Smart technology supports irrigation system at the gardens

Smart technology supports irrigation system at the gardens

STRUT features in this great write-up of our sensor deployment in the Geelong Botanical Gardens. 

“Geelong Botanic Gardens is benefiting from innovative technology designed and developed in the City.

A wireless smart system that measures soil moisture, soil temperature, air temperature and humidity is being trialled at the gardens, as well as other sites across the state.

Developed by Deakin University-based start-up STRUT, the plug-and-play devices are like mini weather stations for the soil.”

“It’s fantastic to see our beautiful Geelong Botanic Gardens benefiting from this clever and creative technology.” – Greater Geelong Mayor Stephanie Asher

“This precision irrigation solution is already informing our watering program at the Geelong Botanic Gardens, and has the potential to be a real gamechanger for farmers and producers in our region and beyond.” – Cr Jim Mason, deputy chair of Parks, Gardens and City Services portfolio

Read the full story by following the link here

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