Nest Labs is a home automation company from Palo Alto, CA. It produces intelligent, WiFi-enabled programmable thermostats and smoke detectors. It was co-founded in 2010 by two former Apple employees: Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers. It presently employs 130 workers and recently was purchased by Google for $3 billion.
This company is a fine example of China Sourcing. The devices are designed in California, but completely assembled in China, just as in the case of Apple.
Nest Labs thermostats are a big market success in the US and will soon make an appearance in other countries. It is another fine example of a high-quality device, manufactured in China. In the next months we will present more examples of the successful China Sourcing: along with the growth of the hardware industry, more useful and interesting products appear on markets worldwide.
Let’s watch how the Nest Thermostat works:
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