TAG: smart irrigation

Smart Rain intros new controller and software platform

July 2, 2018By

Smart Rain, a partner of LawnButler, introduced a new controller and software platform. The company sells its products directly to property managers and contractors and uses a patented approach to predicative watering. Smart Rain’s controller is compatible with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular devices. It includes a 5-inch full color touch screen display and waterproof controller box. The controller is expansion-... read more

Sol Chip unveils autonomous wireless solar tag

December 7, 2016By

Sol Chip, a provider of Internet of Things systems and energy harvesting solutions, introduced its Sol Chip Comm autonomous, wireless and solar-powered tag. The Sol Chip Comm (SCC) device powers, controls and wirelessly connects a wide variety of sensors to the Cloud. “With our LightBattery technology, Sol Chip is uniquely positioned to realize our vision of enabling billions of autonomous IoT... read more

Hunter acquires Alex-Tronix landscape irrigation business

June 25, 2015By

Hunter Industries acquired all the landscape irrigation products, patents and trademarks from Alex-Tronix Controls of Fresno, Calif. Since 1977, Alex-Tronix has been a creator of irrigation controller technology for the commercial landscape and agricultural irrigation industries. “For more than 30 years, George Alexanian and Alex-Tronix have developed innovations in control technology that have advanced water conservation,” said Greg Hunter, president... read more

HydroPoint unveils Fall 2014 WeatherTRAK

November 21, 2014By

HydroPoint Data Systems debuted its Fall 2014 WeatherTRAK Smart Irrigation system at the 2014 Irrigation Show & Education Conference. According to the company, the new model was designed to help property managers, water managers and site maintainers address larger sites, better manage irrigation assets, share documents and notes and streamline controller configurations and reporting. New features on the irrigation management system include the WeatherTRAK... read more

HydroPoint named WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year

October 15, 2014By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency bestowed the 2014 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award to HydroPoint Data Systems, marking the first time a smart irrigation manufacturer has won the award. The recognition came at the WaterSmart Innovations conference in Las Vegas, held Oct. 7 to Oct. 10. “We’re honored to be the first smart irrigation manufacturer to receive this... read more

Banyan Water tallies 1.25 billion gallons of water saved

August 20, 2014By

Banyan Water reached a company milestone, saving commercial and institutional clients 1.25 billion gallons of water. That amount, which the smart water management firm has accrued since its inception in 2011, is enough to supply 160,000 homes for a month. “Water efficiency has a positive impact on our clients’ bottom lines, their communities and the environment,” said Gillan Taddune, CEO for Banyan... read more