Smart Irrigation Controllers Market - A Global and Regional Analysis

Focus on Product and Application, Supply Chain Analysis, and Country Analysis - Analysis and Forecast, 2022-2027

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Market Report Coverage

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Forecast Period: 2022-2027
CAGR During Forecast Period: 13.98%

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

Base Year

2021

Market Size in 2021

$588.47 Million

Forecast Period

2022-2027

Value Projection and Estimation by 2027

$1,280.81 Million

CAGR During Forecast Period

13.98%

Number of Tables

125

Number of Pages

207

Number of Figures

24

 

Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis

The companies that are profiled have been selected based on inputs gathered from primary experts and analyzing company coverage, product portfolio, and market penetration.

Some of the prominent names established in this market are:

•    Calsense
•    Galcon Ltd.
•    Holman Industries
•    Hunter Industries
•    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.
•    K-Rain Manufacturing Corporation
•    Lindsay Corporation
•    Nelson Irrigation Corporation
•    Netafim
•    Rachio, Inc.
•    Rain Bird Corporation
•    Skydrop
•    The Toro Company
•    Valmont Industries, Inc.    
•    Weathermatic

How can this report add value?

The study provides the reader with a detailed understanding of the different smart irrigation controllers-based products by applic

Product/Innovation Strategy: The product segment helps the reader understand the different types of smart irrigation controller products available to be used in agriculture and non-agricultural fields. Moreover, the study provides the reader with a detailed understanding of the different smart irrigation controllers-based products by application (agriculture-based smart irrigation controllers and non-agriculture-based smart irrigation controllers) and by type (soil-based controllers and weather-based controllers). Smart irrigation controllers reduce outdoor water usage by monitoring and controlling the information about the site and then apply the required amount of water. Smart irrigation controllers are a new generation of irrigation controllers which use the weather conditions, current and historic evapotranspiration, soil moisture levels, and other factors to meet the water demand with regard to plants.

Growth/Marketing Strategy: The global smart irrigation controllers market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint venture. The favored strategy for the companies has been product launches to strengthen their position in the smart irrigation controllers market. For instance, in February 2022, Calsense launched Irrigation Management in terms of a Service, or IMaaS. IMaaS basically represents a unique also highly valuable approach to irrigation management, where it eliminates the need for customers mainly to secure capital funds to buy smart irrigation controllers, sensors as well as software.

Competitive Strategy: Key players in the global smart irrigation controllers market analyzed and profiled in the study involve smart irrigation controller manufacturers that provide different types of smart controllers for several uses. Moreover, a detailed competitive benchmarking of the players operating in the global smart irrigation controllers market has been done to help the reader understand how players stack against each other, presenting a clear market landscape. Additionally, comprehensive competitive strategies such as partnerships, agreements, and collaborations will aid the reader in understanding the untapped revenue pockets in the market.

Industry & Technology Overview

The market is expected to reach $1,280.81 million by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 13.98%.

Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market: Industry Overview

The global smart irrigation controllers market was valued at $588.47 million in 2021, which is expected to grow with a CAGR of 13.98% and reach $1,280.81 million by 2027. The growth in the global smart irrigation controllers market is expected to be driven by the increasing adoption of smart agriculture practices and government initiatives toward sustainable irrigation techniques.

Market Lifecycle Stage

The smart irrigation controllers market is in the introductory growth phase. Increased research and development activities in agriculture, rising awareness of tech-based farming, climatic change, and water scarcity in many countries are expected to increase the demand for smart irrigation controllers among the farmers and agriculture companies.

Data management of farms with the help of big data and advancements in communication technologies are some of the major opportunities in the global smart irrigation controllers market. Moreover, the smart irrigation controllers market has huge opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region since most of the countries located in this region have huge agricultural sectors that contribute to each of the nations’ GDP.

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

Impact

•    North America generated the highest revenue of $211.85 million in 2021, which is expected to reach $440.40 million by 2027. The region has been experiencing rapid growth in the smart irrigation industry in the past few years owing to the increasing technological advancements and increasing government support for the use of smart irrigation controllers. Most of the water used for landscape irrigation is wasted because of the use of traditional irrigation systems. Increasing demand for smart irrigation controllers that meet the demand for run times and water schedules automatically is expected to increase the growth in the coming years. 
•    Furthermore, Europe generated a revenue of $117.69 million in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.95% from 2022 to 2027. High revenue generation was majorly attributed to increasing the use of smart irrigation systems and increasing investments from the European Commission for IoT-based smart irrigation. Most of the growth is expected to be driven by Eastern Europe countries in the forecast period.

Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 impact on the smart irrigation market was witnessed in the short term in 2020 and in 2021. However, the market is anticipated to witness robust growth and recovery with increasing demand for installation of the IoT devices in the agricultural farms throughout the world to make optimum utilization of resources with limited labor requirements in the agriculture fields. Therefore, the demand for smart irrigation controllers in agri and non-agri sectors is expected to increase during and post-COVID-19 pandemic.

Market Segmentation:

Segmentation 1: by Application
•    Agriculture 
•    Non-Agriculture 
     
The global smart irrigation controllers market, based on the application segment, is expected to be dominated by the non-agriculture industry. This is due to the increasing usage of smart irrigation controllers in golf courses, sports grounds, residential areas, private lawns, and gardens.

Segmentation 2: by Type
•     Soil-Based Controller
•     Weather-Based Controller

The smart irrigation controllers market (by type) is dominated by weather-based irrigation controllers followed by soil-based irrigation controllers. Soil-based irrigation controllers are expected to witness the highest CAGR of 15.18% during the forecast period because sensors installed help in getting real-time soil moisture data at a faster rate depending upon the irrigation requirements. Soil-based controllers are better than weather-based controllers because they do not depend on weather forecasts or the data from the weather stations.

Segmentation 3: by Region
•    North America - U.S., Canada, and Mexico
•    Europe - Germany, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Rest-of-Europe
•    China
•    U.K.
•    Asia-Pacific - Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand, and Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
•    South America - Brazil, Argentina, and Rest-of-South America
•    Middle East and Africa - South Africa, Israel, and Rest-of-Middle East and Africa

The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest-growing market in the smart irrigation controllers industry. The rapid change in the climatic conditions, increasing government support, and increasing the need for saving water are the factors supporting the growth of smart irrigation controllers in the region.

Recent Developments in Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

•    In February 2022, Calsense launched Irrigation Management in terms of a Service, or IMaaS. IMaaS basically represents a unique also highly valuable approach to irrigation management, where it eliminates the need for customers mainly to secure capital funds to buy smart irrigation controllers, sensors as well as software.
•    In May 2021, the Toro Company acquired Left Hand Robotics, Inc. The acquisition mainly supports the Toro Company’s strategic leadership in next-generation technologies, which include alternative power, smart connected, as well as autonomous products.
•    In March 2020, Netafim had a collaboration with FluroSat to integrate FluroSat’s remote sensing technology into Netafim’s digital irrigation management platform Netbeat.
•    In June 2019, Rain Bird partnered with Living Turf as a primary distributor for the full range of Rain Bird Gold Irrigation products throughout Australia. This partnership would enable Rain Bird to expand in Australia.

Demand - Drivers and Limitations

Following are the demand drivers for the smart irrigation controllers market:

•    Increasing Adoption of Smart Agriculture Practice
•    Increasing Need for Water Conservation
•    Increased Government Initiative to Promote Sustainable Irrigation Technique

The market is expected to face some limitations too due to the following challenges:

•    High Cost of Smart Irrigation Systems
•    Lack of Standardization
•    Lack of Technical Knowledge and Limited Awareness among Farmers

Analyst Thoughts

According to Aparajita Borah, Senior Research Associate, BIS Research, “The smart irrigation controllers market is expected to be a great replacement of conventional irrigation controllers. Through a better adoption of these smart irrigation controllers, agriculture can be taken to an advanced level. Issues such as climate change and water scarcity can also be addressed, which will offer proper food security."

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1.1    Industry Outlook
         1.1.1    Market Overview
         1.1.2    Trends
                     1.1.2.1    Sustainable and Renewable Water Management
                     1.1.2.2    Integration of Wireless Technologies
                     1.1.2.3    Fertigation
         1.1.3    Supply Chain Analysis
         1.1.4    Ecosystem
                     1.1.4.1    Consortiums and Associations
                     1.1.4.2    Government Initiatives
1.2    Business Dynamics
         1.2.1    Business Drivers
                     1.2.1.1    Increasing Adoption of Smart Agriculture Practice
                     1.2.1.2    Increasing Need for Water Conservation
                     1.2.1.3    Increased Government Initiative to Promote Sustainable Irrigation Technique
         1.2.2    Business Challenges
                     1.2.2.1    High Cost of Smart Irrigation Systems
                     1.2.2.2    Lack of Technical Knowledge and Limited Awareness among Farmers
                     1.2.2.3    Lack of Standardization
         1.2.3    Market Strategies and Developments
                     1.2.3.1    Business Strategies
                                    1.2.3.1.1    Product Development
                     1.2.3.2    Corporate Strategies
                                    1.2.3.2.1    Mergers and Acquisitions
                                    1.2.3.2.2    Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Alliances
         1.2.4    Business Opportunities
                     1.2.4.1    Farm’s Data Management with the Help of Big Data
                     1.2.4.2    Growth Opportunities in Asia-Pacific Region
                     1.2.4.3    Advancement in Communication Technologies
1.3    Start-Up Landscape
         1.3.1    Key Start-Ups in the Ecosystem
         1.3.2    Investment Landscape
1.4    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

