Cyber-Rain Launching New Product

Encino-based Cyber-Rain, the venture backed developer of smart irrigation controllers, is launching a new product this week for remote management of those controllers. The new product, the XCI Cloud, is geared at owners and managers of residential and commercial properties, allowing them to monitor and control watering remotely from the Internet. Cyber-Rain has also released a free, iPhone app which allows customers to control their systems via their smartphone. Cyber-Rain makes smart irrigation controllers which use information from the Internet to intelligently control how much to irrigate landscaping. Cyber-Rain is venture backed by DeWaay Investment Partners, Athenian Venture Partners, Momentum Venture Management and Funk Ventures.