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Fadell was a Apple Corp as everyone knows, executives, and led the development of the famous iPod. After leaving apple, Fadell was founded Nest Labs and served as CEO, the company developed a Nest learning wireless thermostat called smart home solutions representative. Linux system based on the Nest thermostat can track the user’s schedule and in accordance with the user’s habits and routines to run the program, thereby reducing the cost of heating and cooling households 20%. According to rough estimates, the market for 3 years, the price of $249 for all users to reduce the energy consumption of products has reached 2 billion kwh, the energy is enough for 180 thousand U.S. households a year.
November 2013, Nest Labs launched a new product networking Nest Protect, a networked smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, priced at $99. The product further consolidated their market position. Just two months later, Google bought the Nest Labs for $3 billion 200 million in cash – the’s biggest acquisition in the history of the Google. After the acquisition, Nest Labs still retain a certain degree of independence, and some analysts believe that they will use the Google influence and resources will continue to force the product to expand the scope of intelligent home appliances and home security devices such as intelligent lock.
is actually the case, Nest Labs has begun to spend the money Google: they spent $555 million to buy the smart surveillance camera manufacturer Dropcam. Dropcam supports users from desktops, tablet PCs, smart phones and other platforms to access or store video, and Nest Labs products will also integrate this feature, allowing users to more closely monitor their property. In addition, Nest Labs Control4, Crestron and RTI and other companies to integrate the product features into their own home automation system.
believes that in the future, although Fadell himself did not come to our home, but the room can see his shadow everywhere.
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