Dripio is launching a crowdfunding campaign this month on Kickstarter, utilizing the proceeds to bring the first generation of its unique smart irrigation system to home gardeners across the globe. With a goal of $50,000, Dripio aims to have its system in consumers’ hands at the start of the 2019 gardening season.
Dripio was developed to solve a chronic problem for home gardeners: the ability to water a diverse range of flora with the right amount of water, at the right time of day, and with the right frequency. While home gardeners have long had access to watering solutions like sprinklers and drip irrigation systems, no single product has provided a complete means of watering needs for the different trees, shrubs, vegetables, green fences, and other flowers and plants which inhabit most gardens. As a result, gardeners end up unknowingly harming their gardens due to inappropriate watering routines.
“My garden is my pride and joy,” said Alex Zehnbacht, Dripio’s creator, “but caring for all the different plants requires so much attention to detail, not to mention a lot of time. I couldn’t find any product on the market that would help me water my garden how and when it was required. That’s why I created Dripio.”
Dripio’s simple-yet-powerful system knows when an how much your plant need watering. It is preloaded with watering schedules for different types of plants and scenarios, but can easily be reprogrammed to fit the specific needs of any garden. Dripio leverages today’s technology to assist in its management, with the ability to customize watering needs based on local weather conditions among other variables. The materials used in Dripio’s production are both affordable and durable, making it a practical home gardening investment for the long-term. Dripio is designed to be both flexible and infinitely expandable, with the ability to work in any size garden.
With its prototyping and testing phases over, the team behind Dripio has chosen to engage in a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to fund its initial round of production. “As we’ve been sharing the Dripio story with others, we discovered the sincere passion so many people have for gardening,” said Zehnbacht. “We decided to pursue the crowdfunding route because we knew that not only would it be a great way to raise money, but it would also help us connect with the gardening community in a genuine way.”
Dripio’s Kickstarter campaign is scheduled to run from mid-November to mid-December, 2018. To pre-order Dripio products, meet the creators, and learn more about the product that is changing the way we water our gardens, visit the following page.
First conceived in 2016 by serial entrepreneur Alex Zehnbacht, Dripio is a connected smart system designed to individually water and care for garden plants, beds, and green fences. It is versatile and adaptable to any kind of garden. It consists of a Wi-Fi connected controller and as many smart valves as an individual garden needs. Dripio was developed by gardeners for gardeners, and is a perfect solution both for novices and experts.