Buyers of Google’s hottest Nest Cam lineup have long groused that their cameras could not stream are living video clip feeds to a Chromecast with Google Television set dongle plugged into their TVs (or other HDMI-geared up displays), but a fix is lastly on the way.
In a article on the Nest site, Google declared that Nest Cam and Doorbell users–including individuals with newer 2021 Nest devices–will at last be equipped to stream live footage from their cameras to Chromecast with Google Television.
The extensive-awaited function will get there “starting this 7 days,” Google claimed, including that very last year’s Nest Cam (both of those the wired and battery-powered Nest Cam), the new Nest Doorbell, and the Nest Cam with Floodlight are all supported.
You will not have to do anything particular to enabled Nest Cam assistance on the Chromecast with Google Television. Alternatively, you can merely explain to Google using the Chromecast Voice Remote to, for illustration, “show me the entrance doorway camera,” and the Chromecast will stream the acceptable dwell feed.
A different selection is to ask Google Assistant on a Nest speaker or display to display you a feed from a certain Nest Cam “on my Tv.”
The Google site article only phone calls out the Chromecast with Google Television set it is not however apparent if other Chromecast units will do the job with more recent Nest Cams.
Chromecast aid for the 2021 Nest Cam lineup has been a lengthy time in coming. People have been capable to stream Nest Cam feeds to their Google Nest displays considering the fact that the cameras to start with introduced final year.
As of final Might, you can even stream live Nest Cam footage to your Alexa displays, Fireplace tablets, and Hearth Television set units. The point that Amazon’s streaming gamers bought guidance for the new Nest Cams before Google’s Chromecast player did was specifically irksome.
As 9to5Google details out, 1 of the last lacking parts of Nest Cam streaming support–a desktop client–is due sometime this calendar year.