Elgato has this week started taking preorders for their new Eve Aqua smartphone -controlled smart hose controller which supports Apple HomeKit technology and provides ways to control and monitor your garden water usage. To learn more about the Eve Aqua and other Elgato products unveiled during this year’s CES 2018 technology event which took place during January 2018, watch the embedded video below.
Now available to preorder the Eve Aqua smart host controller is priced at £89 or $100 shipping is expected to take place on June 25th, 2018. Combined with its companion application the Eve Aqua allows you to water your garden remotely turning the hose on and off or set schedules depending on weather conditions.
Thanks to the Apple HomeKit support the Eve Aqua as with other Elgato products allows users to control their devices using Siri and Apple’s Home app. “Have a sprinkler turn on exactly when needed, automatically. Or activate your irrigation from anywhere, and leave it be. Eve Aqua converts your outdoor faucet into an intelligent water outlet. So you can keep your garden green, with little to zero effort. Sure, you can water with a touch of the integrated button. But it’s all the more satisfying to control Eve Aqua with your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and even Siri voice commands.”
– Effortless control: activate your sprinkler via Siri, the app, or on-board button
– Auto shut-off: never watch the clock or flood your garden again
– Schedules: set to water automatically at specific times
– Estimated consumption: track water usage
– Child Lock: prevent unwanted watering
For more information and full specifications jump over to the official Elgato website by following the link below.