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Abode’s budget smart home security system plays nice with Google Nest

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Abode, a smart home security company, is launching a new budget-friendly Security Kit that costs $159.99. The kit, which can be self-monitored for free or professionally monitored, comes with the wireless Abode Security Hub, one mini sensor, and one keyfob. It also works with Google Nest products and can be expanded with additional Abode devices, but there’s no support for Apple Home, Z-Wave, or Zigbee.

Google Nest integration means you can use the Abode app to control and automate your Nest thermostats, cameras, and doorbells. Abode was one of the first security companies to take advantage of Google’s smart home API and rolled out the integration with its other systems earlier this month. However, you can only view recorded video from…

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