17 May '13, 7pm

Turns out, people really are engaging with the Nest learning thermostat like an iPod (sort of):

Turns out, people really are engaging with the Nest learning thermostat like an iPod (sort of):

Just yesterday, Nest announced that it was offering its smart thermostat in 1,000 Home Depot stores, bringing the company's total North American retail reach to 3,000 outlets. The partnership comes after a series of major software upgrades , utility partnerships and an acquisition that mark a noticeable shift for the company. Nest's founders, who came from Apple, worked on developing the first iPod. While a thermostat is a far different product from an iPod, that connection to a consumer technology giant inevitably brings up parallels between Nest's product and other successful mobile devices. And like Apple, the company is notoriously quiet about the upgrades it's working on. In light of Nest's recent news, I spoke with Maxime Vernon, head of product marketing, about the company's latest technology developments and how it learns from its customers. Although Vernon wouldn'...

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