DE102014215660A1 - Dishwasher, in particular household dishwasher with a rotatably mounted optical detection means - Google Patents

Dishwasher, in particular household dishwasher with a rotatably mounted optical detection means

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DE102014215660A1
DE102014215660A1 DE102014215660.2A DE102014215660A DE102014215660A1 DE 102014215660 A1 DE102014215660 A1 DE 102014215660A1 DE 102014215660 A DE102014215660 A DE 102014215660A DE 102014215660 A1 DE102014215660 A1 DE 102014215660A1
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Peter Bosen
Markus Pfeifferer
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Abstract

The invention relates to a dishwasher, in particular household dishwasher (1), comprising a washing compartment (3), which is designed to receive items to be washed (17, 17a, 17b), a container (2) delimiting the washing compartment (3), a pump (6), which is designed for circulating rinsing liquid in the container (2), a rinsing program control device (9), which is designed for executing at least one rinsing program and for controlling the pump (6), and at least one with the rinsing program Control device (9) connected optical detection means (15, 15a-15c), which is adapted to optically detect at least a space portion of the washing compartment (3), wherein the washing program control device (9) is formed on the basis of the by the optical detection means ( 15, 15a-15c) in the washing compartment (3), to adapt the washing program, and the optical detecting means (15, 15a-15c) within the container (2) rotatable is stored, such that depending on the position and / or the position of the optical detection means (15, 15a-15c) different space portions of the washing compartment (3) by the optical detection means (15, 15a-15c) are detected.

Description

  • The invention relates to a dishwasher, in particular domestic dishwasher, comprising a washing compartment, which is designed to receive items to be washed, a container delimiting the washing compartment, a pump, which is designed to circulate washing liquid in the container, a washing program control device, which Execution of at least one washing program and is designed to drive the pump, and at least one connected to the wash program control device optical detection means, which is adapted to detect at least a space portion of the washing compartment optically, wherein the washing program control device is formed, based on the optical detection means detected state in the washing compartment to adjust the wash program.
  • The US 2012/0138092 A1 describes a method for controlling a dishwasher, comprising a washing chamber for dishes to be cleaned with a pull-out dish rack and an image pick-up device with a field of view at least on a part of the washing chamber. In this method, images of smaller portions of the washing chamber are repeatedly recorded while the dish rack is inserted into the washing chamber. The repetitive recording of images is synchronized with the movement of the crockery basket. On the basis of the repeatedly recorded images of the various sections of the washing chamber, those areas of the dishware containing dishes are determined.
  • The object of the invention is to provide a dishwasher, in particular household dishwasher, in which an optical detection of the washing compartment can be carried out with simple and / or cost-effective optical detection means, in particular in an improved manner.
  • The object of the invention is achieved by a dishwasher, in particular domestic dishwasher, comprising a washing compartment which is designed to receive items to be washed, such as crockery and / or cutlery, a container delimiting the washing compartment, a pump for circulating washing liquid is formed in the container, a washing program control device, which is designed to execute at least one washing program and for controlling the pump, and at least one connected to the wash program control device optical detection means, which is adapted to optically detect at least one space portion of the washing compartment, wherein the rinsing program control device is adapted to adjust the rinsing program based on the state detected in the rinsing room by the optical detecting means, and the optical detecting means is rotatably supported inside the container, such that depending on the For the position and / or the position of the optical detection means, different spatial sections of the washing compartment are detected by the optical detection means.
  • A rinsing program can for example specify the total duration of a rinsing process and / or the execution of pre-rinsing cycles, skin rinses or drying processes. In addition, a rinse program, for example, the temperature of the rinsing liquid and / or the dosage of chemical cleaning agents, i. Control rinsing agents, such as powder or tabs and / or rinse aid, and control a regeneration of ion exchangers for softening supplied tap water. The dishwasher can in principle have several different washing programs. The various wash programs may be characterized by differently selected and / or different duration rinses performed.
