January 14, 2014 . Unless it’s your birthday, this date may not say anything at all. Now, if I tell you that is when Google started the way to enter the homes of its users with the purchase of Nest Labs , the thing changes, right? The Great G has been doing a good amount of years our houses are more and more smart , all using our smartphone as an operations center. In Nest Labs you can buy smart thermostats, surveillance cameras and, now, a video door phone called Nest Hello.
Imagine that someone comes to your house and rings the bell (ie press the Nest Hello button). Automatically, your mobile receives a notification that There is someone outside and, through it, you can access the camera of the device to Talk and interact with the person in question. In the same way, and through Artificial Intelligence, you can train the device so that recognize family and friends , thus facilitating the detection of intruders who may be loitering around your house. So, if a thief is going to take the package that Amazon just left at your door, you can see it and scare it.
These AI functions require a subscription to Nest Aware whose price is 5 euros per month or 50 euros per year.
Speaking of specifications, Nest Hello incorporates a FullHD camera (1.080p) HDR with a wide angle of 160 degrees and night vision . It supports temperatures between -10 and 40ºC and has IPX4 certification. Of course, it connects via WiFi and is managed through Google Home, so, for optimal operation, must be connected to the Internet all the time . By the way, it can also be used as an outdoor security camera, although for you to record continuously you need to pay for the subscription. The price of Nest Hello is 279 euros and you can
As you can see, it is a very interesting product that competes one on one with its main rival, the Ring Doorbell Pro (owned by Amazon). This does not support HDR, facial recognition, or IP certification, although it supports a wider range of temperatures (-20 to 50ºC). Its price is slightly lower ($ 249), as is its subscription service ($ 30 per year).