"A complete home security and home automation solution brought to you by Google."
Nest is different than most home security solutions on the market because of the extensive and intuitive home automation options offered. Nest’s equipment is nicely designed and complements home decor. The devices “learn” from other another.
The intelligent smart home sensors are packed with a lot of features. For example, the smoke detectors automatically test themselves once per month. The Nest Guard is an integrated motion sensor, keypad, alarm and hub in one streamlined device.
Nest products also provide great integration with other smart home devices. The Nest Hello Doorbell works with Google Home to announce when someone is at the door. Nest also offers solid backup protection in the account of a power or internet failure.
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What’s Included: Every Nest Secure Home Security System comes with the Nest Guard, which is the “brains” of the system. The Guard acts as the keypad, motion sensor, and alarm. The system also comes with Nest Tags, which allow you to arm and disarm the system. The Nest Detect sensor is also included to protect the doors and windows. Every system comes with 24/7 professional monitoring and backup cellular. If you want video surveillance, you’ll need to add the Nest Aware video subscription.
Nest offers a wide variety of equipment. Everything from doorbell cameras to thermostats. Nest equipment works with their mobile app so that you can monitor and control your home remotely. The following are some of the various pieces of Nest equipment that can be purchased to secure your home.
|Nest Equipment||Equipment Type||Cost||More Details|
|Nest Cam IQ Indoor||Camera||$349.99||See More|
|Nest Cam IQ Outdoor||Camera||$299.99||See More|
|Nest Cam Indoor||Camera||$199.99||See More|
|Nest Cam Outdoor||Camera||$199.99||See More|
|Nest Hello||Doorbell Camera||$229.99||See More|
|Nest Guard||Control||$499.99||See More|
|Nest Detect||Sensor||$59.99||See More|
|Nest × Yale Lock||Lock||$249.99||See More|
|Nest Protect||Smoke Alarm||$119.99||See More|
|Nest Thermostat||Thermostat||$249.99||See More|
|Nest Thermostat E||Thermostat||$69.99||See More|
|Nest Temperature Sensor||Thermostat||$39.99||See More|
|Nest Connect||Extender||$69.99||See More|
Nest offers the optional Nest Aware plan that gives you continuous video recording capabilities for 5, 10 or 30 days. Nest Aware is a monthly subscription that can be purchased and used with any Nest Cam. Nest Aware allows you to view your entire video history, giving you the highest level of security.
|Nest Aware Plan||Monthly Price||More Details|
Nest Secure has the option of adding 24/7 professional monitoring by Brinks Home Security. This monthly, 24/7 monitoring is optional, but gives you the highest level of security. This service is offered at a discount if a 3-year contract is signed. For those who prefer to not have long term commitments, a month-to-month option is available.
|Nest Secure Plan||Monthly Price||More Details|
|3 Year Contract||$19.99||See More|
Nest is currently offering a deal on the Outdoor Cam 2-Pack. You can buy two outdoor cameras and save $100.
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Nest was founded in 2010 by Matt Rogers and Tony Fadell, two former Apple engineers. The start-up quickly grew to more than 1,100 employees and was acquired by Google back in 2014.
Nest was initially focused on making simple, self-learning smart home devices, including thermostats, security cameras and smoke detectors. They have since expanded their offerings. In 2013, the company introduced its first carbon monoxide detector. In 2016, Nest introduced a smart carbon monoxide detector.
Nest focuses on making intuitive smart devices. They describe these devices as “human” and “delightful.” Check out the full review of Nest here.
Nest makes a variety of wireless equipment. Customers can choose from cameras, doorbells, thermostats, locks, fire alarms, smoke detectors and more. The equipment works together to create a smart home.
Nest home security camera system is easy to install. The Nest app walks you step-by-step through the entire setup process. Simply plug in the Guard and then download the app. It will show you how to set up Nest Tags to arm and disarm the system as well as other various Nest devices. Nest also has a variety of installation resources online including an installation video.
Smart Home Options
Nest really shines when it comes to smart home solutions. The Nest Learning Thermostat learns what temperature you like in your home and programs itself to keep you comfortable and save energy at the same time. The Nest Lock is a key-free tamper resistant lock that connects to the Nest system. It lets you unlock and lock your door from anywhere in the world.
Nest offers advanced disaster protection for the home. Nest has a smoke and fire detector and carbon monoxide detector in one. The Nest detectors feature automatic testing. So, you don’t have to worry about testing them once per month. If there is a smoke, fire or carbon monoxide event in your home, Nest will alert you from your phone.
The Nest Protect is equipped with a human-like voice to alert you to everything from smoke to intrusion.
Nest has several surveillance camera options from security cam to pet cam options. The Nest Cam IQ is an outdoor security camera that detects persons up to 50 feet away. It sends an alert to your phone in the event of usual activity. The indoor Nest Cam features 24/7 live video recording so you can keep an eye on things at home when you are gone.
You can get push notifications to your email, home phone or cell phone with the Nest app. Every Nest product works with mobile alerts. They are customizable so you choose what events trigger notifications and how you are alerted.
Power Outage Protection
Nest offers backup cellular power outage protection.