2.1    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
         2.1.1    Market Overview
         2.1.2    Agriculture Industry
                     2.1.2.1    Controlled Environment Agriculture
                     2.1.2.2    Open Field
         2.1.3    Non-Agriculture Industry
                     2.1.3.1    Residential
                     2.1.3.2    Golf Course and Sports Ground
                     2.1.3.3    Others
2.2    Demand Analysis of the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
         2.2.1    Demand Analysis of the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
         2.2.2    Demand Analysis of the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)

3.1    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Product)
         3.1.1    Weather-Based Controller
         3.1.2    Soil-Based Controller
3.2    Demand Analysis of the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Product)
3.3    Patent Analysis
         3.3.1    Patent Analysis (by Status)
         3.3.2    Patent Analysis (by Patent Office)

4.1    North America
         4.1.1    Market
                     4.1.1.1    Key Manufacturers in North America
                     4.1.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.1.2    Application
                     4.1.2.1    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.1.2.1.1    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.1.2.1.2    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.1.3    Type
                     4.1.3.1    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
         4.1.4    North America (by Country)
                     4.1.4.1    U.S.
                                    4.1.4.1.1    Market
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the U.S.
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.1.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.1.4.1.2    U.S. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.1.4.1.3    U.S. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.1.4.2    Canada
                                    4.1.4.2.1    Market
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Canada
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.1.4.2.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.1.4.2.2    Canada Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.1.4.2.3    Canada Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.1.4.3    Mexico
                                    4.1.4.3.1    Market
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Mexico
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.1.4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.1.4.3.2    Mexico Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.1.4.3.3    Mexico Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.2    South America
         4.2.1    Market
                     4.2.1.1    Key Manufacturers in South America
                     4.2.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.2.2    Application
                     4.2.2.1    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.2.2.1.1    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.2.2.1.2    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.2.3    Type
                     4.2.3.1    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
         4.2.4    South America (by Country)
                     4.2.4.1    Brazil
                                    4.2.4.1.1    Market
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Brazil
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.2.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.2.4.1.2    Brazil Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.2.4.1.3    Brazil Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.2.4.2    Argentina
                                    4.2.4.2.1    Market
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Argentina
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.2.4.2.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.2.4.2.2    Argentina Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.2.4.2.3    Argentina Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.2.4.3    Rest-of-South America
                                    4.2.4.3.1    Market
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the Rest-of-South America
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.2.4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.2.4.3.2    Rest-of-South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.2.4.3.3    Rest-of-South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.3    Europe
         4.3.1    Market
                     4.3.1.1    Key Manufacturers in Europe
                     4.3.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.3.2    Application
                     4.3.2.1    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.3.2.1.1    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.3.2.1.2    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.3.3    Type
                     4.3.3.1    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
         4.3.4    Europe (by Country)
                     4.3.4.1    Germany
                                    4.3.4.1.1    Market
                                                      4.3.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.3.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Germany
                                                      4.3.4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.3.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.3.4.1.2    Germany Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.3.4.1.3    Germany Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.3.4.2    France
                                    4.3.4.2.1    Market
                                                      4.3.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.3.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in France
                                                      4.3.4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.3.4.2.1.4    Business Drivers
                                   4.3.4.2.2    France Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                   4.3.4.2.3    France Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.3.4.3    Spain
                                    4.3.4.3.1    Market
                                                      4.3.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.3.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Spain
                                                      4.3.4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.3.4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.3.4.3.2    Spain Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.3.4.3.3    Spain Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.3.4.4    Netherlands
                                    4.3.4.4.1    Market
                                                      4.3.4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.3.4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the Netherlands
