Automation

Hortau’s automation technology is a complete wireless automation system that integrates flawlessly with existing irrigation operations.

automationHortau automation helps remove production errors and gives growers more visibility into the irrigation process.

Automation lets growers irrigate with the push of a button on their mobile device or PC, irrigating on demand or automatically depending on soil tension readings or temperature (frost events, for example). Hortau’s Irrolis software also securely logs water use, pressure, engine run time and more.

Here’s a look at just some of the ways Hortau automation can help make your irrigation practices more convenient and efficient:

Pump Auto Start

  • Hortau’s Field Control Unit can easily be interfaced to electric motors or diesel engines.
  • View your diesel engine dashboard remotely from the web.
  • Remotely start and stop pumps, read your pump discharge pressure and flow rate.
  • Hortau can support different diesel engine controllers to give you control of your pumping operation seamlessly and efficiently.

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Valve Actuation

  • Hortau’s Field Control Unit can also operate up to three DC latching solenoid independently of one other.
  • Use multiple Field Control Units to operate a complete irrigation network regardless of scale.
  • View your valve status at a glance.
  • The system also allows you to read flow meters and pressure gauges distributed along your irrigation lines.

Device Configuration Over The Air

  • All Hortau wireless devices can be updated and configured remotely, over the air, directly by you or by Hortau’s technical support team.
  • Get the latest features, change your device settings and update your device operating firmware remotely when upgrades are available.