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Title:
AIR CONDITIONER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/163881
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
This air conditioner (100) is provided with: an air conditioning unit (103) that adjusts the temperature of an indoor space (R); a thermal camera (102) that captures thermal images (G1, G2, G3) on the basis of an infrared rays emitted by a user (P) in the indoor space (R); an indoor temperature measuring unit (104) that measures the indoor temperature of the indoor space (R); a thermal image analysis unit (104) that extracts human body regions (A1, A2, A3) corresponding to the user (P) from the thermal images (G1, G2, G3), and detects human body region temperatures of the human body regions (A1, A2, A3); and a control unit (110) that controls the air conditioning unit (103) on the basis of the human body region temperatures detected by the thermal image analysis unit (104) and the temperature measurement results from the indoor temperature measuring unit (104), wherein the control unit (110) controls the temperature adjustment of the air conditioning unit during a second period that comes later than a first period on the basis of the human body region temperatures and the temperature measurement results obtained during the first period and the human body region temperatures and the temperature measurement results obtained during the second period.

Inventors:
YONEDA, Aki
KUBO, Hiroko
KUSUKAME, Koichi
NOSAKA, Kenichiro
Application Number:
JP2019/006518
Publication Date:
August 29, 2019
Filing Date:
February 21, 2019
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Assignee:
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. (1-61, Shiromi 2-chome Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 07, 〒5406207, JP)
International Classes:
F24F11/80; F24F11/63; F24F110/10; F24F120/10; F24F130/30
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
NII, Hiromori et al. (6F Tanaka Ito Pia Shin-Osaka Bldg., 3-10, Nishi Nakajima 5-chome, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-cit, Osaka 11, 〒5320011, JP)
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