On June 5, the sixth regular general meeting was held at the Large Hall, Seavans S Building 1F. A report on the business plan and account settlement of the fifth fiscal year (April 1, 2018 through May 31, 2019) was approved and adopted, and selection of four board members were selected in line with the expiration of their terms of office and replacement.
2. Study on ECHONET 2.0 Vision
The “Study Problem Working Group to Realize ECHONET2.0” was established directly under the Board of Directors, and the study of issues for the realization of the ECHONET2.0 vision announced in 2018 was started.
3. Survey on the state of shipments of ECHONET Lite products
Conducted a survey on the state of shipments of ECHONET Lite products during fiscal 2018. The survey revealed that 7.36 million units of home appliances and home fixtures were shipp8ed, making the cumulative total shipment of 24.76 million units since fiscal 2013. As of the end of fiscal 2018, 51.82 million units of ECHONET Lite smart electric energy meters were installed. In total, 76.58 million units of ECHONET Lite devices have been made commercially available.
4. Status on devices acquired ECHONET Lite specifications certification
During the second half of 2018, 41 devices acquired ECHONET Lite certification (cumulative total of 666), while 67 devices and controllers obtained AIF certification (cumulative total of 417). As a result, over 1,000 devices acquired the certifications.