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When you look at the camera and it looks back: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing home security

When you look at the camera and it looks back: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing home security Last year, we covered how scene recognition would be the next transformative milestone in artificial intelligence.But with the recent release of the Nest outdoor camera, it appears Google has an ace up its sleeve.

Eagle Flight review - ChristCenteredGamer.com

Eagle Flight review - ChristCenteredGamer.com Many people have dreamed of flying like a bird and now it’s possible on the virtual reality platform of your choice.The life of an eagle is not carefree as there are many dangers including vultures, bats, and ravens that will attack your mate and nest.

Google Home starts catching up to the Amazon Echo

Google Home starts catching up to the Amazon Echo Good news, Google Home owners: the smart home hub can now talk to more gear.The new gear will be managed by the Home Control system, which keeps all of the IoT devices on one hub through Google Assistant.

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list.) it can become a smart light switch system that controls the whole house.

Nest can now show you the door, thanks to latest security software update

Nest can now show you the door, thanks to latest security software update In an update to its security cameras and the companion Aware app, Nest has added automatic door detection and animated push notifications for premium customers.With these new features, the Nest will learn what doors look like, and mark them as “Activity Zones” that are correlated with specific notifications.

Smart security cameras are creepy, but the Nest Cam gave me some peace of mind

Smart security cameras are creepy, but the Nest Cam gave me some peace of mind There are a few considerations that went into why I selected the Nest Cam ($150) for my smart apartment that I’ll go over below.We like the Nest Cam, but unfortunately, the Wink hub doesn’t work all that well with it.

The Nest Smart Thermostat was just awarded an Energy Star by the EPA

The Nest Smart Thermostat was just awarded an Energy Star by the EPA On Tuesday, the Alphabet-owned company announced that its signature Learning Thermostat had received an Energy Star from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).The recognition comes moments after the EPA dropped a few criteria previously needed to be awarded an Energy Star, allowing connected thermostats to be considered.

Nest beefs up security with two-factor authentication

Nest beefs up security with two-factor authentication The company just added an important security feature that you should enable if you care about keeping your IoT-enabled home safe: two-factor authentication.It adds an additional layer of security on top of your password by requesting a verification code at login.

Nest (finally) adds two-factor authentication to its smart home products

Nest (finally) adds two-factor authentication to its smart home products On Tuesday, Nest finally announced support for two-factor authentication, promising a “new layer of security” that will help your private information stay private.You’re probably familiar with two-factor authentication: It’s a popular security measure that requires not only your password but your phone as well to access an account.

Nest may release a cheaper version of its flagship smart thermostat in 2018

Nest may release a cheaper version of its flagship smart thermostat in 2018 In the world of smart thermostats, few stack up to the variation produced by Alphabet’s smart home brand, Nest and according to Bloomberg, its flagship device is about to get a whole lot cheaper.Although not a complete replica of its standard thermostat, the new release is said to ditch the original’s metal edges and lean on cheaper interior and exterior components to bring the final price down.

These parents left a camera on their twins. What happened next is beyond cute.

These parents left a camera on their twins. What happened next is beyond cute. Children will do whatever the heck they want, whenever the heck they want.Andrew and Ryan Balkin are twin 2-year-old boys, and they have plenty of fun when their parents turn off the lights.