                                                      4.3.4.4.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.3.4.4.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.3.4.4.2    Netherlands Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.3.4.4.3    Netherlands Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.3.4.5    Rest-of-Europe
                                    4.3.4.5.1    Market
                                                      4.3.4.5.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.3.4.5.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the Rest-of-Europe
                                                      4.3.4.5.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.3.4.5.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.3.4.5.2    Rest-of-Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.3.4.5.3    Rest-of-Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.4    U.K.
         4.4.1    Markets
                     4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                     4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers in the U.K.
                     4.4.1.3    Business Challenges
                     4.4.1.4    Business Drivers
         4.4.2    Application
                     4.4.2.1    U.K. Smart irrigation controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.4.2.1.1    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.4.2.1.2    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.4.3    Type
                     4.4.3.1    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.5    Middle East and Africa
         4.5.1    Market
                     4.5.1.1    Key Manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa
                     4.5.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.5.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.5.2    Application
                     4.5.2.1    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.5.2.1.1    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.5.2.1.2    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.5.3    Type
                     4.5.3.1    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
         4.5.4    Middle East and Africa (by Country)
                     4.5.4.1    South Africa
                                    4.5.4.1.1    Market
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in South Africa
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.5.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.5.4.1.2    South Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.5.4.1.3    South Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.5.4.2    Israel
                                    4.5.4.2.1    Market
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Israel
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.5.4.2.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.5.4.2.2    Israel Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.5.4.2.3    Israel Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.5.4.3    Rest-of-Middle East and Africa
                                    4.5.4.3.1    Market
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the Rest-of-Middle East and Africa
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.5.4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.5.4.3.2    Rest-of-Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.5.4.3.3    Rest-of-Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.6    China
         4.6.1    Markets
                     4.6.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                     4.6.1.2    Key Manufacturers in China
                     4.6.1.3    Business Challenges
                     4.6.1.4    Business Drivers
         4.6.2    Application
                     4.6.2.1    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.6.2.1.1    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.6.2.1.2    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.6.3    Type
                     4.6.3.1    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
4.7    Asia-Pacific
         4.7.1    Market
                     4.7.1.1    Key Manufacturers in Asia-Pacific
                     4.7.1.2    Business Drivers
                     4.7.1.3    Business Challenges
         4.7.2    Application
                     4.7.2.1    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.7.2.1.1    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture)
                                    4.7.2.1.2    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture)
         4.7.3    Type
                     4.7.3.1    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
         4.7.4    Asia-Pacific (by Country)
                     4.7.4.1    Japan
                                    4.7.4.1.1    Market
                                                      4.7.4.1.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.7.4.1.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Japan
                                                      4.7.4.1.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.7.4.1.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.7.4.1.2    Japan Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.7.4.1.3    Japan Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.7.4.2    India
                                    4.7.4.2.1    Market
                                                      4.7.4.2.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.7.4.2.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in India
                                                      4.7.4.2.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.7.4.2.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.7.4.2.2    India Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.7.4.2.3    India Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.7.4.3    Australia and New Zealand
                                    4.7.4.3.1    Market
                                                      4.7.4.3.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.7.4.3.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in Australia and New Zealand
                                                      4.7.4.3.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.7.4.3.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.7.4.3.2    Australia and New Zealand Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.7.4.3.3    Australia and New Zealand Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)
                     4.7.4.4    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
                                    4.7.4.4.1    Market
                                                      4.7.4.4.1.1    Buyer Attributes
                                                      4.7.4.4.1.2    Key Manufacturers Operating in the Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
                                                      4.7.4.4.1.3    Business Challenges
                                                      4.7.4.4.1.4    Business Drivers
                                    4.7.4.4.2    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application)
                                    4.7.4.4.3    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type)

