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Title:
WASHING MACHINE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING WASHING MACHINE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/031734
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
A washing machine and a washing method therefor are disclosed. The washing machine according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a wash tub; a touch screen for outputting a graphic object corresponding to a washing-related function which can be performed by the wash tub; a communication unit for communicating with a server providing weather information; and a control unit for requesting the updated weather information from the server in response to an input of a washing start command, and calculating, on the basis of the updated weather information, a washing index indicating the goodness of fit for washing. The control unit sets a washing course of the wash tub on the basis of the calculated washing index, the updated weather information and a washing pattern of a user, and controls the touch screen so as to output an option screen for executing washing according to the set washing course.

Inventors:
KO SOYEON (KR)
LEE SUNJU (KR)
PARK MIYOUNG (KR)
HONG KYUNGA (KR)
Application Number:
PCT/KR2018/008412
Publication Date:
February 14, 2019
Filing Date:
July 25, 2018
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Assignee:
LG ELECTRONICS INC (KR)
International Classes:
D06F39/00; D06F33/02; G06F3/0488
Foreign References:
KR20150118749A2015-10-23
KR20080060705A2008-07-02
US20170175317A12017-06-22
KR20120023497A2012-03-13
KR20170082060A2017-07-13
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
PARK, Jang-Won (KR)
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