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Read: Google Support for Matter Smart Home Protocol: What’s it All Mean?

Google Support for Matter Smart Home Protocol: What’s it All Mean?

Google said it will use the Matter smart home protocol across all Nest devices. What does that entail for security dealers and custom electronics integrators?

Read: Latch, Google Nest to Bring Thermostats to Apartment Units

Latch, Google Nest to Bring Thermostats to Apartment Units

Google Nest is the newest partner in the Works with Latch program, an offering of smart home devices to create a full-building experience.

Read: PureTech Alliance Teams Up With Google Nest in the Pro Channel

PureTech Alliance Teams Up With Google Nest in the Pro Channel

PureTech Alliance is comprised of a dozen veteran independent reps who bring health and wellness suppliers and education to the custom integrator channel.

Read: Analysts Peer Into Google-ADT Transaction Crystal Ball and See …

Analysts Peer Into Google-ADT Transaction Crystal Ball and See …

Three industry insiders provide their takes on the implications for the security marketplace and what it means for various competitors.

Read: What Will Become of Alarm.com’s Tight Affiliation With ADT?

What Will Become of Alarm.com’s Tight Affiliation With ADT?

ADT Command panels are powered by the Alarm.com platform. With Google’s arrival, Alarm.com’s CEO discussed the relationship during a Q2 earnings call.

Read: ADT Posts $107M Net Loss in Q2 as Revenue Outlook Brightens

ADT Posts $107M Net Loss in Q2 as Revenue Outlook Brightens

ADT’s improving financials are coupled with a partnership with Google that is expected to advance its opportunities in security and smart home automation.

Read: ADT & Google Nest Alliance: ‘A Far-Reaching, Long-Term Commitment’

ADT & Google Nest Alliance: ‘A Far-Reaching, Long-Term Commitment’

ADT expects to offer certain Google devices to its customers beginning this year and to expand the integration in 2021 and beyond.

Read: DIY Security Camera Market to Surge 80% by 2024, Reports Omdia

DIY Security Camera Market to Surge 80% by 2024, Reports Omdia

Rising demand for consumer security cameras and video doorbells is driving new competition, challenging market leaders Nest and Arlo, Omdia says.

Read: Google to Require Nest Users to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Google to Require Nest Users to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Google says enabling two-factor authentication “will greatly reduce the likelihood of an unauthorized person gaining access to your Nest account.”

Read: Hacker Turns Up Nest Thermostat, Plays Vulgar Music Through Family’s Camera

Hacker Turns Up Nest Thermostat, Plays Vulgar Music Through Family’s Camera

Google says the Nest smart home products were hacked due to the use of previously compromised passwords, not a breach of its own devices.

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