Is SimpliSafe the same as Nest?
SimpliSafe is less expensive, has a longer trial period, and is fully compatible with Amazon Alexa. However, Nest security products can be remotely controlled without purchasing a professional monitoring plan, and it integrates more naturally with Google Assistant.
Can SimpliSafe use nest cameras?
With SimpliSafe's Google Nest integration, you can opt to use Nest Cams instead, and while Nest Cams don't work with SimpliSafe directly, you can control SimpliSafe and Nest Cams together using your Google Nest smart speaker or display.
Is Nest going out of business?
On May 7, 2019, it was announced that Works with Nest would be discontinued effective August 31, 2019. Users are being directed to migrate to Google accounts and Google Assistant integration instead; doing so will remove the ability to use Works with Nest.
Can SimpliSafe work without internet?
Can SimpliSafe work without a Wi-Fi connection? You can use SimpliSafe without Wi-Fi if you choose a monthly monitoring plan that includes cellular service. However, you would need Wi-Fi to support any video cameras on the home security system.