In a really shock transfer Google has right now introduced ending the works with Nest program. This system shall be changed with the Works with Google framework. It’s because Nest is merging again into the Google model and firm, somewhat than being a separate spin off.
The Works with Nest program was designed to permit tech to connect with Nest. As Google stated:
“All you want is a Nest Thermostat, Nest Defend or Nest Cam. Add one other product, like a lightweight bulb, and so they’ll begin to discover one another, study from each other and aid you out – all on their personal”
The brand new program will nonetheless permit integrations however would require a lot stricter vetting and testing, not essentially a nasty factor! Google declare this has been achieved to deal with privateness fears.
Nevertheless, the unhealthy information is this may break all current integrations powered by the prevailing program. This contains the a lot beloved IFTTT in addition to Amazon Alexa. Though we stay optimistic Google will discover a solution to combine Alexa instantly.
Works with Nest shall be totally shut down on August 31 2019. We wait to see what updates we obtain from IFTTT and Alexa.