Nest Overview

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

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  • Increasingly, sellers are marketing products as "TAA Compliant". While this term may not widely...
  • ... However, Wyze is one of few DIY/consumer camera developers to offer this feature (along with Nest and more recently Yi), and one of the lowest-priced cameras on the market, so Friendly Faces is...
  • ...is consistent with what they previously told us: If you’re going to have just a front door with a Nest cam and a back door with a Nest cam, then that would be the way to go. But if you have an...
  • Alarm.com is a long-time cloud security systems provider but is relatively new to access control....
  • ... The customer self installed a Nest camera in the room facing the motion detector to capture a bank of windows. At 6:00AM the blinds...
  • ...Facial Recognition Tested Ivideon - Ivideon Russian VSaaS Profile Kairos Kneron Lensec Luxand Nest - Nest Cam IQ Tested OLOID - Oloid 'World's First' Software Access Reader OWAL - OWAL...
  • Meraki MV2 IP Camera Test on Sep 28, 2021
    Meraki has released their MV2 Indoor Flex wireless camera, with an atypical form factor more like a Nest Cam than typical commercial cameras. To see how it really works, we bought and tested the...
  • ... Google Nest: Palo Alto, California. Originally formed as Dropcam in 2009, acquired by Google in 2014. Nest...
  • Arlo Pivots to SaaS on Jun 18, 2021
    ... Arlo specifically mentioned “Amazon (Blink and Ring), Google (Nest), Swann, Night Owl, Wyze, Foxconn Corporation (Belkin), Samsung, D-Link, and Canary” as their...
  • ...Wireless Camera Tested Camect "Worlds Smartest Camera Hub" Tested Hikvision Ezviz Tested Kuna Tested Nest Cam IQ Tested OWAL Profile Ring Solar Stick Up Camera Tested Samsung SmartCam A1 Totally...
  • ...home surveillance they are exactly what I am looking for, same easy to use system you get with Ring or Nest for 1/10th the price." "Wyze is great for residential use... looking after an aging parent...
  • ...as: Arlo Essential Spotlight: $99 online (on sale, typically $129) Blink Outdoor: $69 online Nest Cam outdoor: $199 online Yi Outdoor Security Camera: $27.99 online Wyze Cam v3 Drastically...
  • ... Executive Summary Google gets to sell Google Nest products and Google Cloud services to ADT so whether or not Google ever acquires ADT, Google is...
  • ... Google (Nest) and Amazon (Ring) have partnered with DISH Network's OnTech Smart Services to attempt to solve...
  • ...Calculator: 40 cameras Mobotix Design Calculator: 228 cameras Nelly's Security Design Calculator: 1 cameras Nest Design Calculator: 1 cameras Netgear Design Calculator: 6 cameras Northern Design Calculator:...
  • ...they are working to support 3rd-party cameras with ONVIF and RSTP, but currently, it operates only with Nest Cams and their own OEMed DIY cameras. For the cloud solution, they offer a Docker container...
  • ... The partnership press release notes Google's "award-winning Nest hardware and services", powered by "Google's machine learning technology". Their strategy is...
  • ..., Hikvision Hik-Connect, Verkada, Nest) Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) We also explain why the ancillary remote access service...
  • ... On the other hand, their products are far less expensive than Nest, Ring, etc. though with, at least, some quality deficiencies. Wyze criticizes Amazon's Ring,...
  • ...people, children, pets, wildlife, and more, working with their own OEMed cameras and compatible with Nest Cams. IPVM tested Visual One analytics with our Nest cam examining: How does this object...
  • ... They claim to detect specific actions (like "dog chewing on a shoe") on Nest camera feeds. They also seem to sell Wyze-like cameras. Curious what the IPVM community thinks...
  • ...Invisible IR Camera Tested (Vivotek), Axis Corner Mount Camera Examined, Yi 2 Intelligent Camera Test, and Nest Cam IQ Tested. Note that some higher wavelength illuminators (1030nm and above) are available,...
  • Wyze Smart Door Lock Test on Jan 14, 2020
    Wyze's inexpensive cameras have grabbed the attention of many in the consumer market, but can the...
