Alphabet rolls its Nest smart-home unit back into Google
08 February, 2018, 12:28
Nest rejoins Google to push more AI-based smart security systems, according to the announcement made by the companies in November.
Nest Chief Executive Marwan Fawaz will now report to Google's hardware chief, Rick Osterloh, under the new structure.
The product of choice that is now dominating the smart home is smart speakers, with Google and Amazon accounting for 94 percent of the devices in use, according to Strategy Analytics Inc. That saidGoogle always had the nag to launch some interesting features and applications for its devices and allows its users more accessible to technology.
Four years ago, when Google acquired Nest Labs, they spun it off into its own company under the Alphabet group. "It just makes sense to be developing them together", said Osterloh in an interview with CNET regarding the change.
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Nest, while recently sidelined by flashier entries into the market from Amazon and Google, was among the progenitors of the connected home.
Nest in particular has been on an upward trajectory over the past year, as it sold more hardware in 2017 than it did in 2015 and 2016 combined. Fawaz said that Nest has shipped around 11 million products since its founding in 2011. While they have been doing well with the Google Home family and its Pixel devices, Nest will bring something more to the table, in terms of smart devices.
A united front could be helpful in competing with the other ubiquitous digital helpers of today - Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri.
An improved range of products powered by Google can only be good, so we now have to wait to see what the future holds. That move isn't surprising now that Amazon, Google and now Apple all offer standalone voice-enabled wireless speakers. Nest first created smart thermostats that used machine learning to help better regulate temperatures inside houses in order to save energy.
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The Mets added some instant pop to their lineup Monday, reportedly reaching a deal with free-agent third baseman Todd Frazier . It likely won't be enough to contend in the NL East, but the team is definitely remaining proactive.
City Council - which is dominated by Democrats - mocked the idea of the city hosting a parade featuring military hardware. After that march represented a post-military campaign celebration, not a nationalistic show of military might.
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However, if you pre-order the device now from any of the above listed online retailers, you would get a gift card worth $150. Supply of this model is scarce in China, where consumers must pay 1,000 yuan or more on top of its 8,999 yuan list price.
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