Meet the Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller: a 2nd generation device that lets you control your sprinklers from anywhere. It works with iOS and Android devices and schedules itself to reduce your bill. It takes into account past and future weather data and forecasts. The device works with any sprinkler system with up to 16 zones. It integrates with Nest, Echo, IFTTT, Wink, Nexia, and other home automation services.
Rachio is smart enough to skip watering when rain is coming your way. You don’t need any special tools to install it. Costs $249.99 at this time.