Nest Announces Nest Cam, New Protect Smoke Detector

Nest is cleaning house. The Google-owned company is refreshing its entire line of smart-home products, including a new smoke detector and thermostat as well as a redesigned and rebranded Dropcam camera, now called the Nest Cam, CEO Tony Fadell announced at an event on Wednesday. The Nest Protect 2.0 is the company's second-generation smoke detector.