5.1    Competitive Benchmarking
5.2    Market Share Analysis
         5.2.1    Market Share Analysis of Companies offering Smart Irrigation Controllers
5.3    Company Profiles
         5.3.1    Calsense
                     5.3.1.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.1.1.1    Role of Calsense in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.1.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.1.3    Business Strategies
                                    5.3.1.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.1.4    Analyst View
         5.3.2    Galcon Ltd.
                     5.3.2.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.2.1.1    Role of Galcon Ltd. in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.2.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.2.3    Analyst View
         5.3.3    Holman Industries
                     5.3.3.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.3.1.1    Role of Holman Industries in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.3.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.3.3    Analyst View
         5.3.4    Hunter Industries
                     5.3.4.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.4.1.1    Role of Hunter Industries in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.4.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.4.3    Business Strategy
                                    5.3.4.3.1    Product Development
                     5.3.4.4    Corporate Strategy
                                    5.3.4.4.1    Partnership
                     5.3.4.5    Analyst View
         5.3.5    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.
                     5.3.5.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.5.1.1    Role of HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc. in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.5.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.5.3    Business Strategies
                                    5.3.5.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.5.4    Corporate Strategy
                                    5.3.5.4.1    Partnership
                     5.3.5.5    Analyst View
         5.3.6    K-Rain Manufacturing Corporation
                     5.3.6.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.6.1.1    Role of K-Rain Manufacturing Corporation in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.6.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.6.3    Analyst View
         5.3.7    Lindsay Corporation
                     5.3.7.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.7.1.1    Role of Lindsay Corporation in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.7.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.7.3    Business Strategies
                                    5.3.7.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.7.4    Corporate Strategy
                                    5.3.7.4.1    Acquisitions
                                    5.3.7.4.2    Partnership
                     5.3.7.5    Analyst View
         5.3.8    Nelson Irrigation Corporation
                     5.3.8.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.8.1.1    Role of Nelson Irrigation Corporation in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.8.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.8.3    Business Strategies
                                    5.3.8.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.8.4    Analyst View
         5.3.9    Netafim
                     5.3.9.1    Company Overview
                                    5.3.9.1.1    Role of Netafim in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.9.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.9.3    Business Strategies
                                    5.3.9.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.9.4    Corporate Strategies
                                    5.3.9.4.1    Collaboration
                                    5.3.9.4.2    Partnerships
                     5.3.9.5    Analyst View
       5.3.10    Rachio, Inc.
                     5.3.10.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.10.1.1    Role of Rachio, Inc. in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.10.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.10.3    Business Strategies
                                      5.3.10.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.10.4    Analyst View
       5.3.11    Rain Bird Corporation
                     5.3.11.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.11.1.1    Role of Rain Bird Corporation in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.11.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.11.3    Business Strategies
                                     5.3.11.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.11.4    Corporate Strategy
                                      5.3.11.4.1    Partnerships
                     5.3.11.5    Analyst View
       5.3.12    Skydrop
                     5.3.12.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.12.1.1    Role of Skydrop in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.12.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.12.3    Business Strategies
                                      5.3.12.3.1    Product Developments
                     5.3.12.4    Corporate Strategy
                                      5.3.12.4.1    Partnerships
                     5.3.12.5    Analyst View
       5.3.13    The Toro Company
                     5.3.13.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.13.1.1    Role of The Toro Company in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.13.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.13.3    Corporate Strategy
                                      5.3.13.3.1    Acquisitions
                                      5.3.13.3.2    Partnerships
                     5.3.13.4    Analyst View
       5.3.14    Valmont Industries, Inc.
                     5.3.14.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.14.1.1    Role of Valmont Industries, Inc. in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.14.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.14.3    Corporate Strategy
                                      5.3.14.3.1    Acquisitions
                                      5.3.14.3.2    Collaborations
                     5.3.14.4    Analyst View
       5.3.15    Weathermatic
                     5.3.15.1    Company Overview
                                      5.3.15.1.1    Role of Weathermatic in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
                     5.3.15.2    Product Portfolio
                     5.3.15.3    Corporate Strategy
                                      5.3.15.3.1    Partnerships
                     5.3.15.4    Analyst View
5.4    Start-Up Companies Operating in Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
         5.4.1    Ecozen
                     5.4.1.1    Company Overview
         5.4.2    ET Water Systems, Inc.
                     5.4.2.1    Company Overview
         5.4.3    Smart Farm Systems, Inc.
                     5.4.3.1    Company Overview
         5.4.4    Sprinkl.io, LLC
                     5.4.4.1    Company Overview
         5.4.5    Wyze Labs, Inc.
                     5.4.5.1    Company Overview

