Our world is more connected than ever before, and that connectivity has been linking the systems in our homes lately. Smart meters allow energy providers to read our electricity use without coming to inspect the meter, smart home systems allow us to control everything from lights to door locks from a smartphone, and now, you can water your lawn with your smartphone. Well, not literally.
Denver, CO based Rachio has designed the Iro sprinkler system to reduce water waste by introducing the world of technology to the world of lawn care. Some people like to water their lawns by spraying water from a hose and some use an automatic sprinkler. For the longest time, the pinnacle of automatic sprinklers was a fully integrated irrigation system. Using sprayers concealed throughout your yard, you could set a schedule for the sprinklers to pop-up and water your entire lawn, even