Global Irrigation Timers and Controllers Market 2018-2022
About this market
End-users are increasingly adopting smart timers and controllers due to their remote access convenience. Sprinkling of water by these smart irrigation systems can be scheduled and customized according to the sun exposure, nozzles, and soil and plant type. These smart sprinkler irrigation systems can also be integrated with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Wink, IFTTT, Nest, Nexia, and Control4. For instance, the Rachio Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller developed by Rachio can be integrated with Amazon Alexa and controlled through voice commands and apps. The ST8-WiFi Smart Irrigation Timer developed by Rain Bird comes with smart watering features which can modify the daily watering schedule according to temperature, season, local weather, and humidity. Thus, the advent of smart timers and controllers will be a key trend boosting the growth of irrigation timer an controllers market during the forecast period. Technavio’s analysts have predicted that the irrigation timers and controllers market will register a CAGR of almost 16% by 2022.Market Overview
Innovation in product functionality and features
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Irrigation Timers and Controllers Market 2018-2022
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global irrigation timers and controllers market: HUNTER INDUSTRIES, Lindsay, Rain Bird, The Toro Company, and Valmont Industries.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The development of smart timers and controllers will act as a key trend that will drive the growth of the global irrigation timers and controllers market. These smart irrigation systems take into account the past, present, and future weather conditions to customize and schedule water sprinkling.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is the innovation in product functionality and features. Vendors such as Rain Bird and HUNTER INDUSTRIES are developing innovative products for agricultural, commercial as well as residential applications.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is the high product and installation costs of the irrigation timers and controllers. The replacement costs also have to be borne by the end-users which hinders the growth of the market.
The Toro Company
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