6.1    Data Sources
         6.1.1    Primary Data Sources
         6.1.2    Secondary Data Sources
         6.1.3    Data Triangulation
6.2    Market Estimation and Forecast
         6.2.1    Factors for Data Prediction and Modelling

Table 1:    Significance of Integrated Wireless Technologies
Table 2:    Fertilizers Use Efficiency under Various Approaches of Water Application
Table 3:    Key Consortiums and Associations in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 4:    Government Initiatives toward Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 5:    Initiatives by Governments of Various Countries to Promote IoT
Table 6:    Product Development (by Company), January 2017-April 2022
Table 7:    Mergers and Acquisitions (by Company), January 2017-April 2022
Table 8:    Start-Up Companies Operating in Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 9:    Key Investments in the Ecosystem, 2017-2022
Table 10:    Controllers for Controlled Environment Agriculture Offered by Key Companies Operating in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 11:    Controllers for Open Field Agriculture Offered by Key Companies Operating in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 12:    Controllers for Residential Irrigation Offered by Key Companies Operating in the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Table 13:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 14:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 15:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 16:    Key Product Offerings in the Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers Segment
Table 17:    Key Product Offerings in the Soil-Based Irrigation Controllers Segment
Table 18:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Product), $Million, 2020-2026
Table 19:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Region), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 20:    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 21:    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 22:    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 23:    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 24:    North America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Country), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 25:    U.S. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 26:    U.S. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 27:    Canada Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 28:    Canada Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 29:    Mexico Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 30:    Mexico Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 31:    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 32:    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 33:    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 34:    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 35:    South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Country), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 36:    Brazil Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 37:    Brazil Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 38:    Argentina Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 39:    Argentina Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 40:    Rest-of-South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 41:    Rest-of-South America Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 42:    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 43:    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 44:    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 45:    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 46:    Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Country), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 47:    Germany Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 48:    Germany Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 49:    France Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 50:    France Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 51:    Spain Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 52:    Spain Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 53:    Netherlands Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 54:    Netherlands Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 55:    Rest-of-Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 56:    Rest-of-Europe Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 57:    U.K. Smart irrigation controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2020-2026
Table 58:    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 59:    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 60:    U.K. Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 61:    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 62:    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 63:    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 64:    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 65:    Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Country), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 66:    South Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 67:    South Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 68:    Israel Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 69:    Israel Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 70:    Rest-of-Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 71:    Rest-of-Middle East and Africa Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 72:    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 73:    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 74:    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 75:    China Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 76:    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 77:    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 78:    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Non-Agriculture), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 79:    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 80:    Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Country), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 81:    Japan Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 82:    Japan Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 83:    India Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 84:    India Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 85:    Australia and New Zealand Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 86:    Australia and New Zealand Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 87:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 88:    Rest-of-Asia-Pacific Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Table 89:    Calsense: Product Portfolio
Table 90:    Product Developments
Table 91:    Galcon Ltd.: Product Portfolio
Table 92:    Holman Industries: Product Portfolio
Table 93:    Hunter Industries: Product Portfolio
Table 94:    Hunter Industries: Product Development
Table 95:    Hunter Industries.: Partnership
Table 96:    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.: Product Portfolio
Table 97:    Product Developments
Table 98:    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.: Partnership
Table 99:    K-Rain Manufacturing Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 100:    Lindsay Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 101:    Product Developments
Table 102:    Lindsay Corporation: Acquisitions
Table 103:    Lindsay Corporation: Partnership
Table 104:    Nelson Irrigation Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 105:    Product Developments
Table 106:    Netafim: Product Portfolio
Table 107:    Product Developments
Table 108:    Netafim: Collaboration
Table 109:    Netafim: Partnerships
Table 110:    Rachio, Inc.: Product Portfolio
Table 111:    Product Developments
Table 112:    Rain Bird Corporation: Product Portfolio
Table 113:    Product Developments
Table 114:    Rain Bird Corporation: Partnerships
Table 115:    Skydrop: Product Portfolio
Table 116:    Product Developments
Table 117:    Skydrop: Partnerships
Table 118:    The Toro Company: Product Portfolio
Table 119:    The Toro Company: Acquisitions
Table 120:    The Toro Company: Partnerships
Table 121:    Valmont Industries, Inc.: Product Portfolio
Table 122:    Valmont Industries, Inc.: Acquisitions
Table 123:    Valmont Industries, Inc.: Collaborations
Table 124:    Weathermatic: Product Portfolio
Table 125:    Weathermatic: Partnerships

Figure 1:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market, $Million, 2021-2027
Figure 2:    Market Drivers and Challenges in Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market
Figure 3:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Type), $Million, 2021-2027
Figure 4:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Application), $Million, 2021-2027
Figure 5:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by Region), $Billion, 2021
Figure 6:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market Coverage
Figure 7:    Smart Irrigation Controllers Supply Chain
Figure 8:    Share of Key Market Strategies and Development, January 2017-April 2022
Figure 9:    Product Developments (by Company), January 2017-April 2022
Figure 10:    Partnerships, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Alliances (by Company), January 2017-April 2022
Figure 11:    Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market: Investment and Funding in $Million, 2018-2022
Figure 12:    Investment and Funding Landscape Share (by Company), %, 2018-2022
Figure 13:    Investment and Funding Landscape Share (by Country), %, 2018-2022
Figure 14:    Smart Irrigation Controllers Market (by End-User Industry)
Figure 15:    Types of Smart Irrigation Controllers
Figure 16:    Types of Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers
Figure 17:    Patents Filed or Granted for the Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market, January 2019-May 2022
Figure 18:    Patent Analysis (by Status), January 2019-May 2022
Figure 19:    Patent Analysis (by Patent Office), January 2019-December 2021
Figure 20:    Competitive Market High and Low Matrix
Figure 21:    Market Share Analysis of Companies Offering Smart Irrigation Controllers, 2021
Figure 22:    Data Triangulation
Figure 23:    Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approach
Figure 24:    Assumptions and Limitations

Market Report Coverage

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

Base Year

2021

Market Size in 2021

$588.47 Million

Forecast Period

2022-2027

Value Projection and Estimation by 2027

$1,280.81 Million

CAGR During Forecast Period

13.98%

Number of Tables

125

Number of Pages

207

Number of Figures

24

 

Key Market Players and Competition Synopsis

The companies that are profiled have been selected based on inputs gathered from primary experts and analyzing company coverage, product portfolio, and market penetration.

