Nest Cam IQ Indoor
The Nest Cam IQ indoor is an indoor security camera that comes equipped with HD-video, 24/7 recording, motion alerts, multiple microphones, and Google Assistant functionality. The camera can be purchased for $299.
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
How Does It Share Your Data?
Nest users are required to create a Google account, which means Google may use your personal data to target you with ads based on search history, location, websites and apps you have visited, etc. However, Google says that your personal data is never sold to third parties.
- Good video quality.
- Good audio quality with two-way functionality.
- Privacy concerns.
- Extra subscription required for continuous cloud video storage.
- Overpriced given low number of new features.