Chatham Guest Cam View of Main Street from the Yellow Umbrella bookstore.
Even the internals have changed to make better use of its exterior position.
"If your camera's outside it's going to be farther away from the router," says Nariyawala.
"And they remain off all the time, until they detect motion." Not only that, but Nest's wired version is one of the only on the market that lets you plug in outside—thanks to a rugged power plug—rather than drill a hole through the wall of your house to scavenge some electricity.
The downside to an outdoor plug is that it's that much easier for a thief to unplug it, but in that event you'll receive an alert and an image of the last thing the camera saw—presumably the face of the perp.
Other Chatham Webcams The Fish Pier The Chatham Fish Pier looking Northeast.
Stage Harbor Panorama Stage Harbor and Stage Island looking East Southeast.
The Nest Cam Outdoor's speakers are at the bottom, so that the sound can bounce off of the wall and to minimize the need for waterproofing.
The camera itself is white, to prevent overheating.
“Person alerts are the first of many innovations that will make Nest Cam a more helpful partner in securing the home,” said Veron.