Some of the prominent names established in this market are:

•    Calsense
•    Galcon Ltd.
•    Holman Industries
•    Hunter Industries
•    HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.
•    K-Rain Manufacturing Corporation
•    Lindsay Corporation
•    Nelson Irrigation Corporation
•    Netafim
•    Rachio, Inc.
•    Rain Bird Corporation
•    Skydrop
•    The Toro Company
•    Valmont Industries, Inc.    
•    Weathermatic

How can this report add value?

Product/Innovation Strategy: The product segment helps the reader understand the different types of smart irrigation controller products available to be used in agriculture and non-agricultural fields. Moreover, the study provides the reader with a detailed understanding of the different smart irrigation controllers-based products by application (agriculture-based smart irrigation controllers and non-agriculture-based smart irrigation controllers) and by type (soil-based controllers and weather-based controllers). Smart irrigation controllers reduce outdoor water usage by monitoring and controlling the information about the site and then apply the required amount of water. Smart irrigation controllers are a new generation of irrigation controllers which use the weather conditions, current and historic evapotranspiration, soil moisture levels, and other factors to meet the water demand with regard to plants.

Growth/Marketing Strategy: The global smart irrigation controllers market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint venture. The favored strategy for the companies has been product launches to strengthen their position in the smart irrigation controllers market. For instance, in February 2022, Calsense launched Irrigation Management in terms of a Service, or IMaaS. IMaaS basically represents a unique also highly valuable approach to irrigation management, where it eliminates the need for customers mainly to secure capital funds to buy smart irrigation controllers, sensors as well as software.

Competitive Strategy: Key players in the global smart irrigation controllers market analyzed and profiled in the study involve smart irrigation controller manufacturers that provide different types of smart controllers for several uses. Moreover, a detailed competitive benchmarking of the players operating in the global smart irrigation controllers market has been done to help the reader understand how players stack against each other, presenting a clear market landscape. Additionally, comprehensive competitive strategies such as partnerships, agreements, and collaborations will aid the reader in understanding the untapped revenue pockets in the market.

Industry & Technology Overview

Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market: Industry Overview

The global smart irrigation controllers market was valued at $588.47 million in 2021, which is expected to grow with a CAGR of 13.98% and reach $1,280.81 million by 2027. The growth in the global smart irrigation controllers market is expected to be driven by the increasing adoption of smart agriculture practices and government initiatives toward sustainable irrigation techniques.

Market Lifecycle Stage

The smart irrigation controllers market is in the introductory growth phase. Increased research and development activities in agriculture, rising awareness of tech-based farming, climatic change, and water scarcity in many countries are expected to increase the demand for smart irrigation controllers among the farmers and agriculture companies.

Data management of farms with the help of big data and advancements in communication technologies are some of the major opportunities in the global smart irrigation controllers market. Moreover, the smart irrigation controllers market has huge opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region since most of the countries located in this region have huge agricultural sectors that contribute to each of the nations’ GDP.

Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

Impact

•    North America generated the highest revenue of $211.85 million in 2021, which is expected to reach $440.40 million by 2027. The region has been experiencing rapid growth in the smart irrigation industry in the past few years owing to the increasing technological advancements and increasing government support for the use of smart irrigation controllers. Most of the water used for landscape irrigation is wasted because of the use of traditional irrigation systems. Increasing demand for smart irrigation controllers that meet the demand for run times and water schedules automatically is expected to increase the growth in the coming years. 
•    Furthermore, Europe generated a revenue of $117.69 million in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.95% from 2022 to 2027. High revenue generation was majorly attributed to increasing the use of smart irrigation systems and increasing investments from the European Commission for IoT-based smart irrigation. Most of the growth is expected to be driven by Eastern Europe countries in the forecast period.

Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 impact on the smart irrigation market was witnessed in the short term in 2020 and in 2021. However, the market is anticipated to witness robust growth and recovery with increasing demand for installation of the IoT devices in the agricultural farms throughout the world to make optimum utilization of resources with limited labor requirements in the agriculture fields. Therefore, the demand for smart irrigation controllers in agri and non-agri sectors is expected to increase during and post-COVID-19 pandemic.

Market Segmentation:

Segmentation 1: by Application
•    Agriculture 
•    Non-Agriculture 
     
The global smart irrigation controllers market, based on the application segment, is expected to be dominated by the non-agriculture industry. This is due to the increasing usage of smart irrigation controllers in golf courses, sports grounds, residential areas, private lawns, and gardens.

