We have talked in some detail before about the benefits of making your home a Smart Home.
One of the key benefits of a Smart Home is its increased security and interactivity. Adding camera products like the Nest Cam Indoor and the Nest Cam Outdoor make it possible for you to look after your home and your family even when you can’t physically be with them. Let’s go over why Nest Cams are a great asset for any home.
Nest Cams Are Your Eyes and Ears
Install them in any room or area, and, night or day, Nest Cams will display everything in that area in crystal clarity to you on your computer or phone from anywhere in the world. These cameras are equipped with Night Vision and show a 130° wide-angle view of any room or setting they are located in. They have built-in speakers and microphones so you can see and hear what is happening. Nest Cams can tell you which one of your kids broke the lamp in the living room or which of your dogs is digging up the hostas in the backyard.
You can zoom and enhance the feed to see better if need be. This is a great asset in event of a break in. And you can view and also share live video of any camera so that other people can see the cute stuff your pets are getting up to at home while you’re gone.
Nest Cams Are Interactive
Not only can you see and hear, but you can speak through your Nest Cams. Attach a Nest Cam to your front door and you will be able to talk to your arriving guests, give instructions to workmen and delivery people, and even scare off anyone skulking around. If you’re late coming home, your Nest Cams will allow you to talk to your kids and give them instructions on how to start dinner – and even correct them if they’re doing it wrong.
Nest Cams Send and Keep Data
Because they live stream 24/7, Nest Cams are always working. They don’t sleep. They don’t even nod off. If something untoward happens in your house, like a motion or conspicuous sound, Nest Cams send an alert to you via email or your phone. Don’t worry, though. If you miss the alert, you can easily check any activity for the preceding three hours to see what happened and determine if you need to take action. With a Nest Aware subscription, you can get continuous recording of any Nest Cam for up to 30 days – and this information is stored in the cloud so it won’t get lost or erased.
Nest Cams Are Simple To Install
Both the Nest Cam Indoor and the Nest Cam Outdoor require only access to Wi-Fi and an electrical outlet to operate. As they do not run on batteries, you do not have to worry about replacing them. The indoor camera comes with a stand so you can place it on any flat surface in your home. It also has a built in magnet that allows it to attach to a metal surface. Fasten it to a wall or use a tripod – it will work in any setting.
Nest Cam Outdoor is weatherproof so it can be positioned anywhere outdoors. The Nest Cam Outdoor attaches with screws, but is also easy to install.
If you worry about your home or your family when you have to be away from them, Nest Cams can give you both peace of mind and the ability to communicate with them to help if necessary.
If you need help installing your Nest Cam products, Lake Michigan Mechanical can assist either with basic installation or with connecting these security products to other Smart Home appliances. Nest can connect to light bulbs and window shades as well and turn them on or lower them when no one is at home. All Nest products utilize the same Nest app, so once you have downloaded and installed that on your phone, you are good to go!
If you would like to try out Nest Cams or add any other Nest product to your home, call us at Lake Michigan Mechanical today.