In addition to offering technology products under its own brand, Google also has a large selection of products for the smart home under the Nest brand. They include a thermostat, a smoke detector and a range of security cameras for the home.
The smart smart speaker from Google Home is a rival to the Amazon Echo. It has the Google assistant of the giant’s advanced technology, which responds to voice messages by taking advantage of an ultra-advanced neural network. You can play music, answer questions, set timers and control connected devices, among many other things.
The Wi-Fi mesh network system from Google is one of the best of its kind. Elegant (its appearance is inspired by the Guggenheim Museum in New York) and easy to configure (all you need is to download an application and follow the instructions), the device supports simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi to improve the speed of the network .
A useful feature for parents is the ability to pause Wi-Fi connectivity on devices connected to their network. A single Google Wi-Fi drive is enough for a 1,500-square-foot house and a three-pack can cover up to 4,500 square feet of high-quality Wi-Fi space.
The latest version of the Nest Learning Thermostat contains a vibrant circular touch screen, as well as Amazon Alexa support. In addition to allowing users to control it through a smartphone application, the thermostat has the ability to learn habits – which means that over time, you will not need programming. There are three colors to choose from: white, stainless steel and copper.
The Nest smoke detector has a cool design and gestural controls, as well as the ability to send alerts to your smartphone while you are away from home. There is a wired and wireless variant to choose from. This is definitely a must-have connected home gadget.
The Pixel and Pixel XL are the first smartphones designed and developed entirely by Google. They have powerful hardware, crisp screens and one of the best cameras in the business, all in an elegant metal body. Both smartphones will also have a new Google Assistant, who can answer questions and perform tasks using the wide range of services of the technological giant.
Google’s Chromecast Ultra is a compact and powerful streaming device that can deliver 4K and HDR content from users such as Netflix and YouTube. It hangs from one of the HDMI ports on your TV, and gives you access to Google’s catalog of movies and TV shows. It can also reflect the screen of your Android smartphone, as well as show content from your Chrome browser.
The Nest Cam IQ is an elegant and incredibly smart home security camera that can recognize faces. This allows the device to notify you in case there is a stranger in your home, office or place of work. The video quality of the device is exceptional, too – the Nest Cam IQ is the first security camera with a 4K HDR sensor.