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Smart irrigation controllers to see rapid growth in coming years

The use of smart irrigation controllers in commercial applications might surpass half a billion dollars in revenue post 2025. (Image source: stux/Pixabay)

Smart irrigation has been benefitted with the advent of Internet of Things (IoT), thus pushing the growth of smart irrigation controllers market at a global level, according to Persistence Market Research

In addition, apart from sprinkling management and management of watering schedules, several players are integrating various functionalities to make smart irrigation a single point of control for the respective application area.

Lighting control is another feature that is being incorporated in smart irrigation controllers. The integration of various functionalities in smart irrigation controllers is expected to create huge opportunities in the coming years.

Smart cities growth fuelling the adoption of smart irrigation controllers

The adoption of smart irrigation controllers is expected to increase in smart cities. Consequently, increasing growth of smart cities is expected to generate potential opportunities for players involved in smart irrigation controllers market. Few countries across the globe are characterised by extreme weather and cold temperatures. 

Smart irrigation systems with advanced soil and weather sensors can deliver high efficiency as compared to conventional irrigation systems. The need for advanced irrigation systems is another factor pushing the growth of smart irrigation systems market.

“The global market for smart irrigation controllers is expected to reach a market value of more than US$1,800mn by the end of the year of assessment from a value of around US$673mn in 2017. The global market is projected to expand at a stellar value CAGR of 13.3 per cent throughout the period of assessment,” according to a new study.