Mitsubishi Electric today announced the launch of world’s first room air conditioner equipped with artificial intelligence (AI). The Kirigamine FZ • Z Series features an infrared sensor Move Ii mirA.I. (Mirai). This sensor senses the temperature in the room and accordingly adjusts the sensible temperature for each of the people in the room taking in account the outside temperature and solar radiation effect. According to prediction “prefetching driving”, switching driving before feeling hot and cold, realizing improved comfort and energy saving. By “Personal Twin Flow” equipped with two fans, it is possible to operate one side fan in accordance with sensible temperature while the other side fan is idle.
The Moving eye mirA.I measures the temperature change to minute details such as the hands and feet of a person in increments of 0.1 ° C and also detects whether the people inside the room are comfortable. Based on the distance from the air conditioner and the height, the Mitsubishi room air conditioner equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) can makes out whether it is an adult or a child. The air conditioner adjusts the air flow angle and air volume according to the feeling of each person and makes each one in the room comfortable.
Inside of the main unit adopted “Active Switch Compressor” which has the world’s first two types of DC motor connection. High efficiency operation is realized both in high power operation which drives the compressor at high revolution speed and brings the room to a comfortable temperature quickly as well as in stable operation which drives at low revolution speed. Six models with capacities of 4.0 kW to 9.0 kW, with expected price of 328,000 yen ($3000) to around 448,000 ($4096, tax excluded) are to be launched in Japan on November 1.