Segmentation 2: by Type
•     Soil-Based Controller
•     Weather-Based Controller

The smart irrigation controllers market (by type) is dominated by weather-based irrigation controllers followed by soil-based irrigation controllers. Soil-based irrigation controllers are expected to witness the highest CAGR of 15.18% during the forecast period because sensors installed help in getting real-time soil moisture data at a faster rate depending upon the irrigation requirements. Soil-based controllers are better than weather-based controllers because they do not depend on weather forecasts or the data from the weather stations.

Segmentation 3: by Region
•    North America - U.S., Canada, and Mexico
•    Europe - Germany, Netherlands, Spain, France, and Rest-of-Europe
•    China
•    U.K.
•    Asia-Pacific - Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand, and Rest-of-Asia-Pacific
•    South America - Brazil, Argentina, and Rest-of-South America
•    Middle East and Africa - South Africa, Israel, and Rest-of-Middle East and Africa

The Asia-Pacific region is the fastest-growing market in the smart irrigation controllers industry. The rapid change in the climatic conditions, increasing government support, and increasing the need for saving water are the factors supporting the growth of smart irrigation controllers in the region.

Recent Developments in Global Smart Irrigation Controllers Market

•    In February 2022, Calsense launched Irrigation Management in terms of a Service, or IMaaS. IMaaS basically represents a unique also highly valuable approach to irrigation management, where it eliminates the need for customers mainly to secure capital funds to buy smart irrigation controllers, sensors as well as software.
•    In May 2021, the Toro Company acquired Left Hand Robotics, Inc. The acquisition mainly supports the Toro Company’s strategic leadership in next-generation technologies, which include alternative power, smart connected, as well as autonomous products.
•    In March 2020, Netafim had a collaboration with FluroSat to integrate FluroSat’s remote sensing technology into Netafim’s digital irrigation management platform Netbeat.
•    In June 2019, Rain Bird partnered with Living Turf as a primary distributor for the full range of Rain Bird Gold Irrigation products throughout Australia. This partnership would enable Rain Bird to expand in Australia.

Demand - Drivers and Limitations

Following are the demand drivers for the smart irrigation controllers market:

•    Increasing Adoption of Smart Agriculture Practice
•    Increasing Need for Water Conservation
•    Increased Government Initiative to Promote Sustainable Irrigation Technique

The market is expected to face some limitations too due to the following challenges:

•    High Cost of Smart Irrigation Systems
•    Lack of Standardization
•    Lack of Technical Knowledge and Limited Awareness among Farmers

Analyst Thoughts

According to Aparajita Borah, Senior Research Associate, BIS Research, “The smart irrigation controllers market is expected to be a great replacement of conventional irrigation controllers. Through a better adoption of these smart irrigation controllers, agriculture can be taken to an advanced level. Issues such as climate change and water scarcity can also be addressed, which will offer proper food security."

FAQ's

What are smart irrigation controllers?

Smart irrigation controllers manage watering schedules and run times automatically to meet some specific landscape needs. These controllers are also proven technology to enhance outdoor water use efficiencies. A smart irrigation system mainly collects information from sensors and then sends predefined user orders to actuators, which further make the water sprinkler go off. The data has been collected further by moisture sensors. Smart irrigation controllers also save water use.

What are the key trends in smart irrigation controllers?

The key trends in the smart irrigation controllers market include advancements in communication technologies and farm data management with big data. Smartphones have been receiving high traction for the past several years. Hence, most of the smart home-based irrigation controller manufacturers are focusing on integrating functionalities that can allow communication through smart home systems through voice.

What kinds of new strategies are being adopted by the existing market players to strengthen their market position in the industry?

The global smart irrigation controllers market has seen major development by key players operating in the market, such as product launch, business expansion, partnership, collaboration, and joint ventures. According to BIS Research analysis, the majority of the companies preferred partnerships, collaborations, and joint ventures as a strategy to further increase their growth in the global smart irrigation controller market. Companies such as Toro Company, Netafim, and Calsense have majorly adopted partnerships, collaborations, and joint venture strategies.

For a new company looking to enter the smart irrigation controllers market, which areas could it focus upon to stay ahead of the competition?

A new entrant can focus on the latest technology to implement with smart irrigation controllers and tap untapped markets. They can also focus on entering in APAC market.

What is the USP of this report?

The following are the USPs of this report:

•    Extensive competitive benchmarking of the top 15 players, including companies offering smart irrigation controllers for both agri and non-agri applications, has been done to offer a holistic view of the global smart irrigation controllers market landscape.
•    Market ranking analysis based on product portfolio, recent developments, and regional spread
•    Investment landscape including product adoption scenario, funding, and patent analysis

Who should buy this report?

The companies that manufacture and commercialize smart irrigation controllers, companies that produce machinery for agricultural uses, agri-input suppliers, raw material suppliers, research institutions, and regulatory bodies can buy this report.

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