17 Jun '15, 6pm

#Luiis_3x ] Google’s Nest unveils new Protect smoke alarm, first security camera: At a much-... [ #Luispokel ]

—the company’s smoke and carbon monoxide detector—has been completely redesigned to be 11 percent smaller than its predecessor, and uses a “split spectrum sensor” to detect fires, which is reportedly an upgrade from the single photoelectric sensor of the first generation. This new sensor will read shorter wavelengths and detect fires earlier than others on the market—something the company believes is key as modern building materials burn faster. And perhaps of greatest importance, it will be able to be silenced via smart phone—the “wave to silence” capacity of the first-generation was buggy enough that the Protect had to be taken off the market.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/googles-nest-unveils-new-protect-smo...

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