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1. (WO2018041711) INTERACTIVE CONTROL DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/041711    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/071337
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B25J 11/00
G06N 3/00
Applicants: BSH HAUSGERÄTE GMBH
Inventors: ROST, Arne
RICO GARCIA, Cristina
Title: INTERACTIVE CONTROL DEVICE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a device for controlling an interaction between a user and a household appliance, comprising a base section; an optical reference mark, which is movable relative to the base section and which is designed to give the user the optical impression of an eye; a camera; an acoustic input device; an acoustic output device; an interface for connection to the household appliance; and a processing device. The processing device according to the invention is designed to detect the start of a natural language dialog between a user and the device; to capture an image of the user by means of the camera; to align the reference mark to the user during the dialog; and to control the household appliance by means of the interface on the basis of the dialog.