Updated on February 23, 2024

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Created on December 6, 2022

Siri

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Siri helps farmers to control irrigation and fertigation automatically for improved water use efficiency.

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  • Flybird Farm Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
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Product Description

Siri is a sensor based irrigation controller that uses sensor measurements to determine irrigation scheduling. Soil moisture data is used to control both irrigation and fertilizer application. Siri can be used in greenhouse and open-field production irrigated systems as well as hydroponics and fertigation systems.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Market Suggested Retail Price

$277.00

Market Suggested Retail Price (Secondary Currency)

22,000 IND

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Flybird Innovations

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Netafim Family Drip System.

Manufacturing/Building Method

The product is mass produced in India.

Intellectural Property Type

Trademark

User Provision Model

Siri can be purchased online at India Mart and at their headquarters in Bangalore, India. 

Distributions to Date Status

Nearly 1,000 units (Interview with manufacturer in October 2022)

Coefficient of distribution uniformity

Unknown

Highest limit burst pressure

Unknown

Maximum run length

Unknown

Minimum viable operating pressure

Unknown

Design Specifications

Siri contains an 4/8/16/32 (2,10,20,25 acres respectively) valve control, 2 pump motors and filter control, up to 5 tank fertigation, sensors including temperature, humidity, soil moisture, soil temperature and rainfall. It also comes with digital water and ferti meters, SMS based control, and climate control for greenhouses.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by manufacturer through local partners that provide technical support.

Replacement Components

Can be obtained from the manufacturer.

Lifecycle

12-15 years (Interview with manufacturer in October 2022) 

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Siri saves 20-30 % of irrigation water and 300 man hours per month. 25-30% water savings, 15-20 % yield, 25-40% fertilizer saving.

Vetted Performance Status

Performance test by manufacturers ISO 9001 certified(Interview with manufacturer in October 2022)

Safety

Unknown

Complementary Technical Systems

The controller is either sold as a complete system or just as individual components, depending on the client's requirements. Flybird Farm Innovations Pvt Ltd also sells other irrigation controllers that are volume based, time based and a Smart Fertigation Kit.

Academic Research and References

None

Compliance with regulations

This product is ISO 9001 certified.

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