48 Results for

irrigation

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Plaid Systems Eve Ecosystem

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

August 19, 2014

Pricing not available

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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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Minnesota Twins stadium to recycle rainwater

The new Target Field claims to be first sports venue to use purified rain for upkeep and irrigation, asserting that it will reduce ball club's water consumption by 50 percent.

By January 13, 2010

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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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Tomorrow Daily 041: Chairless chairs, artificial skin that changes color, and a Lego building

It feels like everywhere we go, we're waiting in some kind of line. With this exoskeleton, though, you can make a seat for yourself anywhere. Can't bypass the lines at your favorite theme park? With this bit of kit, you won't stress about waiting without a place to sit.

By August 25, 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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Meet the high school gadget inventors

A robotic coconut-tree climber, a Web 2.0 pancake maker and a human-powered irrigation pump are just a few of the projects entered in this year's Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Program.

By October 9, 2007

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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

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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