Theis the flagship product from a home automation startup of the same name. A competitor to the , the Ecobee3 adds Wi-Fi enabled smarts to your home's temperature control.
Here's our. It works with a number of other smart home products including and -- two broad smart home systems that allow it to work in tandem with a larger smart home setup. As with the Nest Learning Thermostat, you can control the Ecobee3 with an app.
Ecobee differentiates itself from Nest by incorporating remote sensors into its readings. It can adjust the temperature based on what's its sensing in your office or living room.
The company's most recent product -- the $250-- has Amazon's digital assistant Alexa built-in. It earned an and won our Editors' Choice Award.
If you want a cheaper option, the $170does away with the sensors, but still works with lots of other smart home platforms.