Are smart meters smart devices?

Australian households will soon be offered the option to install a ‘smart meter’ but will they view the meter as a smart device?

EvolutionOfSmartDevices

The evolution of smart devices suggests smart devices allow users

  • To tailor device functionality to meet their requirements
  • To connect the device to other devices to create smart systems

CustomerViewOfSmartMeters

Are Smart Meters Smart Devices?

Current smart meters

? Do not allow customers to tailor their functionality

? Do not allow customers to incorporate them into other (smart) systems

Viewed from the perspective of the customer, smart meters are not smart devices


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