smart home, google nest doorbell, smart doorbell

Google recently unveiled its second-generation wired Nest Doorbell.

The 2nd-gen wired Nest Doorbell is 30% smaller than its predecessor, but delivers the best image quality according to DXOMark. Google says it spent “a lot of time fine-tuning the image and making updates” to ensure users get the best quality, right out of the box. The distorted fish-eye effect is eliminated with HDR helping to capture details in areas with shadows or bright lights.

It also has built-in machine learning to differentiate between people, packages, pets and vehicles. In addition, the new Nest Doorbell can monitor specific areas using Activity Zones.

Other features include the ability to chat with visitors at the door from anywhere, automatic recording of an hour's worth of important events to its local memory, and three hours of event video hisotry at no extra charge with clips up to five minutes long.

The Google Nest Doorbell (wired, 2nd-gen) is now available in the U.S for US$179.99.

Source: Google

TECH NEWS RELATED

Google must remove ‘manifestly inaccurate’ data, E.U. top court says

LUXEMBOURG — Alphabet unit Google must remove data from online search results if users can prove it is inaccurate, Europe’s top court said on Thursday. Free speech advocates and supporters of privacy rights have clashed in recent years over people’s “right to be forgotten” online, meaning that they should be ...

View more: Google must remove ‘manifestly inaccurate’ data, E.U. top court says

Google Chrome for Mac Gains New Memory Saver and Energy Saver Modes

The Google Chrome app for Mac was today updated with new Memory Saver and Energy Saver modes, which are designed to give users more control over memory usage and battery life. Memory Saver mode frees up memory from tabs that are not being actively used, allowing for a smoother experience ...

View more: Google Chrome for Mac Gains New Memory Saver and Energy Saver Modes

Google merges Maps and Waze teams, but will keep apps separate

Google operates two of the most popular navigation apps out there, Google Maps and Waze. It developed the first one from the ground up and acquired the second in 2013. Waze has always had a key advantage over Google Maps: support for crowd-sourced incident reporting. This lets the app adjust ...

View more: Google merges Maps and Waze teams, but will keep apps separate

Celebrate our 1,000,000 YouTube subscriber milestone with us and win!

Digital Trends 1,000,000 YouTube Subscriber Giveaway! ? We did it! On November 27, 2022, the Digital Trends YouTube channel reached a major milestone: 1 million subscribers! We’ve been counting down for weeks, and now that the moment has finally arrived, we’re ready to celebrate with those who helped us ...

View more: Celebrate our 1,000,000 YouTube subscriber milestone with us and win!

EU court: Google must delete inaccurate search info if asked

In this photo taken on Oct. 5, 2015 a woman walks by the entrance to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. The European Union’s top court says Google has to delete search results about people in Europe if they can prove that the information is clearly wrong. People ...

View more: EU court: Google must delete inaccurate search info if asked

Google says North Korea targeted an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability

Internet Explorer was retired...or was it?

View more: Google says North Korea targeted an Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability

Three features I wish Samsung would collaborate on with Google

Of late, Samsung has been working extremely closely with Google and Microsoft. The South Korean firm co-developed Wear OS 3 with Google, gaining one-year exclusive access to the new wearable operating system for its smartwatches. From time to time, even Microsoft releases new features exclusive to Samsung Galaxy devices ...

View more: Three features I wish Samsung would collaborate on with Google

Alexa vs Google Assistant: which voice assistant is best for your smart home?

Is Alexa or Google Assistant the best base for your smart home?

View more: Alexa vs Google Assistant: which voice assistant is best for your smart home?

New Pixel Fold leak confirms wider aspect ratio than the Z Fold 4’s

Google to Merge Maps and Waze Teams to Streamline Operations, Cut Costs

Ragnarok Arena is out now on iOS and Android, with special in-game giveaways and a physical raffle draw

Google Pixel Fold Design, Specs Leaked Ahead of Expected May 2023 Launch

Top 8 Ways to Fix Call History Not Showing on Android

Hit by the Google spam update? Here’s what you might be doing wrong

Subscribe with Google publishers may see an increase in clicks and impressions from Google Search

Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle will share the Pentagon's $9 billion cloud contract

How to use Google Lens on your iPhone or iPad

How to download the Tidal app onto your Android or iOS device

Why You Should Blur Your Home on Google Maps Right Now

Top Android phone leaker busts chops – calls out Samsung Galaxy S23

OTHER TECH NEWS

Top Car News Car News