Both kits come with a central hub that connects to your router, and it all hooks up with a cloud-based service that can deliver alerts to your mobile.
The California-based company has developed the standalone chip, which is not much bigger than a UK penny, with the aim of entering the IoT and wearable technology markets.
Nest Labs has started shipping their Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detectors again, only this time the device won’t turn itself off with the wave of a hand.
The “Nest Wave” feature which turns the alarm off via a wave of the hand is a potential hazard in that it can be unintentionally activated.
You can now get yourself a smart thermostat for £179 from Nest, and at the moment, that comes with a free installation.