Nest is buying Dropcam for $555 million
Nest has simply introduced that it will be buying IP digital camera firm Dropcam for $555 million. Based on Re/code, Nest is buying the agency by itself with out the help of Google, its dad or mum firm, and shall be incorporating Dropcam into the Nest model. Dropcam makes one of many extra in style WiFi surveillance cameras available on the market and most lately launched a complicated Professional model for $199 late final yr. Together with the hardware, Dropcam additionally supplies a service that allows you to view what the digital camera’s seeing by way of the online or a devoted Android or iOS app. There’s an optionally available subscription plan that’ll offer you entry to Dropcam’s Cloud Recording service that data video as properly. We’re not solely positive but on how Dropcam will work in live performance with Nest’s sensible thermostats and smoke alarms, however we think about it’s going to open extra prospects for the related residence.
Replace: We have since corroborated with Nest that it has certainly bought Dropcam outdoors of Google.