This report shows the shipment quantity of ECHONET Lite compliant products including smart meters from FY2013 to FY2020.
The cumulative number of ECHONET Lite devices excluding smart meters shipped from FY2013 to FY2020 reached 42.47 million units. On the other hand, the cumulative number of installed smart meters by FY2019 and planned smart meters to be installed in FY2020 reached 69.87 million units.
Therefore, the total number of ECHONET Lite compliant products by FY2020 reached 112.3 million units.
Figure 1: Cumulative number of shipped or scheduled ECHONET Lite compliant devices
Figure 2: Shipment status of ECHONET Lite devices
Note: The number of smart meters is referred the data written in “Study the next generation smart meters” (Sep. 8, 2020, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy)
●Full device means Full ECHONET Lite device which solely has the communication interface defined by ECHONET Lite standard.
●Ready device means ECHONET Lite ready device which becomes ECHONET Lite compliant device by connecting the ECHONET Lite middleware adapter (communication interfaces).
●AIF device is included in Full devices.