figure of the side cross-sectional views representing the indoor set forming air conditioner.Indoor set 2 possesses: the indoor heat converter 33 being arranged on the middle body of framework pedestal 21; The indoor Air Blast fan 34 of the cross flow fan mode of the length roughly equal with the width of indoor heat converter 33 in the downstream of heat exchanger 33 disposed in the interior; The dew being received in the condensed water of condensation on indoor heat converter 33 receives ware 35.In addition, on the framework pedestal 21 of indoor set 2, be provided with filter 271,271a, up-down wind direction board 291,292, the basic internal structure body such as left and right wind direction board 295.By covering them with escutcheon 23, and front panel 25 is arranged on before escutcheon 23, thus in wrap in the framework 20(that is made up of framework pedestal 21, escutcheon 23, front panel 25 with reference to Fig. 4) form indoor set 2 middlely.
If indoor Air Blast fan 34 rotates, then flow into room air from the air suction inlet 27 of machine 2 disposed in the interior to indoor heat converter 33.In addition, by indoor heat converter 33 carried out temperature adjustment, humidity adjustment Air Conditioning by indoor Air Blast fan 34, flow in the blowing road 290 with the width roughly equal with the length of indoor Air Blast fan 34.Then, Air Conditioning by being configured in the left and right wind direction board 295 of midway, blowing road 290 and wind direction deflection to the left and right, and then, by up-down wind direction board 291, the 292 wind direction deflection being up and down configured in Air blowing mouth 29, and be blown into indoor.Air suction inlet 27 is made up of air intake portion, the front side 270a before the air intake portion, upside 270 on the set top at indoor set 2, machine disposed in the interior 2.
At this, the rotating shaft that the movable platen 251 being arranged on front panel 25 is configured to be arranged on bottom is rotated by drive motor (not shown) for fulcrum, when the running of air conditioner 1, opens front side air intake portion 270a.Thus, Air Conditioning, when the running of air conditioner 1, is also drawn in indoor set 2 from air intake portion, front side 270a.In addition, when the running of air conditioner 1 stops, carrying out control and movable platen 251 is rotated, close front side air intake portion 270a.Filter 271,271 a is used for removing and is included in from air intake portion 270, air intake portion, front side 270a on the upside of air suction inlet 27() dust the room air that sucks, and be configured to the suction side of covering chamber's inside heat exchanger 33.
Dew receives ware 35 and is configured in below the bottom of the both sides, front and back of indoor friendship interchanger 33, designed to be used when refrigeration operates or when dehumidifying operates, is received in the condensed water produced in indoor heat converter 33.The condensed water collected by dew reception ware 35 is discharged to outdoor by being arranged on the absorption pipe arrangement (not shown) of the inside of connecting pipings 8.
Be formed in the Air blowing mouth 29(reference Fig. 4 below escutcheon 23) be adjacent to be configured with the partitioning portion of front panel 25 with escutcheon 23, and communicate with the blowout wind path 290 of the inside of indoor set 2.2 up-down wind direction boards 291,292 are to be arranged on the rotating shaft at both ends for fulcrum, with from control terminal for air conditioner 10(remote controller) instruction accordingly, by drive motor (not shown), the angle of hope is turned to when the running of air conditioner, open Air blowing mouth 29, and remain this state.When the running of air conditioner 1 stops, carrying out control and up-down wind direction board 291,292 is rotated, close Air blowing mouth 29.In addition, up-down wind direction board 291,292 is configured in off position, roughly covers blowout wind path 290 and makes and become continuous with the bottom surface of indoor set 2.
Left and right wind direction board 295 to be arranged on the rotating shaft of bottom for fulcrum, with the instruction from control terminal for air conditioner 1 accordingly, by drive motor (not shown), turn to the angle of needs, and remain this state.Like this, the indoor set 2 of air conditioner 1 and the instruction from control terminal for air conditioner 10 are accordingly, make up-down wind direction board 291,292, left and right wind direction board 295 turns to the angle of needs, and Air Conditioning is blown out to the wind direction of hope from Air blowing mouth 29 with being partial to vertically and horizontally.In addition, by sending instruction from control terminal for air conditioner 10, can also in the operation process of air conditioner 1, make up-down wind direction board 291,292, left and right wind direction board 295 shakes, periodically periodically to the wide scope blowout Air Conditioning of indoor.
