And perhaps to ensure that you'll need or want both products, Ring skimped on some key DIY camera features that would allow it to act as a solid standalone security purchase.
Through motion detection, events are sent to the cloud where they are stored – if you are subscribed to one of their paid plans.
If you’re anything like me, you are slightly suspicious of motion alerts.
HOW IT WORKSWhen Nest Cam detects motion activity you'll receive alerts on your smartphone.
For those looking for free Dropcam storage; I have bad news, Camio no longer offers free cloud storage. And while the free ride was fun, I ended up subscribing to a paid plan because I see the value in the software.
Below is my hands-on review of using Camio with Nest Cam.