Australian households will soon be offered the option to install a ‘smart meter’ but will they view the meter as a smart device?
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
Are Smart Meters Smart Devices?
Current smart meters
Χ Do not allow customers to tailor their functionality
Χ 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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