Nest Overview

Nest is a Silicon Valley cloud surveillance provider acquired by Google in 2014.

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  • ...above and beyond what other consumer/DIY cloud offerings have claimed and failed to deliver, such as Nest IQ or Netatmo Welcome.  However, users should beware of gesture detection claims which simply...
  • ... But what do integrators actually recommend? Is it: Consumer products like Nest, Ring or Blink Low-cost professional products like Dahua or Hikvision Higher-end professional...
  • ...Surveillance Market The Cloud Cam shows that Amazon is not afraid to compete directly with companies like Nest and Ring, who are established sellers of consumer-oriented surveillance cameras on Amazon. While...
  • ...  But how does the camera stack up against incumbent cloud cameras like Nest, Ezviz, Arlo, and others? We bought the Amazon Cloud Cam to find out. In this report, we...
  • Google's expansion continues, this time into home security with their Nest subsidiary's move into alarm systems. They paid more than a half-billion dollars to get into...
  • NEST And MONI An Oxymoron? on Nov 12, 2017
    Google NEST SECURE partner with MONI / ASCMA…. an oxymoron! A 2018 business model “nesting” with a 1970s...
  • ...Customer Burden This is better than how some product end-of-life's have been handled, for example Google/Nest's abrupt discontinuation of Revolv, with no refunds offered. However, users still need...
  • ...: Nest Cam Outdoor @ $199, Netgear Arlo @ $180, Arlo Pro @ $249, etc.) Additional Storage...
  • ... Canary Cisco Dahua Digital Watchdog EZVIZ FLIR GeoVision Hanwha Hikvision IQEye Mobotix Nest Panasonic Pelco Samsung (Consumer) Sony Uniview Vivotek Manufacturer Reset...
  • ... Other IoT Product Support: In terms of 'non-Honeywell' IoT systems and devices, ADC works with Nest, Apple Home, and 'offbeat' IoT brands like Rach.Io, where Honeywell is more closed. Honeywell...
  • ...aggressive dealer and support channel, and even touts fashionable integrations not available with ADC like Nest and Amazon. However, in terms of existing marketshare, ADC has a vast established customer base...
  • ...FLIR FX (Tested) Kuna (Tested) Kuna Toucan LG Smart Security Wireless Camera MyFox Security Camera Nest Cam (Tested) Nest Cam Outdoor (Tested) Nest Cam IQ (Tested) Netatmo Presence Netatmo Welcome...
  • IR Surveillance Guide on Jul 31, 2017
    ...IR, the past year has seen an increase in "invisible" 940nm LEDs used, with consumer options such as Nest IQ and the Yi Home 2 adopting it, as well as multiple Vivotek and Axis models. We expect...
  • Alarm.com Tested on Jul 13, 2017
    ...to retain connections to WiFi video devices at equal or greater distances in tests like Ring Pro and Nest. Limited Camera Selection The platform works with private labeled WiFi cameras and encoders,...
  • Nest Cam IQ Tested on Jul 10, 2017
    Nest has released their latest entry in their camera line, the Nest Cam IQ, touting 4K "Supersight",...
  • ...  Comparison To Cloud IP Cameras Many IP cameras offer cloud monitoring / recording (from Nest to Hikvision Ezviz to NetGear Arlo and dozens of others). However, few, if any offer covert IP...
  • ...including the $80 autotracking EZVIZ Mini Plus 360, wirefree NetGear Arlo, and historic consumer leader Nest. [premium_content] Summary The main positives in our tests were: Image quality of the A1...
  • ...Sentinel's residential crime-prediction product will be sold in a direct-to-consumer model, similar to Nest, SimpliSafe, UmboCV and other relatively recent entries into the consumer security market. The...
  • New "Nest Cam IQ" indoor model has a 4K sensor. Video is still 1080p, but sensor allows for high-res...
  • Consumers increasingly demand video doorbells, with "doorbells selling like hotcakes, everyone...
