Up until now Ring has been the best selling Video Doorbell manufacturer. Well Nest is determined to become the best. Not only is the Nest Hello capable of HD video, 2-way, and nightvision, but it also has facial recognition, 24/7 live video, and a plethora of options.
This is part 1 of the 2016 DIY Home Automation Guide. This is a full tutorial for modern home automation using smart hubs, Z-Wave & Zigbee Devices and, and other home automation tools. This guide uses the Samsung SmartThings hub with the New Echo Dot but other hubs such as the Wink Hub, Insteon, Hue, and PIper, are discussed.