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Apple Watch App Moves Lawnmower

  • Voltimum, Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:22 AM

The Swedish company Husqvarna, which used to make competition off-road motorcycles but which now manufactures outdoor power products such as motor mowers, garden tractors and trimmers, has launched an Apple Watch app that allows remote control of your lawnmower. The new Automower Connect app allows users to control, configure and monitor the Husqvarna robotic lawnmower models Automower 320, 330X and 450X from the wrist. The app means, therefore, that garden loving homeowners and others don’t need to have direct contact with their mowers. Laziness? Possibly, but bear in mind the following: Every time you start your mower, you are dealing with a dangerous and potentially deadly piece of equipment. In the United States, Consumer Product Safety Commission statistics are shocking, as every year, around 800 children are run over by riding mowers or small tractors and more than 600 of those incidents result in amputation.

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