  • ...According to The Hacker News, it only affects Xiaomi cameras "when streamed through connected Google's Nest Hub". However, they also note that the bug is in Xiaomi's products, not Google. Google has...
  • I need to be able to identify faces but all I get from ring, wyze cams, and nest cams are blurry faces even with the most minimal of movement let alone criminals running away...
  • ...Bosch, Dahua, Hanwha, Hikvision, Uniview and Consumer IP Camera Analytics / AI Shootout - Arlo, Google / Nest, Amazon / Ring, Hikvision / Ezviz, Wyze Cam, Yi Home Directory This directory focuses on...
  • ... He acknowledged upfront that some believe that "Ring, Nest, Google, in particular, are going to take over the security market and the traditional do it for...
  • ...In this way, this is a similar playbook that tech vendors have used for years, from Cisco to Google Nest to Ring, etc. While Wyze will not disrupt smart locks, they may make better profits upselling...
  • ...animals trigger person detection? How difficult is analytic setup? How does performance compare to Nest Cam IQ? How does performance compare to Hikvision Intrusion analytics? Summary Wyze's...
  • ... Surveillance cameras (with significant discussion on Google Nest and Amazon Ring) are key players in the whole drama. And it has some incredible quotes like: A...
  • ... Arlo, Nest, And Wyze Support Unlike most other recorders, Camect also supports popular consumer models...
  • ... This is a significant threat for higher priced offerings like Arlo, Google Nest, and Amazon Ring, who have charged a premium for their advanced analytics. To see how these...
  • ...than the Wzye Cam ($20), but less expensive than the many other consumer / DIY models, such as Ring or Nest (~$200+). Person Detection Performance People walking or running through the scene in a full...
  • ...but how good is the camera's image quality? Is it just as good as incumbents like Axis, Hikvision, and Nest? To find out, we tested the Wyze Cam V2 against $100 options from each, the Axis Companion...
  • This is a different kind of company. They do flat pricing, they do not have any salespeople and...
  • ... Price was raised in 2020 to $100: Size Comparison Compare to the Nest IQ, another outdoor camera, the Deep Sentinel cameras are similar in length but larger in height...
  • ...examine Wyze's new offering and how it contrasts to other DIY offerings such as Ring, Simplisafe, and Nest. Wyze Sense Overview Wyze's marketing video provides a pitch of the new offering: Like...
  • ... No one finds it fun messing around with a doorbell cam or a nest cam in their living room." In fact, Barnes said, the incursion of DIY companies would drive...
  • ...” Nest has blamed this on password reuse and has now sent emails to all customers. btw, “three hours...
  • ...rate Market valuation Expansion plans Dropcam comparison Wyze vs Chinese brands Wyze vs Amazon / Nest / Ring Potential SMB / Commercial Impact Risks for Wyze Why Succeeding Many consumers like...
  • ... For example, if one buys a Blink, Ring, Nest, etc. IP camera, one can typically only monitor it via their own apps/service. However, even if...
  • ... While other models (Arlo, Nest, and Ring) included true analytics and rejected even some false alarm sources which triggered...
  • ...significantly disrupted by similar offerings, namely Amazon Ring Alarm System, Simplisafe DIY Alarms, Nest Secure Alarm, and so on. Specifically, Amazon/Ring has adopted the low-cost monthly service...
  • ...Sunflower's solution wouldn't be a good fit for everyone: If you’re going to have just a front door with a Nest cam and a back door with a Nest cam, then that would be the way to go. But if you have an...
  • ... Versus Google/Nest Nest's analytics were more accurate than Alarm.com and does not recommend such installation...
  • ... Ubiquiti vs Competitors Ubiquiti is positioning this as better than Nest and other higher end consumer offerings. Like Nest, Ubiquiti offers cloud connectivity and...
  • ...China Ezviz, China, Hikvision subsidiary First Alert (Newell Brands), USA, TBD release Google Nest Hello Doorbell, USA, manufactured by Chicony Gwelltimes, China, Unifore subsidiary Hanwha...
  • ... I have seen the Nest work well and it does a pretty good job of alerting when it spots a person which is helpful for...
