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1. (WO2018086803) METHOD FOR EXCHANGING INFORMATION BETWEEN A HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE AND A MOBILE DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/086803    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/075228
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G08C 23/04
Applicants: ELECTROLUX APPLIANCES AKTIEBOLAG
Inventors: FOIERA, Riccardo
VENTURINI, Gianluca
VIROLI, Alex
NOSTRO, Massimo
JEANNETEAU, Laurent
Title: METHOD FOR EXCHANGING INFORMATION BETWEEN A HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE AND A MOBILE DEVICE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for exchanging information between a household appliance (1) and a mobile device (2), the method comprising the steps of: providing optical information at a graphical user interface (3) of the household appliance (1) (S10); preferably, aligning the mobile device (2) with respect to the household appliance (1) based on one or more markers (4) displayed at a graphical user interface (5) of the mobile device (2) or based on a time-invariant portion of provided optical information (S11); receiving optical information at the mobile device (2) by capturing said optical information provided at the household appliance (1) by a camera (6) of the mobile device (2) (S12); processing said received optical information at the mobile device (1) in order to derive an information message included in said received optical information (S13); providing said information message or information associated with said information message at a user interface of the mobile device (2) (S14).