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The Droplet Sprinkler System changes the way consumers and municipalities approach lawn care, while saving money and water
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 1, 2014–
Droplet Robotics, the world’s first smart sprinkler system, today announced the availability of its flagship sprinkler system in the U.S. By combining the latest technology in robotics, cloud computing and connected services, Droplet transforms the way sprinkler systems function. Unveiled globally in March, the Droplet Sprinkler System is now available online at Amazon.com.
Droplet’s smart sprinkler system can effectively water plants up to 30 ft. away (Photo: Business Wire)
Droplet’s unique smart sprinkler system provides an innovative way to intelligently water plants while dramatically reducing water consumption. Droplet leverages real-time data from more than 10,000 weather stations, millions of square miles of soil samples and comprehensive plant biological information to make intelligent decisions on when, where and how much water to deliver. The sprinkler system is the perfect addition to any yard or garden, with unrivaled accuracy and efficiency in a compact form (9″x9″x6″) that only weighs six pounds.
With water rates doubling in the U.S. and many areas facing severe drought, consumers are seeking ways to conserve water and reduce out-of-pocket expenses. Droplet can cut overall household water use by nearly half while reducing sprinkler system consumption up to 90 percent. In addition to substantial consumer cost savings, each sprinkler system has the potential to save thousands of gallons of fresh water per year.
“The Droplet Smart Sprinkler System defines an entirely new home automation category and will redefine the lawn maintenance experience for consumers,” said Steve Fernholz, founder and CEO or Droplet Robotics. “With 100 percent of the state of California in extreme drought crisis, Droplet offers a simple and inexpensive way to reduce water consumption without sacrificing your garden.”
Droplet hooks directly onto any standard garden hose to effectively water plants up to 30 feet away or entire lawns with a range of up to approximately 2,700 square feet. Because of its superior technology, Droplet only releases four gallons of water per minute to efficiently distribute water without wasting resources.
Droplet is easily configured via Wi-Fi with an HTML5 experience, and will release an iOS and Android App coming soon. You can order your Droplet on Amazon.com today: http://www.amazon.com/Droplet-Robotics-DR01-Sprinkler/dp/B00IORFJBG/
Droplet Robotics’ mission is to build smart products which help save water in your day-to-day life. By leveraging enormous datasets on Droplet servers, precision engineering in our devices and a practical approach to solving problems, Droplet Robotics will make an impact in the water usage of homeowners.
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