  • ... The cameras are overall inferior to both Western cameras (like Nest) and even Chinese Western marketed cameras (like Ezviz). However, at ~$20, that is literally...
  • ...see, for instance, increased attrition at Brinks, slowed/non-existent growth, and assume it is because Nest, Amazon, Comcast, SimpliSafe are kicking their butts. Not true (yet?), but it plays nicely into...
  • ...foliage, and more, better than many commercial models (though it was triggered by rain unlike Arlo or Nest). However, from a performance standpoint, the Spotlight Cam had several negatives: Poor...
  • When crimes, accidents or problems occur, exporting video from one's video surveillance system is...
  • ... SimpliSafe and Nest Sold Down The Aisle There are monitored solutions such as SimpliSafe and Nest Secure available...
  • ...door contacts or glass breaks, for example) and no option for video which is common in systems like Nest Alarm. What do you think of the no hub/panel approach coupled with cheap professional...
  • ...recently purchased 2 Hikvision cameras [DS-2CD2H85FWD-IZS & DS-2DE4A425IW-DE ] for replacing a few nest cameras at my home residence (note Nest cameras aren't that great for outdoor use).  My primary...
  • ...Calculator: 40 cameras Mobotix Camera Calculator: 228 cameras Nelly's Security Camera Calculator: 1 cameras Nest Camera Calculator: 1 cameras Netgear Camera Calculator: 6 cameras Northern Camera Calculator:...
  • ... Indeed, on an equivalent system basis, Ring is half the price of Nest's alarm ($199 vs $399) and ~$30 less than Simplisafe's 'Foundation' basic system ($199 vs $229)....
  • ...results and how it stacks up against other DIY alarms, including Simplisafe 'All New' Generation 3 and Nest Secure Alarm System. 
  • Google NEST's website says it's only available in certain countries. Romania is not one of them. But can you...
  • ...Micron 256GB Surveillance Grade MicroSD NEC Corporation NeoFace Watch Facial Recognition Alerting Nest Hello Video Doorbell OpenEye HD-TVI Cameras, Encoders, NVR for migration to cloud...
  • Has anyone found a system like Nest that gives facial alerts at a similar price point?   I know it can be done with a VMS or...
  • ...previous generation of Simplisafe, commercial brands like 2Gig, Honeywell, and even other DIY systems like Nest Secure. Inside, our test results explain: Key Tested Positives & Negatives  The...
  • ...their providing 7 days of free storage (though surely helping product sales given competitor's like Nest offering less / shorter free access). The table from Arlo's financials shows the...
  • Here it is: There are various headscratchers but, to start, why are they comparing themselves to Nest? And what thief is making a decision on whether or not he can knock the camera out? The camera...
  • ...subscriber-based alarm company versus inexpensive self monitored platforms like Simplisafe, Canary, Nest Secure, and a legion of others is tough. However, Vivint seems to offer a true 'subscriber'...
  • CES 2018 Show Final Report on Jan 12, 2018
    ...Gibson (odd), and a notebook (plus a CES-related magazine and other promo items) to Google giving away Nest cameras (mentioned above), a rechargeable battery company giving away starter kits with...
  • ...XTLPlus / Secura, and DIY offerings like Honeywell Indiegogo-Funded DIY Intrusion System, Simplisafe, Nest Secure, Canary, and the onslaught of many others in the consumer space. For Panel Makers, Not...
  • Amazon Acquires Blink on Dec 22, 2017
    ..., found in some other consumer offerings, such as Nest IQ. Blink Weak On Video Quality Finally, Blink's video is weaker than many competitive...
  • ...when building commercial offerings, and also in part to the success they have seen from companies like Nest and Ring, who have build successful direct-to-user channel models. However, Nest and Ring do not...
  • ... However, our tests results show the quality is significantly inferior to competitors like Nest and others on many dimensions but we do believe there is potential for this as a...
  • ...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...
  • 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. Summary The main positives in our tests were: Image quality of the A1 Station Camera was...
  • ...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...
  • ...longer available] 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, and limited in usability features (no digital...
  • ... 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...