Indoor set 2, near air suction inlet 270a above, possesses the indoor set thermistor 211 detecting the temperature (hereinafter referred to as " intake air temperature ") being drawn into the room air of indoor set 2 from air suction inlet 27.In addition, indoor set 2 also can possess the indoor humidity sensor (not shown) detecting and be drawn into the humidity of the room air of indoor set 2 from air suction inlet 27.
In the side, bottom of the front panel 25 of indoor set 2, be configured with indoor set light transmission and reception unit 380(for transmission and reception infrared signal between indoor set 2 and control terminal for air conditioner 10 with reference to Fig. 6), show display unit 390(reference Fig. 4 of the operational situation of air conditioner 1).
Fig. 6 is the figure of the structure of the indoor set transmission and reception unit representing the indoor set forming air conditioner.Indoor set light transmission and reception unit 380 is formed by with lower part: the IR receiver 381 receiving the infrared signal from control terminal for air conditioner 10; Central authorities to the indoor being provided with indoor set 2 send the central transmitting element 382 of infrared signal; Left side to the indoor being provided with indoor set 2 sends the left transmitting element 383 of infrared signal; Right side to the indoor being provided with indoor set 2 sends the right transmitting element 384 of infrared signal.In addition, IR is writing a Chinese character in simplified form of InfraRed.
In addition, indoor set 2 possesses control substrate (not shown) in the power equipment (not shown) of inside, and this control substrate is provided with microcomputer (not shown), storage device (not shown).Microcomputer receives from the signal of indoor set thermistor 211, the various sensor of indoor humidity sensor, and via indoor set light transmission and reception unit 380(IR receiver 381) receive infrared signal from control terminal for air conditioner 10.
Microcomputer is according to these signals, drive motor, the drive motor of movable platen 251, the drive motor of up-down wind direction board 291,292, the drive motor etc. of left and right wind direction board 295 of Air Blast fan 3 in control room, and the electric wire via connecting pipings 8 carries out and off-premises station 6(compressor, outdoor draft fan etc.) communication, unified indoor set 2 and off-premises station 6 to be controlled.In addition, microcomputer can via indoor set light transmission and reception unit 380(central authorities transmitting element 382, left transmitting element 383, right transmitting element 384) send infrared signal to control terminal for air conditioner 10.
Then, the various establishing methods in control terminal for air conditioner 10 are illustrated.
< substrate air-conditioning setting >
Fig. 7 is the figure of the setting operation representing wind direction and air rate adjustment.Suitably be described with reference to Fig. 3.Fig. 7 (a) and (b) are figure that the front elevation of the unit 117 representing machine 2 indoor carries out operating, and Fig. 7 (c), (d) are the figure that the general lateral figure of the unit 117 representing machine 2 indoor carries out operating.
Operation shown in Fig. 7 (a) is the situation used the blowing 118 of the left wind direction shown in finger touch Fig. 1 and slide to upper right.As comparative example, in the remote controller of key mode, when setting from left to right wind direction, carry out the operation of " left → left → in → right → right ", in addition when from bottom to top, carry out " under → slightly under → in → slightly in → on " operation, need repeatedly to press wind direction button.On the other hand, in the present embodiment, as long as carry out slide with finger to blowing 118, just can change setting wind direction and wind speed.
The coordinate position (hereinafter referred to as touch coordinate position) of the touch part in touch-screen portion 11 is detected in operation identification part 151, the reference position that preset of basic air-conditioning configuration part 154 according to unit 117, the relation of touch coordinate position, determine wind direction, such as, the wind direction information in the basic air-conditioning set information 162 of storage part 16 is changed from left to right.In addition, the information (modification information) after change is sent to indoor set 2 via communication control unit 153, infrared communication portion 12 by basic air-conditioning configuration part 154 together with the identifying information of control terminal for air conditioner 10.If the indoor set received 2 identifies the identifying information of control terminal for air conditioner 10, then modification information is rewritten in the memory of indoor set 2, and controls wind direction to the right.In following operation, can control as Fig. 7 (a) the instruction of indoor set 2, therefore omit the description.
Operation shown in Fig. 7 (b), to two wind direction, therefore, is with 2 finger touch blowing 118 and carries out binding round situation about expanding.According to the degree of the width at the interval of finger, the wind direction of two wind direction once can be set.
