Is Nest Secure coming back?
The Nest Secure was discontinued in October, but Google promised to keep supporting the alarm system. Besides software updates, this includes manufacturing more Nest Detect sensors, which are now available again in the Google Store.
What happened to Nest home security?
Google has discontinued Nest Secure, the company’s DIY home security system. Announced in late 2017 for a starting price of $499, the Nest Secure Alarm System was Google’s high-end answer to other self-installed home security systems from SimpliSafe, Abode, Scout and others.
What will replace Google nest?
Google is killing the Nest app, and that’s fine
It’s something that Google hasn’t been shy of sharing, but something that I’ve seen countless buyers still frustrated to learn. I’ll just say it. The Google Home app is a fine replacement for the Nest app.
Is Nest still supported?
At this time, the Nest app will continue to be available. Over the next few months, users with Nest Accounts will be invited to migrate to Google Accounts, benefiting from industry-leading security protections and a single account across the Nest and Google Home apps, as well as all of Google’s other products.
Is Google Nest Cancelled?
On 19 October 2020, Google confirmed that the production of Nest Secure were discontinued officially.
Is Google coming out with a security system?
Google Nest is launching a new line of home security devices, including a video doorbell and three new cameras. Along with the devices, the company will be refining the Google Home app, to give easier access to video feeds from its various smart cams.
Did Google buy Nest?
Google acquired the company for $3.2 billion in January 2014, signaling even before the launch of Alexa and Amazon’s first Echo speaker that the tech industry’s biggest companies were interested in the smart home. Since then, however, Nest has had a bumpy road.
How long will Google support Nest Protect?
Why Nest Protect has an expiry date
All carbon monoxide (CO) alarms expire because their sensors have a limited lifespan. To comply with certification standards, 2nd gen Nest Protect has to be replaced after 10 years, while 1st gen Nest Protect has to be replaced after 7 years.
How long will Google Nest be supported?
Google Nest connected home devices will receive automatic security updates for at least five years from the date we start selling them on the US Google Store. Security updates will address critical issues known to Google Nest that are able to be patched with a remote software update.