Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Nest To Share User Information With Google For First Time - Digits - WSJ

tbd if this integration is broader than what Nest already does with iOS devices; also see Ahead of I/O, Google’s Nest Labs Opens the Door to Third-Party App Makers (Re/code) and Works with Nest (Nest)

"The integration will allow those users to set the temperature of their homes with voice commands to a Google mobile app. It will also allow Google’s personal digital assistant, Google Now, to set the temperature automatically when it detects, using a smartphone’s location-tracking abilities, that a user is returning home.

Users will have to opt in for their information to be shared with Google, Rogers said. “We’re not becoming part of the greater Google machine,” he said."
Nest To Share User Information With Google For First Time - Digits - WSJ
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