Operation shown in Fig. 7 (c), (d) is the operation that the general lateral figure of the unit 117 of machine 2 indoor carries out, and first, Fig. 7 (c) is the figure demonstrating unit 117 when initial finger carries out touching to unit 117 and slides to the right rotatably.Thereby, it is possible to see the blowout state of current blowing 118 from roughly side.As shown in Fig. 7 (d), user touches blowing 118 and slides, and can adjust wind direction up and down thus.
When changing wind speed, along with the operation of finger, the image of wind changes.Such as, in Fig. 7 (a), blowing 118 is touched, according to the acceleration of downward Slideslip, can wind speed be adjusted.When also wind speed from " quiet " to " rapidly " being adjusted, as comparative example, in the remote controller of key mode, must " rapidly → strong → weak → micro-→ quiet " repeatedly press wind speed button in this wise.On the other hand, in the present embodiment, in touch blowing 118, and when sliding hastily to downside, can once change to " rapidly ".In addition, in the adjustment of wind speed, also can detect according to displacement when sliding.
Fig. 8 is the figure representing the setting operation that mist operates.As shown in Figure 8 (a), if by the labeling section 115 on the right side of the picture in finger touch touch-screen portion 11, then demonstrate the menu of labeling section 115.In a menu, demonstrate the additional function of running, the mist running having blowout mist, the degerming running physically getting rid of microorganism, save electric power environmental protection running, carry out the purification running of purification of air, cleaning running etc. that filter is cleaned.At this, operate as example with mist, description operation method.
As shown in Figure 8 (b) shows, if wish the menu of the mist of the additional function run with finger touch, and carry out drag operation to the unit 117 of blowing 118 or indoor set 2, then as shown in Fig. 8 (c), start to carry out mist running, as operational situation, blowing 118 demonstrates multiple points that blowout shows mist animation.
In addition, when have selected the additional function of filter cleaning, also can in the front elevation of the unit 117 of indoor set 2, animation ground display hairbrush carries out the appearance of cleaning.
According to the present embodiment, control terminal for air conditioner 10 can identify the so basic airconditioning control state of operation mode, wind direction, wind speed instantaneously simultaneously, therefore, it is possible to shorten the time identified required for state of a control.In addition, the internal state of the such indoor set 2 of cleaning inside, filter cleaning can be identified, can reassurance be provided for user.
In addition, wind direction, wind speed can being inputted by the continuous print once-through operation of finger simultaneously, the time that the operation for adjusting spends can being shortened.That is, relative to the touch-tone remote controller as comparative example, can pass through once to input the setting operation just completing repeatedly key-press input, therefore, it is possible to shorten the time operating and spend.And then, can simply and intuitively the various setting such as wind direction, wind speed of air conditioner 1 is operated.
In the example above, indicate by carrying out to picture the example that touch operation controls wind direction etc., but the sound identifying function that also portable terminal devices such as smart mobile phone can be used to possess controls.As the situation of being undertaken controlling by voice recognition, the result that the display operation screen relevant with the control that voice recognition goes out and sound identify on picture.Thereby, it is possible to confirm whether automatic recognition result meets the intention of consumer.
On picture, also demonstrate the result how gone out according to this voice recognition control.Owing to like this result that voice recognition goes out being shown as image, so when these displays do not meet the intention of user, can be revised by the touch operation described in the above-described embodiments.Such as, in the result gone out according to voice recognition, identify wind direction to the right when, demonstrate the image representing current wind direction, therefore, under the state touching the image representing wind direction, finger tip can be made to slide to the wind direction of hope and revise.
Thereby, it is possible to by more simple and extremely careful air-conditioning setting is carried out in shirtsleeve operation.
< arranges environment set >
Above, in order to carry out airconditioning control for the purpose of comfortableness, energy saving, and by each sensor such as infrared ray sensor, radiation, voice recognition etc., grasp the action of air conditioner surroundings, resident family, but identify not restriction.It is desirable to and then improve comfortableness, energy saving.
For this reason, illustrating in the basic air-conditioning setting above can further by simply and the example of the superfine setting caused is carried out in operation intuitively.
Below, the establishing method arranging environment of indoor set 2 is described in Fig. 9 ~ Figure 12, uses Figure 13 that the establishing method carrying out floor plan air conditioning mode according to set floor plan is described.
Fig. 9 is the figure of the input operation representing the layout information arranging environmental information.Suitably be described with reference to Fig. 1, Fig. 3.If touch the tool bar 114 of control terminal for air conditioner 10, then there is the menu that environmental information input is set, if select it, then in touch-screen portion, show the picture of the environment set shown in Fig. 9 (a).In environment set, the position of the air-conditioning to layout selection, area selection, indoor set 2, the position of daily apparatus be associated and the orientation in living room, bedroom etc. is needed to set.
