05740031 is referenced by 94 patents and cites 31 patents.

An irrigation system for controlling a plurality of watering stations whereby each station is irrigated in accordance with the specific soil needs at that station; the system includes a plurality of irrigation controllers, one at each watering station, each controller including a power line transceiver, a micro-processor, an erasable non-volatile memory, and an actuating circuitry for activating a valve actuator in response to data received from a computer; a power line network powers the controllers and serves as a medium through which the controllers communicate between one another and the computer.

Title
Control system for the irrigation of watering stations
Application Number
8/528648
Publication Number
5740031
Application Date
September 7, 1995
Publication Date
April 14, 1998
Inventor
Romain Gagnon
Saint-Bruno
CA
Agent
Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro
Assignee
Smart Rain
CA
IPC
G05B 11/01
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