Nest originally declared the Cam IQ in June of 2017 as an update over its entry line of security cameras. Later in September, a Cam IQ Outdoor variation was disclosed. The organization affirmed to us that today it has since sold out of that model, and that current proprietors will see “ongoing feature support, software fixes, and critical security updates.”
Google today additionally uncovered that “Nest will keep investing in new innovations.” This explicitly incorporates a “new lineup of security cameras for 2021.” No different subtleties were given as the organization offers a preview of what’s in store.
This declaration of new Nest Cams later this year comes as Google last August reported an essential partnership with ADT. The two are dealing with another security solution that will see proficient professionals “sell and install devices like Nest Cameras and Nest Hub Max.”
Google’s present camera lineup today begins with the $129.99 Nest Cam Indoor, which got a $70 price cut in May. There’s additionally the Nest Cam Outdoor and the Nest IQ Indoor. While the last hardware update was in late 2017, Google a year later added Assistant to the Cam IQ Indoor to transform it into a smart speaker-like gadget.
Then, Google in 2020 redid the Nest Aware subscription with a fixed pricing model that covers all products. Two levels separate whether event video history is put away for 30 or 60 days. The latter offering (Aware Plus) likewise incorporates 10 days of 24/7 video history. The entry plan costs $6/month, while the premium one is $12/month with an annual option accessible. Somewhere else in the Nest family, another $129.99 Thermostat and Nest Audio speaker launched a year ago.
Looking forward, a Google Smart Display went through the FCC yesterday. Another Nest Hub could join the 2021 Google security cameras in the coming months.