In Fig. 9 (a), if user is with finger touch " layout ", then show " layout " picture shown in Fig. 9 (b).In this picture, the general shape in the room of using air-condition can be specified.If user selects L-shaped, and touch the soft-key button of " decision ", then show the picture of Fig. 9 (c).In Fig. 9 (c), when carrying out the careful adjustment of shape, dragging if pinch limit, then can change.In addition, if user touches the soft-key button of " decision ", then the picture of Fig. 9 (d) is shown.In Fig. 9 (d), shape roughly can be set.Specifically, if touch limit and slide, the size in room can be changed.In addition, if user touches the soft-key button of " decision ", then Figure 10 is proceeded to.
Figure 10 is the figure of the input operation representing the area information arranging environmental information.Figure 10 (a) is the picture that layout selects the environment set after terminating.Demonstrate and selected by layout and the L-shaped in the room selected.If user with finger touch " area ", then shows " area " picture as shown in Figure 10 (b).The area roughly in the room of using air-condition can be set.In addition, after setting, if user touches the soft-key button of " decision ", then proceed to Figure 11.
Figure 11 is the figure of the input operation representing the position of the air-conditioning arranging environmental information and the configuration of articles for daily use.Figure 11 (a) is the picture that area selects the environment set after terminating.In the hurdle of " area ", demonstrate selected " about 16 Tatami (about 26m
2) ".If user with finger touch " position of air-conditioning, articles for daily use ", then shows " position of air-conditioning, the articles for daily use " picture shown in Figure 11 (b).In Figure 11 (b), position, the articles for daily use of air-conditioning can be configured with dragging.Figure 11 (c) is by the picture of arbitrary furniture disposal behind arbitrary position.If configuration finishes, when user touches the soft-key button of " decision ", proceed to Figure 12.
Figure 12 is the figure arranging the end of input picture of environmental information representing control terminal for air conditioner.In the room of the L-shaped shown in Figure 12, be configured with air-conditioning 121(indoor set 2), the desk 123 in TV 122, living room, living room sofa 124, table for dining room 125, tableware rack 126, built-in kitchen 127.When needs change input transaction, such as, when configuration is changed in hope, the hurdle of " position of air-conditioning, articles for daily use " again can be touched.If user confirms input transaction, think configuration can and touch the soft-key button of " decision ", then terminate a succession of input that environment is set.Thus, the environment set that air-conditioning is set and floor plan is completed.
The floor plan completed is stored as the user's floor plan information arranged in environment set information 163 shown in Fig. 3.In addition, to be made information corresponding with Fig. 9 (a) for the environment that arranges arranging in environment set information 163 shown in Fig. 3, and layout information is corresponding with Fig. 9 (b), and area information is corresponding with Figure 10 (b), unit information and Figure 11 (b) information.
Figure 13 is the figure of the setting operation of the some temperature adjustment representing floor plan air conditioning mode.Suitably be described with reference to Figure 12.If have selected other functions of the toolbar 114 of Fig. 1, and select floor plan air conditioning mode, then as shown in Figure 13 (a), recall the floor plan completed in fig. 12, show current operation of air conditioner situation.In Figure 13 (a), if user touches arbitrary position, then according to its position and number of taps, can set point air conditioning area.
Figure 13 (b) is the situation of the position with finger touch built-in kitchen 127, the air-conditioning design temperature of entirety can be set as-1 ° of C.Equally, Figure 13 (c) is two situations about touching, and the air-conditioning design temperature of entirety can be set as-2 ° of C.And then Figure 13 (d) is 3 situations about touching touched for 3 times, the air-conditioning design temperature of entirety can be set as-3 ° of C.
When some setting, environment set portion 155(being set with reference to Fig. 3) wind direction that automatically becomes twocouese controls.From Figure 13 (d) Suo Shi, to the position from air-conditioning 12 1 internally kitchen 127 prevailing wind direction, control to the wind of the secondary wind direction of dining room desk 125.
In the example shown in Figure 13 (b) ~ (d), when change setting temperature, can with the number of times of " point " of touch point air conditioning area as one man, "-1 →-2 →-3 →+3 →+2 →+1 " circulates like that.Thereby, it is possible to for the air-conditioning design temperature of entirety, pole sets design temperature meticulously.
