LAS VEGAS -- Nest has been tacking on product partners since its initial developer program announcement last June. With several big-name integrations already secured --, , Whirlpool -- this open-software-collaboration, dubbed "Works with Nest," appears to have caught on in a major way.
Now, Nest is really showing off its industry dominance at CES 2015; it's adding over a dozen new brand integrations to the initiative. And, unlike , this one includes more key players in the appliances and smart home sector.
, , and have all just been inducted into Works with Nest and the related integrations are available right now.
So, if you happen to have aand an August Smart Lock, you can pair them so that unlocking or locking your door automatically kicks your thermostat into either Home or Away mode (similarly, the UniKey Kevo Smart Lock knows who is home as well as their preferred temperature setting). And, whenever your Nest does switch to Away, you can program your LG fridge to focus on energy savings.
On theside of things, if the smoke and CO2 detector senses that something's amiss, you're now supposed to be able to set your Philips Hue LEDs to flash as a warning.
Automatic, Nest's wide range of third-party integrations. In the meantime, take a look at the other cool stuff we're seeing at CES 2015., , Ooma and Withings round out the new partnerships that are available now, with the remaining list -- , , Chargepoint, , Stack,Zuli, and expanded Whirlpool functionality --slated to be released in either February or March. Be sure to check back for updates on