Quarterly Activity Report

Activity report FY2021

ECHONET Consortium activity report (FY2021 1Q)

1. ECHONET Lite products shipments reach 100 million units

  • Adding the number of installed home appliances and smart meters equipped with ECHONET Lite by the end of FY2020 and the planned number of installed smart meters in 2020, the number of devices equipped with the ECHONET Lite standard reached 112.34 million at the end of FY2020.

2. The 8th Regular General Meeting was held

  • The 8th Regular General Meeting was held on June 9th. We delivered the general meeting to our members by streaming via the internet this time as a countermeasure against COVID-19.

3. The 15th ECHONET Forum was held

  • The 15th ECHONET Forum was held on July 2nd.Each presentation was delivered by streaming from the venue and the speaker’s office via the internet this time as a countermeasure against COVID-19.

4. ECHONET Lite WebAPI

  • ECHONET Lite WebAPI Guidelines API Specification section Ver. 1.1.2 and Device Specifications Ver. 1.3.0 were published in June 2021. “ELWebAPISyudy” which is learning application for learning specifications of ECHONET Lite WebAPI was also released in June 2021.

5. The 3rd Home Appliances Open Innovation Workshop was held

  • A workshop co-hosted by JEMA, Keio university and ECHONET Consortium was held on June 10th with VPP business operators.

6. Joint research with JAIST

  • We signed a joint research agreement with Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) and have started specification examination and technical verification of advanced themes related to API and data linkage.

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