At this, describe the example carrying out temperature setting with number of taps accordingly, but be not limited to this, such as also can adjust bar (not shown) by displays temperature when having carried out knocking, temperature setting is carried out by the slide block in this temperature adjustment bar, or when there is no slide block, by knocking the temperature be presented in bar, temperature setting can also be carried out.
In addition, in fig. 13, illustrate the example in parlor, but by touch navigation bar 112(with reference to Fig. 1) the triangular arrowheads of left and right, registered set-up site and parlor, room 1, room 2 can be selected.
Figure 19 is the figure of the handling process representing the setting operation arranging environmental information and temperature adjustment.The figure of Figure 19 (a) to be the figure of the handling process representing the setting operation arranging environmental information, Figure 19 (b) be handling process representing the setting operation that temperature adjusts.Suitably be described with reference to Fig. 3.
In Figure 19 (a), environment set portion 155 is set when arranging environmental information input request, display environment setting screen (with reference to Fig. 9 (a)) (step S71).If arrange environment set portion 155 to identify via operation identification part 151 and knock (step S72 to the layout of the picture demonstrated, layout), then display layout's setting screen (with reference to Fig. 9 (b)) (step S73), judges whether to have carried out determining (step S74).Environment set portion 155 (step S74 when having carried out determining is set, Yes), layout information is registered in and arranges in environment set information 163 by user, proceed to step S79, judge whether the setting of floor plan completes, when floor plan does not complete (step S79, No), turn back to step S72.In addition, in step S74, environment set portion 155 (step S74, No) when not determining being set, turning back to step S73.
Then, if arrange environment set portion 155 to identify via operation identification part 151 and knock (step S72 to the area of the picture demonstrated, area), then show area setting screen (with reference to Figure 10 (b)) (step S75), judge whether to have carried out determining (step S76).Environment set portion 1 55 (step S76 when having carried out determining is set, Yes), the area information that user inputs being registered in arranges in environment set information 1 63, proceed to step S79, judge whether the setting of floor plan completes, when floor plan does not complete (step S79, No), turn back to step S72.In addition, in step S76, environment set portion 155 (step S76, No) when not determining being set, turning back to step S75.
Then, if arrange environment set portion 155 via operation identification part 151 identify the position of the air-conditioning to the picture demonstrated, articles for daily use knock (step S72, configuration), then show the configuration setting screen (with reference to Figure 11 (b)) (step S77) that the configuration of air-conditioning, articles for daily use is set, judge whether to have carried out determining (step S78).Environment set portion 1 55 (step S78 when having carried out determining is set, Yes), being registered in by the configuration information that user inputs arranges in environment set information 163, proceed to step S79, judge whether the setting of floor plan completes, when floor plan does not complete (step S79, No), turn back to step S72.In addition, in step S78, environment set portion 155 (step S78, No) when not determining being set, turning back to step S77.
In step S79, if arrange the completion notice (step S79, Yes) that environment set portion 155 has accepted the environment set the completed input representing floor plan, be then registered as user's floor plan information that environment set information 163 is set, end process.
In Figure 19 (b), environment set portion 155 is set when the startup request having floor plan air conditioning mode, display floor plan air conditioning mode picture (with reference to Figure 13 (a)) (step S81).If arrange environment set portion 155 to identify knocking (step S82, Yes) the optional position of the picture demonstrated via operation identification part 151, then proceed to step S83, do not identify knock time (step S82, No), then return step S82, wait to be entered.
Arranging environment set portion 155 sets by the relative temperature (step S83) corresponding with number of taps of the position of knocking, wind direction (prevailing wind direction, secondary wind direction) is decided according to by the relation of the position of the position of knocking and air-conditioning, and be registered as the user that environment set information 163 is set and put set information, and wind direction and temperature information are sent to indoor set 2(step S84).In addition, the end notification (step S85) that environment set portion 155 judges whether to have accepted floor plan air conditioning mode is set, when not accepting end notification, turns back to step S82, when having accepted end notification, ending process.
According to the present embodiment, owing to can identify by indoor set 2 the careful indoor environment information that sensor cannot obtain, so the superfine airconditioning control caused can be carried out, can enjoy the comfort, the air conditioner surroundings of power saving.
In addition, due to can point control be carried out, can simply and intuitively carry out operating and carry out the superfine air-conditioning setting caused, making such as to carry out more powerful refrigeration to kitchen with a western exposure, seeing that the broad area of TV does not but become so cold etc. simultaneously.