  • The rinse program controller may have one or more rinse programs. For example, the wash program control device may include an electronic control circuit having an electronic memory in which the one or more wash programs are stored.
  • The optical detection means is designed to optically detect at least one space section of the washing compartment. The detected by the optical detection means state can be transmitted to the washing program control device, for example via an electrical connection, such as a cable or alternatively wirelessly. In the flushing program control device, the state detected by the optical detection means can be automatically evaluated. Thus, for example, the state in the washing compartment can be evaluated in terms of which quantities of items to be washed are present in the washing room. Thus, the number of crockery parts and / or cutlery parts can be estimated or even determined, in particular automatically, for example, determined by an image analysis in its number and / or position or location. Alternatively or additionally, the degree of soiling on the items to be washed can also be estimated or even determined, in particular automatically, for example determined by an image evaluation.
  • The various space portions of the washing compartment may in particular be sectors that are illuminated by the optical detecting means in an angular range predetermined by the type of the optical detecting means. The different space portions of the washing compartment, in particular the sectors can be swept over because of the rotatable mounting of the optical detection means, so that by the movement of the optical detection means a significantly larger space portion of the washing compartment is detected, as with a fixed detection means.
  • By the optical detection means is rotatably mounted within the container, such that depending on the position and / or the position of the optical detection means different space portions of the washing compartment are detected by the optical detection means, in particular the type of individual, instantaneous loading of the washing compartment with dishes and / or the degree of soiling of the individual, current items to be washed in the washing compartment can be better detected. Thus, the different room sections of the washing compartment can be detected from different directions and / or perspectives. A detection of the load and / or the degree of contamination is thus much more reliable possible. In particular, the different spatial sections of the washing compartment can be detected by means of a single optical detection means from different directions, angles and / or perspectives, where otherwise would otherwise be required several permanently installed optical detection means. By the optical detection means is rotatably mounted within the container, such that depending on the position and / or the position of the optical detection means different space portions of the washing compartment are detected by the optical detection means, in particular so far necessary for this purpose optical detection means can be omitted. Thus, such a single rotatably mounted optical detection means can replace a plurality of permanently installed optical detection means. The inventively rotatably mounted optical detection means can thus provide a better overview than several static, i. Permanently installed optical detection means.
  • In order to improve the cleaning of items to be washed inside the dishwasher, it is expedient to flexibly adapt at least one predetermined washing program as a function of the individual instantaneous state in the dishwasher. To optimize the washing program, in particular the type of individual, instantaneous loading of the washing compartment with items to be washed and / or the degree of soiling of the individual, instant items to be washed in the washing compartment can be used. In general, so far a user of the dishwasher appreciates the nature of the individual, momentary loading of the washing compartment with items to be washed and the degree of soiling of the individual instant items in the washroom and intuitively selects a particular wash program from a plurality of predetermined wash programs which it currently selects suitable washing program keeps. According to the invention, the rinse program should be automatic, i. without human intervention, be adapted to the nature of the individual, momentary loading of the washing compartment with items to be washed and / or on the degree of contamination of the individual, current items to be washed in the dishwasher. For automatic adaptation of the washing program, it is known to provide a permanently installed camera which optically detects the washing space.
  • The container may have a ceiling wall, on the ceiling wall can be rotatably mounted a ceiling flushing arm, which has at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening and which is driven in particular in response to emerging from the at least one rinsing liquid outlet, funded by the pump rinsing liquid wherein the optical detection means is attached to the ceiling flush arm.
  • The ceiling flushing arm can be designed and / or set up in particular to pressurize a cutlery drawer and / or an upper washing basket from above with flushing liquid. An optical detecting means rotatably mounted on the ceiling washing arm may be formed and / or arranged to detect a state of the cutlery drawer and / or the upper washing basket from above.
  • As an alternative or in addition to an optical detection means on the ceiling flushing arm and / or an optical detection means on a floor flushing arm, a dish rack may be mounted in the container, on the dish rack, a basket flushing arm may be rotatably mounted, the at least one rinsing liquid And which is driven in particular in response to the exiting from the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening, funded by the pump rinsing fluid, wherein the optical detection means is fixed to the basket rinsing arm.