  • Ring Floodlight Cam Tested on Apr 20, 2017
    ... We bought and tested the Floodlight Cam against the Nest Outdoor camera to see how it performed in a typical residential setting, how easy it was to...
  • ... Compared To Nest Pro Umbo's approach to the product, is similar to Nest, with a consumer-oriented...
  • ...Ring Stick Up Camera's image quality was average to below average, with daytime details similar to the Nest Cam (though with a much narrower FOV), and poor low light details with purple-toned images due...
  • ...  I have a good customer, heavy manufacturing, and one of the team members thinks Nest Cam is every bit as good as the upper-end products.  My first reaction was to tell myself I did...
  • ...claiming partnerships with long-time lock brands like Era and Miwa and other tech companies like Google's Nest. Custom Hardware Designs One of the novel aspects of Unikey's offering is that the company...
  • SimpliSafe Camera Tested on Mar 07, 2017
    ...Based on our testing, the SimpliSafe camera is limited compared to typical consumer/DIY cameras such as Nest or EZVIZ, with below average low light imaging, lacking basic usability features, and is unable...
  • ... This pricing is lower than average compared to most cloud cameras, such as Nest (~$180) or even EZVIZ's own Mini Plus (~$100). Cloud access to live video and SD card...
  • ... Note that cloud services such as Hik-Connect, Nest, etc., also encrypt this traffic. Reliability: Because they use dedicated hardware, VPNs are...
  • ...week's storage, or ~$30 for a month (these prices are similar to typical cloud storage plans, such as Nest Aware). No Contracts ADT claims monitoring will be on a month to month basis, with no...
  • ...but significantly less expensive than most DIY cloud models, typically $100-150 or more, such as the Nest Cam. Geovision offers other models, as well, including outdoor bullet (~$100), cube (~$90), and...
  • Dropcam / Nest Cam has been an adversary of security integrators, with them selling direct online and focusing...
  • After years of claiming an outdoor model was "coming", addressing their biggest user demand, Nest has finally released their Outdoor Camera, an IP67 1080p model, along with improvements to their...
  • ... Compared To Nest Outdoor Cam The closest comparison to what Nepoware is doing may be the Nest Outdoor Cam, which...
  • ... Nest) which charge $8-10 per month for 7 day recording and do not offer local SD card access, with...
  • We are considering in our market place, and was wondering what is best wireless camera manufacturer?
  • NEST CEO was ousted / resigned after strong criticisms from Dropcam's CEO. One of the key issues was...
  • Homeowners have almost no idea who Axis is, but associate Honeywell closely with security. A...
  • ... Open Zigbee, Nest Integration While Sage sells private branded cameras, sensors, plugs, and bulbs, the system...
  • ... I wonder if the popularity of cloud video like Nest, Canary, and countless others are going to force changes here. The density of cloud based...
  • ... This is notably lower than many consumer models, such as the Nest Cam (~$200), as well as those integrating home hub features such as Canary (~$249) and Piper...
  • ... What companies are examples of this? Genetec Cloud LPR, Camio, Nest Cam Embedded Camera Analytics What is it? One manufacturer develops and manufacturers a camera...
  • ...crying detection People counting Gesture control And unlike, big name competitors, such as Google Nest Cam that cost $200, the Xi 2 camera is just ~$130. We bought one and tested it against Google...
  • ...Kisi claims a sizeable number of valuable integrations with popular platforms: These include: Nest Cams Ring Doorbells IFTTT: A general purpose rules engine for integrating other IFTTT enabled...
  • This story is going around various home automation discussion groups: On May 15th a critical Nest product will go dark. Google/Nest are basically deciding to kill off a functioning product....
  • The job you did on Nest's CEO was incredible. You went public, empowering the Information to rip Nest's CEO...
  • ...subscriber only Silicon Valley technology site, has released a devastating takedown of the problems at Nest, including shocking fights between the CEO of Dropcam and the CEO of Nest. In this report, we...