In the example above, mainly illustrate the example being set indoor layout by layout setting screen, but also can to use with smart mobile phone be the terminal with camera-enabled of representative, from camera images, set layout.If layout can be set like this from camera images, be then useful for being difficult to use the user of the function of this smart mobile phone.
Specifically, the camera possessed by portable terminal device is photographed to room, automatically identifies the image information of this photography, can use in the control of air conditioner.
As the embodiment that this automatically identifies, if carry out touch operation to the software keys controlled according to not shown camera image information identifying information be presented in actions menu picture etc., then the camera that portable terminal device possesses starts and starts to photograph.
Be configured to automatically be identified by the image information of pre-prepd image recognition software to this photography, be made room pattern diagram (comprise the width in room, highly, the configuration of furniture etc.), according to this figure (image) information, control air conditioner.
As an example of image-recognizing method at this moment, prepare the model of furniture, household electrical appliances (desk, chair, shelf, refrigerator) etc. in advance, carry out shape extracting, pattern-recognition, determine the attribute of display object in the picture.But, be not limited to this, general image-recognizing method can certainly be adopted.
When above-mentioned photography, if install the camera-enabled can carrying out 3D photography, or possess the function being made graphics according to multiple image, then more precisely can carry out space identity, be useful for reproducing layout truly.
When above-mentioned like that carry out automatically identifying to room, also can be configured to generating, showing for showing the picture confirming recognition result (floor plan in such as room or how many areas, height etc.), admit to determine to it by software keys operation, or as above-mentioned example, can be revised layout by layout setting screen.At this, illustrate and operate by software keys the example carrying out admitting, but when not needing to revise, also automatically can carry out without admitting storing, setting.
As described above, layout can be set according to camera images, therefore, eliminate the trouble selecting furniture in layout setting screen, there is setting and become simple effect.
< outside air temperature interlock air-conditioner temperature setting >
As comparative example, when touch-tone remote controller, there is timer setting, but the superfine setting caused cannot be carried out.Such as, (1), in the operation process of air-conditioning equipment, in the morning and evening in summer, outside is more nice and cool, very warm etc. on daytime in winter, carries out the waste running of air-conditioning equipment sometimes.(2) at h.d. setting in summer timer, but cross the late into the night cold or overheated and situation that is that again wake up is quite a few, cannot carry out can the setting of comfortable sleeping timer.Now, the time setting that stop depends on the sensation of user.
In the past, according to the past experience of user, carry out the input action time according to feeling roughly.To this, in the present embodiment, be configured to the temperature setting for airconditioning control and the setting duration of runs, diagram is with reference to information.
According to this reference information, relatively can input the effect desired by user, thereby, it is possible to the trouble of user when alleviating setting.
In addition, user can see setting content in analog.Specifically, illustrate by when design temperature with reference to Figure 14 ~ Figure 18, utilize outside air temperature Rendering, and the situation of temperature setting can be carried out by the operation of simple, intuitive.
Figure 14 represents that design temperature adjusts the figure of the example of (outside air temperature interlock air conditioning mode) based on outside air temperature prediction in control terminal for air conditioner.Figure 15 is the figure of other setting examples representing outside air temperature interlock air conditioning mode.Suitably be described with reference to Fig. 3.Figure 14 predicts Figure 141 for outside air temperature, carries out temperature setting in a room to indoor, carries out the example of the situation of closing setting when going out.Figure 15 predicts Figure 142 for the outside air temperature comprising weather forecast information, setting fixed temperature the example of situation.In any case, set different from the timer as comparative example, it is characterized in that: user can predict Figure 141,142 with reference to outside air temperature, controlled by the continuous print temperature setting of each stipulated time.In addition, the control of each stipulated time refers to do not make cumbrous degree to indoor set 2, such as, according to the temperature adjustment set information (the outside air temperature interlock air-conditioning set information 164 with reference to Fig. 3) of user's setting, within every 5 minutes, 10 minutes, controls.
If select other functions of the tool bar 114 of Fig. 1, and select outside air temperature interlock airconditioning control pattern, then show the outside air temperature shown in Figure 14 and predict Figure 141.Outside air temperature predicts that Figure 141 adjusts configuration part 156 to store at any time from the outside air temperature information of forecasting comprising weather that the weather prognosis system of outside obtains via data communication section 13 and obtain based on this outside air temperature information of forecasting by the outside air temperature temperature that links.
