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Technology Google will offer whole-home Nest Aware subscription plans

18:27  15 october  2019
18:27  15 october  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Google ’s streamlined Nest Aware service is finally rolling out in 19 markets several months after it was first announced. As of this week, you can now pay per year (or per month) to provide 30 days of event video history for all your Nest security devices instead of paying per camera. You can switch to the new subscription if you’re an existing Aware customer, although you’ll need to migrate from a Nest account to Google if you haven’t already. And it won’t surprise you to hear that Google is sweetening the pot for both newcomers and those wanting to expand their setups under the update plan .

Google's Nest Aware subscription plans let users record what's happening and get alerts from their Nest Cams and Nest Hello doorbells. Until now, you've had to add a subscription for each additional camera. Today, Google announced that it's simplifying things a bit. Beginning early next year, it will introduce whole-home subscriptions.

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For a monthly fee, you'll be able to get Nest Aware support for your whole home, whether you have two cameras or ten. Google will offer two plan options: 30 days of event video history for $6 per month, or 60 days of event video history and 10 days of 24/7 video history for $12 per month. The company promises it will be easy to switch over from existing subscriptions, too.

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Keep an eye on your home with the new Nest Aware . Subscriptions start at one low price for all your Nest cameras. Get more video history and new intelligent alerts.

To manage your Nest Aware subscriptions , you need to be the home 's owner in the Nest app. Switch to new Nest Aware If you have a 1st gen Nest Aware subscri. Google does not give refunds for the new Nest Aware service unless the service is defective, does not match its description, is unavailable or where the law requires that we provide a refund. To terminate your subscription and request a refund for one of the foregoing reasons, please contact Google Nest support.

Google announced a few other Nest Aware changes. You'll be able to get alerts from Google speakers and displays, like Nest Mini and Nest Hub. On-device AI will pick up critical noises, like barking dogs and smoke alarms, and a new Home Feed in the Google Home app will deliver notifications and snippets from all devices throughout the day. If there's an emergency, Nest Aware will allow you to call 911 services closest to your home, even if you're far away.

Update 10/15/19 11:00AM ET: This story was updated with pricing and additional info from Google.

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