  • The basket-washing arm can in particular be designed and / or set up to apply an upper washing basket to washing liquid from below and / or to apply a washing liquid to a lower washing basket from above. An optical detecting means rotatably mounted on the basket washing arm may be formed and / or arranged to detect a state of the upper washing basket from below and / or a state of the lower washing basket from above.
  • Alternatively or in addition to an optical detection means on the ceiling flushing arm and / or to an optical detection means on the basket flushing arm, the container may have a bottom wall, in the bottom wall a floor Rinse arm be rotatably mounted, which has at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening and which is driven in particular in response to the exiting from the at least one rinsing liquid outlet, funded by the pump rinsing liquid, wherein the optical detection means is fixed to the bottom rinsing.
  • The floor-flushing arm may be designed and / or set up in particular to act on a lower washing basket from below with rinsing liquid. An optical detection means rotatably mounted on the bottom washing arm may be formed and / or arranged to detect a state of the lower washing basket from below.
  • In all alternative or supplementary embodiments, the optical detection means may be manually detachably attached thereto by the ceiling wash arm, the basket wash arm, and / or the floor wash arm.
  • By manually attaching the optical detection means to the ceiling wash arm, the basket wash arm, and / or the bottom wash arm, the optical detection means can be easily removed from the dishwasher by a user. This may be particularly useful to be able to manually clean the optical detection means itself. A releasable attachment may also be used to attach the optical detection means to another rinse arm, or to attach the optical detection means to the same rinse arm at a different location on the rinse arm.
  • The optical detection means may comprise a housing, in particular having a liquid-tight housing and having a releasable fastening means which is connected to the housing. For example, the fastening means may be a latching device, such as a latching hook, which engages in a form-locking manner on a counter-latching device formed on the flushing arm. In another embodiment, the releasable attachment means may include, for example, one or more elastic loops which may be tensioned about the rinse arm to releasably secure the optical detection means to the rinse arm. In particular, manual releasability of the fastener means that a user of the dishwasher can manually remove and reattach the optical detection means from the rinse arm without the need for tools.
  • As an alternative to a manually detachable attachment, the optical detection means may be firmly connected to the ceiling flush arm, the basket flush arm and / or the bottom flush arm. The optical detection means may accordingly be permanently connected to the ceiling flush arm, the basket flush arm and / or the bottom flush arm. A permanent connection is understood to mean, in particular, that the optical detection means is connected by the ceiling flushing arm, the basket flushing arm and / or the bottom flushing arm such that it can not be released manually without the use of tools. Under a permanent connection in particular embodiments is also understood in particular that the optical detection means of the ceiling flushing arm, the basket flushing arm and / or the floor flushing arm is connected in such a way that it anyway non-destructive of the ceiling flushing arm, the basket -Spülarm and / or the floor-Spülarm can be removed. For example, in such an embodiment, the optical detection means may be positively and / or materially connected to the ceiling wash arm, the basket wash arm and / or the floor wash arm by overmolding the optical detection means with plastic in the manufacture of the ceiling wash arm, the basket wash arm and / or the floor wash arm. The ceiling flushing arm, the basket flushing arm and / or the floor flushing arm can be designed in particular as a plastic injection-molded part.
  • The optical detection means may comprise at least one electrical image sensor, in particular optionally comprise a camera, a digital camera, a webcam and / or a network camera.
  • The optical detection means may be connected to the rinse program control device by means of a communication link.
  • In particular, the communication connection can be a wireless communication connection.
  • In the case of a wireless communication connection, this may comprise an inductive or capacitive interface, an optical interface, an NFC interface, a W-LAN connection, a Bluetooth radio connection and / or an HF radio connection. For example, in the case of an optical interface, a light source, such as an LED coupled to the optical detection means, wherein the optical detection means is formed and / or adapted, the detected state in the washroom after appropriate analog or digital conversion to that of the light source or to modulate the light emitted by the LED. The rinsing program control device in such an embodiment can then have an optical receiver which receives and demodulates the light emitted by the light-emitting means or the LED so that the state of the rinsing area detected by the optical detection means is determined by the rinsing program. Control device evaluated and the wash program can then be adjusted automatically accordingly.
