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Nest Unveils New Home Security System & New Project

Nest Unveils New Home Security System & New Project Nest Labs (http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2486240,00.asp) unveiled a new home security system and improvements to its Nest Protect smoke detector, as well as an app that will let you control all your Nest products in one place. The new home security system, Nest Cam, is a formal integration of Nest and Dropcam devices from which the company acquired $555 million last year.

New Nest Cam Features

On sale now for $199 Can sit on furniture or be affixed to a wall or metal surface and monitor your home when you’re away. Connects to Wi-Fi and records 1080p HD video and supports 8x digital zoom Night vision Allows you to speak through it via the Nest app to address misbehaving pets or children Detects motion or noise in the home and has undergone further testing to lower false alarms. Saves up to 10 days of video (for an extra $100 per year), and Go directly to sections with motion or sound. Rewind footage up to 30 days and get more accurate motion alerts, as well as make clips and timelapses (with a special subscription fee).

The New Nest Protect Features

Currently priced at $99. Second-generation smoke and carbon monoxide detector that will last up to 10 years. Split-Spectrum Sensor detects whether your house is about to be engulfed by a five-alarm conflagration or if you simply overcooked dinner. It also has a “smoke chamber” with “tiny hexagonal holes that let smoke in and keep everything else out”—no dust and bugs. Nest is teaming with insurance companies on discounts, starting with American Family and Liberty Mutual, with options such as saving 5% on home insurance premiums or a free Nest Protect. All Nest devices, including the Learning Thermostat, can now be controlled by the updated app for iOS, Android, and the Web.”>Nest Labs unveiled a new home security system and improvements to its Nest Protect smoke detector, as well as an app that will let you control all your Nest products in one place. The new home security system, Nest Cam, is a formal integration of Nest and Dropcam devices from which the company acquired $555 million last year.

New Nest Cam Features

On sale now for $199
Can sit on furniture or be affixed to a wall or metal surface and monitor your home when you’re away.
Connects to Wi-Fi and records 1080p HD video and supports 8x digital zoom
Night vision
Allows you to speak through it via the Nest app to address misbehaving pets or children
Detects motion or noise in the home and has undergone further testing to lower false alarms.
Saves up to 10 days of video (for an extra $100 per year), and Go directly to sections with motion or sound.
Rewind footage up to 30 days and get more accurate motion alerts, as well as make clips and timelapses (with a special subscription fee).

The New Nest Protect Features

Currently priced at $99.
Second-generation smoke and carbon monoxide detector that will last up to 10 years.
Split-Spectrum Sensor detects whether your house is about to be engulfed by a five-alarm conflagration or if you simply overcooked dinner. It also has a “smoke chamber” with “tiny hexagonal holes that let smoke in and keep everything else out”—no dust and bugs.
Nest is teaming with insurance companies on discounts, starting with American Family and Liberty Mutual, with options such as saving 5% on home insurance premiums or a free Nest Protect.
All Nest devices, including the Learning Thermostat, can now be controlled by the updated app for iOS, Android, and the Web.