Meet the RainMachine Mini-8: a smart WiFi irrigation controller with an iOS/Android app that helps you take better care of your plants. This 8-zone, weather aware irrigation sprinkler controller saves water by lowing your watering amount on rainy or colder days. It connects to your WiFi network to get the latest weather data. When there is no data available, the device can use historical weather statistics to make decisions.
The RainMachine has a simple touch interface. It offers freeze control and heat wave protection. The device is developer friendly and cloud independent. Sets you back $175 at this time.