  • In general, the rinsing program control device can be designed on the basis of the condition detected by the optical detection means of a degree of soiling of dishes present in the rinsing room, such as dishes and / or cutlery, the state of a degree of soiling of the rinsing liquid, and / or the state of the type and / or the arrangement of a load of items to be washed, such as dishes and / or cutlery in a dish rack, which is arranged in the washing compartment of the dishwasher to adjust the washing program.
  • A concrete embodiment of the invention is explained in more detail in the following description with reference to the accompanying figures. Concrete features of this embodiment, irrespective of the context in which they are mentioned, if appropriate also individually or in combination, may represent general features of the invention.
  • Show it:
  • 1 a perspective view of an exemplary domestic dishwasher with inventively rotatably mounted optical detection means, and
  • 2 a perspective view of an exemplary Spülarms alone, to which an optical detection means according to the invention is manually releasably attached, and
  • 3 a schematic representation of a wireless communication link according to the invention between the wash program control device and the optical detection means.
  • The 1 shows schematically a household dishwasher 1 , The household dishwasher 1 has a container 2 on. The container 2 limits a washroom 3 of the household dishwasher 1 , The container 2 includes side walls, a ceiling wall 4 and a bottom wall 5 which includes a rinsing fluid sump. In the bottom wall 5 , or in the flushing liquid sump is below a sieve insert 16 an electric pump 6 arranged. The pump 6 stands with an upper supply line 7 and with a lower supply line 8th in connection. The pump 6 is with a wash program control device 9 connected, so that, inter alia, the flow rate or the conveying speed of the washing liquid, for example. By changing the speed of the pump 6 driving motor (not shown) can be controlled. The washing program control device 9 In addition, the pump can be set up 6 , in particular in the design of a heating pump or its heating means (not shown) with respect to the temperature, in particular with regard to the temperature of the conveyed rinsing liquid to control or regulate.
  • The household dishwasher 1 also has an upper dish rack 10 and a lower crockery basket 11 on. Below the upper crockery basket 10 is a basket wash arm 13 and below the lower crockery basket 11 is a floor wash arm 14 rotatably mounted. Furthermore, in the case of the present embodiment, on the ceiling wall 4 of the container 2 a ceiling wash arm 12 rotatably mounted. The floor wash arm 14 is via the lower supply line 8th and the basket-washing arm 13 is via the upper supply line 7 supplied with rinsing liquid.
  • Accordingly, the present embodiment of the 1 So a dishwasher, especially a household dishwasher 1 that have a dishwasher 3 having, for receiving dishes to be washed 17 like dishes 17a and / or cutlery 17b , is formed, the one the Spülraum 3 limiting container 2 and a pump 6 for circulating flushing liquid in the container 2 is trained. The household dishwasher 1 also has a rinse program control device 9 on, which for executing at least one washing program and for controlling the pump 6 is trained. The with the wash program control device 9 connected optical detection means 15a . 15b . 15c are according to the invention thereby formed, at least one space portion of the washing compartment 3 optically detect, wherein the rinse program control device 6 is formed on the basis of by the optical detection means 15a . 15b . 15c detected states in the respective area of the washing compartment 3 to adjust the wash program. The exemplary three, in 1 represented optical detection means 15a . 5b . 15c are inside the container 2 each mounted separately rotatably, such that in dependence on the position and / or the position of the respective optical detection means 15a . 5b . 15c different parts, ie room sections of the washing compartment 3 by the respective optical detection means 15a . 5b . 15c be recorded.
