Google’s Nest division has introduced that it’s going to cease supporting three of its dwelling safety merchandise: Nest Safe, Dropcam, and Works with Nest. These merchandise will not be accessible through the Nest app after their respective cutoff dates. The corporate will cease supporting Nest Safe beginning on April 8, 2024, and Dropcam on the identical date. Nonetheless, all present options will stay accessible till these dates.
For Nest Safe customers, Google is providing an unique provide for a self-setup system from ADT (as much as $485 worth) or $200 to make use of on the Google Retailer. For Nest Conscious subscribers, the corporate is providing a Nest Cam (indoor, wired) to assist them preserve their houses safe. These not subscribed will obtain a 50% low cost towards a brand new Nest Cam (indoor, wired).
As for the “Works with Nest”, a program created in 2014 for sensible dwelling units from different producers to personalize experiences, it will formally finish on September 29, 2023. Till that date, all present Works with Nest connections will stay lively, however they are going to not work after the cutoff date. Nest customers will lose entry to these connections. The corporate is working to offer substitute integrations the place doable.
The announcement ends with a be aware from the Nest crew apologizing for the inconvenience these modifications could trigger, expressing hope that upgrades will ease the transition, and providing assist through a devoted cellphone quantity and assist brokers.
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