US Patent No. 10,558,330

MOBILE TERMINAL PERFORMING METHOD OF REGISTERING AND SEARCHING RECIPE OF BEVERAGE MADE BY BEVERAGE-MAKING APPARATUS AND RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING PROGRAM PERFORMING THE METHOD


Patent No. 10,558,330
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Mobile Terminal Performing Method Of Registering And Searching Recipe Of Beverage Made By Beverage-making Apparatus And Recording Medium Recording Program Performing The Method
Inventorship Mina Suh, Seoul (KR)
Hyungsun Kim, Seoul (KR)
Assignee LG Electronics Inc., Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,558,330

1. A mobile terminal comprising:a wireless communication unit configured to communicate with a beverage-making apparatus, wherein the beverage-making apparatus includes a fermentation tank, a refrigeration cycle apparatus that cools the fermentation tank, a heater that heats the fermentation tank, a communication interface, and a controller that controls the communication interface to transmit a beverage-making state to the mobile terminal;
a display unit; and
at least one processor configured to:
receive the beverage-making state from the beverage-making apparatus through the wireless communication unit; and
control the display unit to display a screen indicating the received beverage-making state; and
an input unit configured to receive a recipe input request for inputting information about a recipe of a beverage for the beverage-making apparatus, wherein the at least one processor is further configured to:
in response to the recipe input request, display a recipe input interface for inputting the information about the recipe of the beverage; and
based on displaying the recipe input interface, receive recipe information for the beverage through the displayed recipe input interface, wherein
the wireless communication unit is configured to communicate with at least one computer that stores a plurality of recipe information for the beverage-making apparatus;the at least one processor is further configured to:receive, through a user input unit, a recipe search request;
display, through the display unit, a selection interface in response to the received recipe search request;
receive an input for selecting at least one characteristic among a plurality of characteristics displayed in the selection interface; and
display a first recipe information stored on the at least one computer that includes at least some of the at least one characteristic that was selected, based on the received input,
wherein the plurality of characteristics corresponds to a plurality of tags, and the selected at least one characteristic corresponds to at least one tag among the plurality of tags, and
wherein the at least one processor is configured to:
search the plurality of recipe information stored on the at least one computer for at least one recipe information that includes the selected at least one tag; and
display, through the display unit, the first recipe information comprising the at least some of the at least one tag, based on a result of the search.