  • Like in the 1 shown, in the case of the present embodiment, the container 3 a ceiling wall 4 on which the ceiling flush arm 12 is rotatably mounted. The ceiling flushing arm 12 has in the case of the present embodiment, a plurality of rinse liquid outlet openings 12a on. The ceiling flushing arm 12 is in response to from at least one of the rinse liquid outlet openings 12a exiting, from the pump 6 promoted flushing liquid driven, the optical detection means 15a on the ceiling flushing arm 12 is attached.
  • In addition, in the case of the present embodiment, on the upper dish rack 10 the basket-washing arm 13 rotatably mounted. The basket-washing arm 13 In the case of the present embodiment, as in FIG 2 shown in more detail, several rinsing liquid outlet openings 13a on. The basket-washing arm 13 is in response to from the at least one rinse liquid outlet opening 13a exiting, from the pump 6 promoted flushing fluid, wherein the optical detection means 15b on the basket-washing arm 13 is attached.
  • Furthermore, in the case of the present embodiment, the container 3 a bottom wall 5 on, in which the floor flushing arm 14 is rotatably mounted. The floor wash arm 14 has in the case of the present embodiment, a plurality of rinse liquid outlet openings 14a on. The floor wash arm 14 is in response to from at least one of the rinse liquid outlet openings 14a exiting, from the pump 6 promoted flushing fluid, wherein the optical detection means 15c on the floor-washing arm 14 is attached.
  • In the case of the present embodiment, the optical detection means 15a . 15b . 15c from the ceiling wash arm 12 , from the basket-washing arm 13 and from the floor wash arm 14 manually releasably attached to each of these.
  • The optical detection means 15 . 15a . 15b . 15c can each and optionally have at least one electrical image sensor, in particular a camera, a digital camera, a webcam and / or a network camera include.
  • The washing program control device 9 is formed based on the optical detection means 15 . 15a - 15c detected state of a degree of contamination in the washing compartment 3 existing items to be washed 17 like dishes 17a and / or cutlery 17b , the state of a degree of soiling of the rinsing liquid, and / or the state of the type and / or the arrangement of a load of items to be washed 17 like dishes 17a and / or cutlery 17b in a dish rack 10 . 11 in the dishwasher 3 the dishwasher 1 is arranged to adjust the wash program.
  • In the 2 is an exemplary optical detection means 15 represented, which is a liquid-tight housing 19 and in the case of the present embodiment, two releasable attachment means 20 having. The fasteners 20 are with the case 19 connected. In this embodiment, the fastening means 20 elastic loops on which around the rinsing arm 12 . 13 . 14 as in 2 can be stretched to the optical detection means 15 on the rinse arm 12 . 13 . 14 releasably secure. A manual releasability of the fasteners 20 in particular means that a user of the dishwasher, the optical detection means 15 from the rinse arm 12 . 13 . 14 Manual removal and re-attach without the need for tools. The 3 schematically shows that the optical detection means 15 by means of a communication connection 18 with the washing program control device 9 connected is.
  • In the case of the present embodiment, the communication link is 18 as a wireless communication link 18a educated.
  • The wireless communication connection 18a may comprise an inductive or capacitive interface, an optical interface, an NFC interface, a W-LAN connection, a Bluetooth radio connection and / or an RF radio connection.
  • LIST OF REFERENCE NUMBERS
  • 1
     Domestic dishwasher
    2
     container
    3
     Wash cabinet
    4
     ceiling wall
    5
     bottom wall
    6
     pump
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     upper supply line
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     lower supply line
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     Wash cycle controller
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     upper dish rack
    11
     lower crockery basket
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     Ceiling spray arm
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     Rinse fluid outlet opening
    13
     Basket flushing arm
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     Rinse fluid outlet opening
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     Floor spray arm
    14a
     Rinse fluid outlet opening
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     optical detection means
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     strainer
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     ware
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     dishes
    17b
     cutlery
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     communication link
    18a
     wireless communication connection
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     casing
    20
     fastener
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  • Cited patent literature
    • US 2012/0138092 A1 [0002]

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  1. Dishwasher, in particular domestic dishwasher ( 1 ), comprising a washing compartment ( 3 ), which is suitable for receiving items to be washed ( 17 ) is formed, a the washing compartment ( 3 ) limiting container ( 2 ), a pump ( 6 ) used to circulate rinsing liquid in the container ( 2 ), a rinse program control device ( 9 ), which is used to execute at least one washing program and to control the pump ( 6 ), and at least one with the wash program control device ( 9 ) associated optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ), which is formed, at least one space portion of the washing compartment ( 3 ), wherein the rinse program control device ( 9 ) is formed on the basis of the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) detected state in the washing compartment ( 3 ) to adapt the wash program, characterized in that the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) within the container ( 2 ) is rotatably supported, such that in dependence on the position and / or the position of the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) different room sections of the washing compartment ( 3 ) by the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ).