In fig. 14, user predicts Figure 141 with reference to outside air temperature, carries out slide, left finger at 8: 1 with finger to the design temperature in morning.In addition, go out by day, with finger, 15: 1 that go home are touched, then carry out slide.As long as temperature setting and the setting duration of runs of the airconditioning control of today like this, just can be carried out.Outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156 is according to the positional information in the touch-screen portion 11 of operation identification part 151, touch is once identified, when not identifying touch, being automatically identified as and closing control, if again identify touch, be then automatically identified as out control.
Figure 15 is the example of another temperature setting, is following state, and namely user predicts Figure 142 with reference to outside air temperature, the design temperature of energy efficiency temperature recommendation is set to the such fixed temperature of 28 ° of C, carries out horizontal slide with finger to picture.By touching the temperature adjustment set information of the user once set on picture, such as, can improve temperature when upward sliding, and can temperature be reduced when slide downward.
In fig .15, outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156 can be identified when refrigeration mode, when design temperature is 28 ° of more than C, control as refrigeration mode, but due at 14: 1, outside air temperature predicts that Figure 142 is less than design temperature, control so carry out pass, owing to predicting that Figure 142 becomes more than design temperature again, so carry out out control at 17: 1 outside air temperatures.In addition, when heating mode, open and control and close control to be the control contrary with refrigeration mode.
Figure 16 is the figure of the setting operation of the temperature adjustment represented based on outside air temperature prediction.Figure 16 represents the setting operation of the adjustment of the temperature before and after going to bed.User, by while predict Figure 141 with reference to outside air temperature, carries out slide with finger to air-conditioning design temperature, can carry out variable temperature setting.By touching moment hurdle part, the right and left being engraved in picture when can make moves up.As described in fig. 14, outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156 is when the temperature of outside Temperature prediction Figure 141 is lower than design temperature, and automatically shut down (close and control).
Figure 17 is the figure of the ON/OFF setting operation of the temperature adjustment represented based on outside air temperature prediction.To be morning make air conditioner 1 operate to Figure 17 to working, time for school, the example of setting operation when starting the running of air conditioner 1 evening when child goes home.By not drawing arbitrary place (not carrying out slide), automatically can adjust configuration part 156 by outside air temperature interlock temperature and identifying the time of wishing the operation of air conditioner stopping air conditioner 1.In addition, in fig. 17, the dotted line of heart-shaped finger represents the state pointed and leave from touch-screen portion 11.
Figure 18 is the figure of other setting operations of the temperature adjustment represented based on outside air temperature prediction.Figure 18 is as described in fig .15, add weather forecast display, and temperature setting is immutable, and carries out the situation of constant temperature setting.Also when the display section of the temperature to picture touches, the scroll bar of upper and lower temperature can be shown, such as, when 28 ° of C places carry out double click operation, carry out constant temperature setting.Wherein, the design temperature bar of 28 ° of shown C can be made to move up and down and design temperature.Outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156, when design temperature is higher than outside air temperature, when refrigeration mode, carries out setting and automatically stopping.
According to Figure 18, for the temperature of outside air temperature prognostic chart, shown the dwell time that can identify at a glance under certain design temperature by annotation.In addition, according to Figure 18, if design temperature such as to be brought up to 29.3 ° of C, then the display section (part that dense color belt represents) on operation of air conditioner hurdle shortens.
Outside air temperature interlock temperature adjustment configuration part 156 finishes the reservation of temperature adjustment user after, via communication control unit 153, infrared communication portion 12, by outside air temperature, the temperature adjustment set information (with reference to Fig. 3) linked in air-conditioning set information 164 is sent to indoor set 2.Send data be moment t1, design temperature T1, moment t2, design temperature T2 ... moment tn, design temperature Tn(n are integer values), close moment, the moment of opening.In addition, also can such as within every 10 minutes, make to reduce the capacity sending data by being constantly set to.Indoor set 2 adjusts set information and be stored in storage inside portion using from the transmission data of control terminal for air conditioner 10 as user's temperature, by with indoor set thermistor 211(with reference to Fig. 5) temperature compare, control.In addition, in the control of indoor set 2, such as, also can be set the design temperature in the moment between moment t1 and moment t2 by linear interpolation etc.