  • ...7M, over twice what Dropcam raised for a product in a similar space, and $13M over Nest's total funding before acquisition. Total Valuation A $202 million valuation for Ring is being...
  • VSaaS ranked #2 in the Next Big Thing 2020, but new integrator survey results show current usage...
  • ...Safety and Security segment, but they've lost that edge over the last several years with companies like Nest blazing new ground while Honeywell generally fails to keep up or maintain an innovative edge....
  • ...can purchase a three camera Blink system ($220) for only ~$20 more than a single home camera, such as Nest, Samsung, Canary, etc., usually ~$200. However, this is significantly more than some wireless...
  • ... For those who could not justify a ~$200 Nest, Canary, or other Western DIY cameras and mostly want live video, this class of cameras will be...
  • ... This is in line with other consumer models such as the Nest Cam or Simplicam (which also includes face rec), both ~$200 online. Netatmo has no monthly...
  • ... This search is shown in this animation: We tested Camio with IP cameras, including Axis and Nest, to see how well these features performed. [premium_content] Exec Summary Camio's analytics,...
  • ... This puts it in the same range as other consumer cameras, such as Nest or Simplicam. However, these competitors do not include pan/tilt capability, built in siren, or...
  • Angelcam Cloud Video Tested on Oct 13, 2015
    ...more and more hype plus with early market leader Dropcam stumbling after being acquired by Google / Nest, there is increased interest in emerging VSaaS / cloud video options. Cloud camera startup...
  • Fear mongering or truth? Nest has a paid NYT article claiming modern homes burn 8x faster. Quite a way to sell a smoke...
  • ... Any idea how many nest/drop cams are in use?
  • ... As a size comparison, below we have the Petzi and Google Nest Cam side by side. Not Suitable For Security Petzi is unsuitable for security purposes for...
  • ... [premium_content] Dropcam vs Google Nest Cam Dropcam first came to market ~5 years ago in 2010, using an Axis cube camera. However, it...
  • I'm basically looking for a Wireless camera with additional micro SD storage with live view....
  • ... Instead of replacing existing units with a Nest Detector costing a hundred dollars or more, Roost sells a replacement battery for 65% less that...
  • New Google Nest Cam Tested on Jun 29, 2015
    The most important advance for the new Google Nest Cam is video analytics. Though this has not been the focus in the mainstream press, IPVM...
  • A year after Dropcam's puzzling appearance at ISC West 2014, now-parent company Google/Nest is back, marketing its new Nest Pro dealer program.  Nest had their own big, wooden, nest-like...
  • ... Now acquired by Nest/Google, the whole band is back together: Oh the humanity.... Oh, behave! And stop by the...
  • ..., Hikvision EZVIZ, Axis AVHS, Nest Cam) (Related: Network Addressing for Video Surveillance Guide and Converged vs. Dedicated...
  • Nest\Google Buy Revolv on Oct 24, 2014
    As I predicted.
  • Just months after Google / Nest bought Dropcam, Nest has announced the first 2 integrations between their thermostats and...
  • ... Google seems to know it, too, addressing it on the Nest Blog with this statement: Once the deal closes, we’ll incorporate Dropcam into how we do...
  • Google, via its Nest Labs subsidiary, has acquired home security specialist Dropcam for $555 million...
  • Nest's smoke detector is for sale again, along with a white paper on the exact nature and prevalence...
  • ...2 billion, more than what Axis is worth, Google is acquiring Nest, a startup founded in 2010 whose aim is to "take the unloved products in your home and make...
  • The big news in consumer electronics this week is a residential super safety device from Nest, the startup with the thermostat Honeywell is suing. While your run of the mill smoke detector...
  • ... What companies are examples of this? Genetec Cloud LPR, Camio, Nest Cam Embedded Camera Analytics What is it? One manufacturer develops and manufacturers a camera...