  2. Dishwasher according to claim 1, characterized in that the container ( 2 ) a ceiling wall ( 4 ), on the ceiling wall ( 4 ) a ceiling flush arm ( 12 ) is rotatably mounted, the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 12a ) and in particular in response to the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 12a ) emerging from the pump ( 6 ) is driven, and the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a ) on the ceiling flushing arm ( 12 ) is attached.
  3. Dishwasher according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that in the container ( 2 ) a dish rack ( 10 ) is stored on the dish rack ( 10 ) a basket washing arm ( 13 ) is rotatably mounted, the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 13a ) and in particular in response to the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 13a ) emerging from the pump ( 6 ) is driven, and the optical detection means ( 15 . 15b ) on the basket-washing arm ( 13 ) is attached.
  4. Dishwasher according to one of claims 1 to 3, characterized in that the container ( 2 ) a bottom wall ( 5 ), in the bottom wall ( 5 ) a floor-flushing arm ( 14 ) is rotatably mounted, the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 14a ) and in particular in response to the at least one rinsing liquid outlet opening ( 14a ) emerging from the pump ( 6 ) is driven, and the optical detection means ( 15 . 15c ) on the floor washing arm ( 14 ) is attached.
  5. Dishwasher according to one of claims 2 to 4, characterized in that the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) from the ceiling flush arm ( 12 ), from the basket-washing arm ( 13 ) and / or from the floor washing arm ( 14 ) is manually releasably attached to this.
  6. Dishwasher according to one of claims 2 to 4, characterized in that the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) with the ceiling flushing arm ( 12 ), the basket-washing arm ( 13 ) and / or the bottom rinse arm ( 14 ), preferably non-destructively insoluble, in particular by encapsulation of the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) with plastic in the production of the ceiling flushing arm ( 12 ), the basket-washing arm ( 13 ) and / or the bottom rinse arm ( 14 ) is positively connected and / or materially connected.
  7. Dishwasher according to one of claims 1 to 6, characterized in that the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) comprises at least one electrical image sensor, in particular a camera, a digital camera, a webcam and / or a network camera.
  8. Dishwasher according to one of claims 1 to 7, characterized in that the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) by means of a communication connection ( 18 ) with the washing program control device ( 9 ) connected is.
  9. Dishwasher according to claim 8, characterized in that the communication connection ( 18 ) a wireless communication link ( 18a ).
  10. Dishwasher according to claim 9, characterized in that the wireless communication connection ( 18a ) has an inductive or capacitive interface, an optical interface, an NFC interface, a W-LAN connection, a Bluetooth radio connection and / or an RF radio connection.
  11. Dishwasher according to one of claims 1 to 10, characterized in that the washing program control device ( 9 ) is formed on the basis of the optical detection means ( 15 . 15a - 15c ) detected state of a degree of contamination in the washing compartment ( 3 ) existing items to be washed ( 17 ), like dishes ( 17a ) and / or cutlery ( 17b ), the state of a degree of soiling of the rinsing liquid, and / or the state of the type and / or the arrangement of a load of items to be washed ( 17 ), like dishes ( 17a ) and / or cutlery ( 17b ) in a dish rack ( 10 . 11 ), which in the washing room ( 3 ) of the dishwasher ( 1 ) is arranged to adjust the wash program.
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