Google unveils the new 2021 Google Nest doorbell, camera and more
With the increase in work from home setups, interest in home security systems has increased, and for good reason. According to data compiled by the safety and security site Safe At Last, there are 2.5 million burglaries per year, and the average loss per burglary is approximately $ 2,400. However, a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte found that the presence of a camera can help deter burglars and protect any home.
Yesterday, Google announced its next generation of Nest products. From cameras to doorbells, every product is designed to provide peace of mind and comfort to ensure that the workday – or your sleep cycle – remains safe and undisturbed. The new Nest Cam and Nest Doorbell are available now for pre-order and go on sale August 24. Google says the Nest Cam with projector and the new wired indoor Nest Cam will be available soon. (Be careful, they all require a connection to a Wi-Fi router.)
Google’s first battery-powered camera offers installation flexibility, but also provides a cable if you’d rather not worry about a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The device comes with improved sensors to detect things like animals and vehicles, and maintains 1080p HD video quality at a 130-degree angle. You can also expect weather resistance for indoor and outdoor use. While it includes up to three hours of event history, a Google Nest Aware subscription offers an extension of up to 60 hours for $ 18 per month. In the event of a power failure, the battery and wired connections can both record up to about an hour of camera time and will upload seamlessly to the cloud when power is restored.
This next-gen Nest Doorbell runs on battery power instead of a wire, so you can place it anywhere near your door. With the 3: 4, 1080p HD video ratio, you’ll have access to a vertical view of Familiar Faces technology alerts to see which family member is standing outside your door. (The Familiar Faces feature requires a Nest Aware subscription.) While the previous generation came with free people and motion sensors, this device provides extensive alerts to distinguish people, packages, pets, and vehicles. It’ll send those alerts to your phone or pair with any Google device in your house to keep you in the know of who’s coming to your door.
Few details have been made public about this new device. But judging from its predecessors and peers, the Google Nest Cam with Projector will offer similar features to the new Nest as well as two powerful projectors on either side of the camera. According to Google’s Nest page, it will likely need a wired connection, unlike the wireless indoor / outdoor Nest Cam. Since all of Google’s cameras offer 1080p HD video, 110-degree motion detection, and audio and speakerphone chat capabilities, we would expect similar tech specs in this device.
Google’s first generation of indoor wired cameras featured similar specs to the Indoor / Outdoor Camera, which features 1080p HD video, talk-and-listen technology, and 24/7 live streaming. 7. Few details have been released so far about the new wired indoor camera, but based on the images released, it won’t disappoint. More colors will be offered for a seamless and cohesive look in any space, and it will have a design similar to the second-gen indoor / outdoor camera as well as the first-gen indoor Nest Cam.
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