Los Angeles-based Cyber-Rain ( http://www.cyber-rain.com ), which develops smart irrigation systems that give homeowners, property managers, building owners and landscape contractors an easy way to save 30-70 percent on their landscape watering bills by using the ease and convenience of the personal computer, has been named one of the best environmentally friendly products of the year by several leading online green industry and technology publications. (Due to their length, the following URLs may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser’s address field. Remove the extra spaces if they exist.)
— Get With Green ( http://www.getwithgreen.com ) named the Cyber-Rain irrigation controller as the #1 entry on its coveted “10 Best Green Home Remodeling Products for 2007” list. ( http://www.getwithgreen.com/2007/12/14/10-best-green-home – remodeling-products-for-2007/).
— Gizmodo ( http://www.gizmodo.com ) has named Cyber-Rain as a top wireless holiday gift. ( http://gifts.gizmodo.com/gadgets/wireless )
— The Lazy Environmentalist ( http://www.lazyenvironmentalist.com ) has included Cyber-Rain in the top 10 of its “top 66 green gifts for the holidays”.
— LA Splash Magazine ( http://www.lasplash.com ) features Cyber-Rain as one of its top gift ideas for the 2007 holidays. ( http://www.lasplash.com/publish/cat_index_Home_and_ Garden/Holiday_Gift_Guide_-_Home_Office.php)
— Ode Magazine ( http://www.odemagazine.com ) has included Cyber-Rain in “The Organic Top 20”. ( http://www.odemagazine.com/doc/49/organic-top )
Judy Guido, Chief Marketing Officer at Cyber-Rain, says, “From day one, our goal has been to build products that will help people use technology to save money and protect the earth. Getting this kind of industry recognition is important for us because it validates what we fundamentally believe: watering creates a major drain on our natural resources, and smart irrigation can play a major role in saving water.”
By using the power of personal computers to wirelessly control sprinkler systems, Cyber-Rain enables users to program watering schedules, set reminders for when to fertilize, and even measure water savings through an easy to use intuitive interface without ever needing to visit their garage. Cyber-Rain can be installed by anyone in minutes with no special tools or skills. The system, which costs $349, usually pays for itself in a few months and is available at http://www.cyber-rain.com and select retailers.
Founded in 2005, Cyber-Rain is an emerging leader in providing groundbreaking smart irrigation controller systems to the residential and commercial markets. The Los Angeles-based company is privately owned, and is funded by Momentum Venture Management. For more information on the company and its products, go to http://www.cyber-rain.com .