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 consumer video surveillance, with Dropcam. Then they damaged it severely, stumbled for a few years, and now are pushing into the large and lucrative alarm system market.
Nest Secure claims:
A whole new kind of security. Most security systems are designed around intruders. But you’re not an intruder. Nest Secure is easy to live with. And it’s only tough when you need it to be.
But how well does it actually work?
We bought and tested Nest Secure, and inside you will find the following insights:
- What are the Pros and Cons of the System?
- The Nest Detect Combo Sensor Has Both Benefits and Weaknesses
- The Wireless Nest Tags Are Not Like Access Fobs
- 3rd Party Monitoring Is Limited To One Option
- The Nest App is Good, but Web Browser is Weak
- How Nest Secure Compares Price-wise To Simplisafe and other DIY offerings
- Should Total Connect And Alarm.com Be Worried?
Inside read our test findings complete with four detailed video segments.