Truths about Nest’s Microphones
The nest is an electronic producing company in America. Thermostats, smoke detectors, and cameras are among the devices produced by nest company. All nest’s electronics have microphones. The company put the microphones there for different purposes. Availability of the microphones in the devices has made people feel privately unsafe. People feel unsafe because has not indicated the presence of the microphones in the devices. Lies are told by people concerning the nest’s microphone. Below are some of the tips about the nest’s microphones which people should know to stop the misconceptions.
Alarms in nest’s devices are checked if they are working by the nest’s microphone. A microphone is one of the devices in a smoke detector. A smoke detector is a device which is used to detect the presence of smoke in the environment. An alarm is raised by a smoke detector when smoke is available in the environment. A sound follows the alarm. The alarm and sound quality of the smoke detector is measured by the nest’s microphone. The microphone should be active only when the tests are taking place.
No sending of information is done after it is recorded by the nest’s microphone. Personal information recorded by the microphones in the different devices remains in the device. Google and nest servers cannot access recorded information. Nest servers can only access important information like temperature, levels of different substances and instances of alarm. All the nest servers can access the accessible information. Personal recorded information, therefore, remains personal.
The nest’s microphone can be turned on and off. Guidelines on how to use the nest’s microphone are not provided in their website. The microphone is used in conjunction with the camera so one can know how to turn it on and off by reading more about the camera. Tapping on the camera settings makes it possible to access the microphone. Switching on and off of the microphone is made possible after one accesses it.
Nest’s microphone acts as a control tool during visual recording by the camera. Audios are recorded when videos are being recorded by the camera. One is able to hear what was going on when watching a video that was recorded. The microphone in the devices is what does the audio recording. All audios are recorded during visual recording when the microphone is on. No audio recordings are done when the microphone is off. A nest’s microphone is used in audio sound production during a visual camera recording and watching. The importance of nest’s microphone is seen in the points above. One needs to read the points above to understand the microphones in nest’s devices and avoid the different misconceptions.