URC, a global developer of smart residential and commercial automation systems, has announced that its solutions are certified for Google Nest integration.
URC points out that Google Nest thermostats can now integrate into URC’s Total Control control and automation platform for a seamless user experience to support today’s smart home experience for homeowners.
“This next generation of voice enabled, climate control integration with Google Nest ensures that our dealers can easily install complete smart home systems with premium climate control and monitoring quality across hardware and sources,” states Lars Granoe, vice president of product development, URC.
URC points out that its touch screens and remote controls are now a portal that allows users to monitor and adjust Google Nest thermostats within URC’s Total Control automation environment. With professional installation URC boasts the Total Control platform can launch customized scenes where multiple activities occur like adjusting the indoor climate, locking the door, arming the security system, activating exterior lighting, and playing a preferred audio cue.
URC Google Nest Integration Highlights
URC emphasizes that through the capabilities of Google Nest Integration, integrators can create customized smart home systems with homeowner benefits that include:
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Unified, Seamless Operation: Google Nest device operation within the Total Control system minimizes the number of control devices, like touchscreen interfaces and remotes.
Create Robust Scenes: With professional programming, users can launch scenes in Total Control to create their ideal environment. Examples include the creation of scenes, like “Good Morning” and “Goodnight,” that adjust climate, lighting, shades and drapes, and arm security devices.
Voice/Hands-Free Control: URC’s voice enabled devices allow two-way communication and control with simple homeowner operation across URC user interfaces devices.
Remote Access and Control: The URC Total Control mobile app allows user access to Total Control, including the ability to monitor and adjust Google Nest devices from anywhere. The user experience tools within the platform URC continues, allow for easy adjustment of alerts and notifications according to preferred schedules.
Lower Energy Costs: Integration offers users the ability to reduce heating and cooling costs with monitoring and automating climate settings.