Meet the RainMachine Mini-8: a smart irrigation sprinkler controller that uses weather data to save water and take better care of your plants. This WiFi-enabled system has an iOS/Android app and supports 8 zones. It automatically adjusts your watering schedule on rainy, cold, or hot summer days. The RainMachine connects to your WiFi network to grab the latest weather data. When there is no forecast data available, the device relies on historical weather statistics.
The RainMachine lets you take care of your plants from your iOS/Android device. It has a simple touch interface and a developer friendly design. It is also cloud independent. Sets you back $175 at this time.