In a new interview, the co-founder of Nest has stated that they will soon begin sharing data with Google, which may be a cause for concern for those who do not like what Google does with its data.
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Nest has suspended sales of its Nest Protect intelligent smoke alarm due to issues with a motion command that could inadvertently turn off the alarm during an emergency.
During an interview at the DLD Conference in Munich, Nest CEO Tony offered more details regarding how his company would address any privacy changes that may result following its purchase by Google.
Google has announced it will acquire Nest Labs, makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Protect smoke detector, for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest will continue to operate as an independent brand.
I've been using the Nest for nearly two months now and without jumping right to the conclusion, I can say it is an excellent and well-rounded product in terms of hardware as well as software.