It’s been fairly a while since Google announced that the “Works with Nest” program can be shut down and changed, however the results are nonetheless being felt. Subsequent week, Philips Hue is dropping help for Works with Nest.
As first reported by The Ambient and since additionally talked about in an official blog post, Philips Hue is shutting down “Works with Nest” integration for all customers on November seventeenth, 2020. Philips beforehand stopped permitting new integrations again in August of 2019, however current customers had been allowed to proceed up till now.
Google is transitioning its ‘Works with Nest’ programme to the ‘Works with Hey Google’ programme. Associated to this, Philips Hue integration with Nest Thermostat, Nest Cam and Nest Shield will likely be discontinued from November 17, 2020.
This can solely be momentary, as Google is constructing current Works with Nest options into the Google Dwelling app. Thanks in your persistence and understanding.
Philips notes that “this may solely be momentary” in its discover, explaining that Google is constructing these options into the Dwelling app. We’ve seen that occur over the previous few months with the arrival of Home/Away Routines and Presence Sensing.
It’s unclear and, frankly, unlikely that Google will totally replicate the options Philips beforehand provided. Up to now, this integration offered the flexibility to regulate lights utilizing a Nest Cam within the room or change the lights to raised get by means of the smoke if a Nest Shield detected a fireplace.
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