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irrigation

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Plant irrigation setup keeps up with local weather

The Cyber-Rain Automated Irrigation System checks local forecasts over the Internet, and automatically adjusts your watering timer to account for differences in precipitation.

By June 15, 2009

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The Internet of Things sprouts in the garden

Edyn hopes to raise $100,000 for its smart Garden Sensor and Water Valve system, both of which allow gardeners to make decisions in real-time based on their specific conditions.

By June 5, 2014

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Semiconductor factory turned into high-tech indoor veggie farm

A defunct factory in Japan has a new life as an LED-powered indoor farm that turns out 10,000 heads of lettuce per day.

By July 10, 2014

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Smartphone-controlled hydroponic garden gives you green thumbs

The automated Niwa hydroponic grow box makes a gardener of just about anyone.

By May 12, 2014

Editors' Take

Rachio Iro

Startup Rachio wants you to set aside your old sprinkler controller for Iro, its $249 app-controlled irrigation system.

April 29, 2014

MSRP: $249.00

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James Dyson Award 2014 opens to young inventors

The James Dyson Award for excellence in engineering design has been opened to young inventors for the 2014 competition.

By March 30, 2014

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Droplet smart sprinkler takes aim at your plants

The Droplet sprinkler takes accurate aim at individual plants and positions itself to be the Roomba of the watering world.

By March 24, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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James Dyson Award 2013 open for entries

Over the last three years, Australians have won twice. Can another Australian take top honours this year?

By April 14, 2013

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The Inolve Fliwer: Green thumbs optional

The Fliwer Sensor system wants to be your garden guru.

By October 23, 2013