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2012

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2020

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Thermostat, Nest Learning Thermostat, Second Generation, 2012

This is a Thermostat. It was designed by Tony Fadell and manufactured by Nest Labs, Inc.. It is dated 2012. Its medium is glass, metal, electronic components.

Turn the outer ring of the Nest Learning Thermostat to raise or lower the temperature. The illuminated screen responds to motion in the room—sensors tell Nest to adjust the temperature when people enter or leave. Pushing the ring activates a menu of additional actions, such as programming the device and switching from heating to cooling. Smartphone apps allow users to program the thermostat remotely and track energy use.

This object was donated by Nest Labs, Inc.. It is credited Courtesy of Nest Labs, Inc..

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17 x 16.5 x 8.4 cm (6 11/16 x 6 1/2 x 3 5/16 in.)

We have 1 video that features Thermostat, Nest Learning Thermostat, Second Generation, 2012.

Nest Thermostat Promo Video

Promotional video for the Nest Learning Thermostat, a smart device for home heating and cooling.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beautiful Users.

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