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Nest Labs shipping nearly 50,000 Learning Thermostats each month

By Shawn Knight
Jan 31, 2013
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  1. Nest Labs, a company created by two former Apple executives, unveiled the Nest Learning Thermostat just over two years ago. We had a hunch that the device would be a hit as it sold out almost immediately and remained out...

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  2. Raswan

    Raswan TS Enthusiast Posts: 279

    Read an in-depth review of this baby about a year ago. Seems pretty well-designed, actually, though that's not a huge surprise since the co-inventors are previous ipod people. In any case, here's for more connected, intelligent, and lower cost home devices in the future!
     
  3. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 700   +187

    You can't use the term 'connected intelligence' with a 'learning thermostat' alongside an image like that. Not without bracing for a slew of HAL jokes.
     
  4. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,690   +1,068

    I saw their display at Lowes... it looks like a very cool product, and I was interested in buying it. Then I saw the price was like $200. I'm not sure how much it's going to save over my programmable current thermostat, but I bet it'll take a while.

    What we need is a system that can interact with your vents, so you can automatically close your downstairs vents at night and have the furnace react to bedroom temps. Then during the day , it can reverse it and close the upstairs vents and use the downstairs temps to control the furnace.
     
  5. 3DCGMODELER

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    Have had one sense they came out.. well worth the money.. it has already paid for itself.. enough said,,
    get one well worth it..

    :)
     

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