While the Lyric has a ton of potential, the app needs some major updates to make its usability and performance on par with the Nest.
Honeywell is unveiling a home security system complete with voice control capabilities and a touchscreen display at CES 2015.
Honeywell's Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat can compete directly with the Nest Learning Thermostat on features, but it doesn't match the Nest's intuitive design.
The voice control options are extremely basic, and the price increase just doesn't match the value added. Save some cash and get the $249 model or a Nest.
We got the chance to see Honeywell's newly-announced Lyric home security system at CES 2015.
A glossy face belies weak usability, over-complicated setup, and too few features.
Once features like geo-fencing, pattern-learning algorithms and triggers become available, this oddly standard Thermostat could become a strong contender at its price point. For now, though, it's not worth the money.
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We installed two new Nest Learning Thermostats at the CNET Smart Home and learned a lot along the way.
Honeywell extends voice controls to its Tuxedo Touch dealer-installed home automation kit.