US Patent No. 10,716,174

HEATING COOKER, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING HEATING COOKER, AND HEATING COOKING SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,716,174
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Heating Cooker, Method For Controlling Heating Cooker, And Heating Cooking System
Inventorship Gantetsu Matsui, Kyoto (JP)
Hirohisa Imai, Shiga (JP)
Assignee PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD., Osaka (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,174

1. A heating cooker comprising:a heating chamber configured to accommodate a heat target object;
a shooting section configured to shoot an image of an interior of the heating chamber;
a controller configured to set a shooting condition in order to shoot the image, and carry out an image recognition to the image;
wherein the controller is configured to recognize a state inside the heating chamber through analyzing the image, and changes the shooting condition in response to the state inside the heating chamber; and
wherein the controller is configured to specify a target region of the image recognition in the image, and to carry out the image recognition to the target region in the image shot again based on a changed shooting condition.