Control terminal for air conditioner 10 shown in Fig. 1 of present embodiment possesses: storage part 16(is with reference to Fig. 3), store the set information comprising wind direction and wind speed to air conditioner body; Control part 15(is with reference to Fig. 3), 118 being presented in touch-screen portion 11 from representing that namely operand image that the unit 117 of air conditioner body blows out wind dries, will comprising according to touching operand image and the operation of movement and the set information of the wind direction that changes and wind speed is stored in storage part; Communication unit (such as infrared communication portion 12), is sent to above-mentioned air conditioner body by the set information after changing.Therefore, it is possible to by the operation of simple, intuitive, carry out the various settings of the wind direction of air conditioner, wind speed etc.
As another example that above-mentioned timer sets, also can on picture the image of display simulation clock, by touching hour hand, minute hand, make pin rotate to the position of the time of hope and carry out timer setting.In addition, if user utilizes above-mentioned sound identifying function to carry out timer setting by sound, then also can show above-mentioned simulated clock simulation clock and carry out timer setting.
In the above description, the setting operation program set information set with touch-screen portion being sent to the control terminal for air conditioner of the body of air conditioner, the establishing method of airconditioning control and airconditioning control is mainly described.At this, if above-mentioned embodiment example is expressed as the setting operation program set information set with touch-screen portion being sent to the airconditioning control of the control terminal for air conditioner of the body of air conditioner, be then summarized as follows.Certainly a following just example, is not limited to this.
(1) a setting operation program for the airconditioning control performed by the control part in control terminal for air conditioner using the set information of touch-screen portion setting to be sent to air conditioner body, is characterized in that comprising:
Operand image from the unit blowout wind representing above-mentioned air conditioner body is presented in above-mentioned touch-screen portion,
To comprise according to touch aforesaid operations object images and the set information of the operation of movement and the above-mentioned wind direction that changes and wind speed is stored in the storage part of above-mentioned control terminal for air conditioner,
By the communication unit in above-mentioned control terminal for air conditioner, send the set information after changing to above-mentioned air conditioner body.
(2) the setting operation program of the airconditioning control recorded according to (1), is characterized in that:
In above-mentioned storage part, also store the layout information that environment is set for being made above-mentioned air conditioner body, this arrange the unit information of the articles for daily use of the area information of environment and above-mentioned air conditioner body and life,
As operation mode, above-mentioned control part has the floor plan air conditioning mode arranging environment based on above-mentioned air conditioner body,
When had to above-mentioned floor plan air conditioning mode the setting request of environment is set, sequentially the selection picture based on above-mentioned layout information, the selection picture based on above-mentioned area information and the configuring request picture that employs said units information are presented in above-mentioned touch-screen portion
According to the screen operation in above-mentioned touch-screen portion, the configuration information of the above-mentioned air conditioner body arranged in the above-mentioned floor plan information of above-mentioned air conditioner body, this floor plan and above-mentioned articles for daily use is registered in above-mentioned storage part as the floor plan information of user.
(3) the setting operation program of the airconditioning control recorded according to (2), is characterized in that:
Above-mentioned control part when there being the running request to above-mentioned floor plan air conditioning mode,
The operand image of the above-mentioned floor plan floor plan information according to above-mentioned user registered is presented in described touch-screen portion,
In the above-mentioned floor plan of display, when the optional position of carrying out air-conditioning operation to hope has carried out knocking operation, accordingly, the position of this being knocked and temperature have changed and have been stored in above-mentioned storage part for the position of knocking with this and this number of times knocked,
In the above-mentioned position of setting, show the operand image from the unit blowout wind representing above-mentioned air conditioner body.
(4) the setting operation program of the airconditioning control recorded according to (1), is characterized in that:
As operation mode, above-mentioned control part has the outside air temperature interlock air conditioning mode carrying out the reservation of design temperature based on outside air temperature prediction,
When there being the reserve requests to said external temperature interlock air conditioning mode, receive outside air temperature information of forecasting from external system,
According to above-mentioned outer gas Temperature prediction information, the outside air temperature prognostic chart relevant with time and temperature is presented in above-mentioned touch-screen portion,
If on the picture in above-mentioned touch-screen portion, receive the slide drawn in order to the time reservation design temperature to the future that will preengage, then the time of above-mentioned slide process and design temperature be registered in above-mentioned storage part as subscription information,
And when not receiving touch operation from above-mentioned slide, when not receiving above-mentioned touch operation, be registered as above-mentioned subscription information by stopping the setting of power supply.