Nest Camera Is The Successor To Dropcam Pro, Here Are The Details

Nest has finally revealed its very first home security camera called the Nest Cam at an event in San Francisco, and as you would’ve currently guessed, it’s the successor to Dropcam Pro.

Nest Cam is the very first video camera intensive item that the company will be launching under Nest branding. Nest acquired the company behind popular Dropcam line of electronic cameras for $ 555 million in 2013 making it quite clear that the former would be planning to get in the clever home electronic camera company. This news and end product likewise verifies an earlier image leakage of a video camera which was rumored to be the new Nest Camera.

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We’re unsure if Google’s acquisition of Nest four months prior to Nest getting Dropcam had anything to do with accelerating the advancement of the Nest Cam, but it’s barely surprising that the device is extremely comparable to the Dropcam Pro, barring the appearances. Nest Cam provides full HD 1080p video recording at 30 frames-per-second with a field-of-vision extending 130 degrees. However, in low-light conditions the Nest Cam really can be found in at a small downside inned comparison to the Dropcam Pro, as the latter’s IR night vision is rated at 25-feet compared with Nest Camera’s 20-feet.

On the design front, Nest Camera features brand brand-new design making it a modern-day looking home security device. It likewise sports a magnetic base, making it easy to adhere to metal surfaces. The basic tripod mount is consisted of too for mounting it anywhere you like.

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Nest Cam can stream live video feed to devices running Android 4.0+, and iOS 8+, but if saving those videos is a concern, Nest has you covered with a cloud service where you can dispose up to 30 days worth of video footage. The service called Nest Aware has sharing functions baked right into it, with a more option of conserving a choice of clips locally on your computer. Remarkably, Dropcam likewise offered a similar cloud service with a subscription that costs $ 9.99 a month. Nest Aware will certainly cost same, that is $ 9.99 each month.

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As is the case with most of Nest items, this clever home cam will have the ability to incorporate with other appropriate devices such as Nest Protect sensor, including the brand-new design announced today, which can detect smoke and carbon monoxide gas in the air. Upon any such detection the Nest Cam will automatically switch on and begin tape-recording the occurrence immediately.

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Alongside the Nest Camera and the second-generation Nest Protect, Nest has likewise unveiled a brand name new app where all its smart house items can be controlled from one place – – consisting of the Nest Thermostat. The new app is readily available for iOS, Android and on the internet.



The complete tech specs of the Nest Cam are as follows:

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The specs for second-generation Nest Protect are as follows:

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The Nest Cam will certainly set you back $ 199, whereas the Nest Protect will certainly cost you $ 99. Both of these items can be purchased from

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