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Google’s Nest cameras can now tell you when your garage door is left open

A Google Nest Cam set up in a garage will soon be able to send an alert if the door is left open. | Screenshot by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge

Google’s adding a new garage door detection feature to its Nest security cameras that will alert you if your garage door has been left open. The company is also bringing the first-gen Google Nest Outdoor Cam to the Google Home app and finally allowing Nest Cam users to create custom clips in the Google Home app.

These new features are part of the Google Home app’s public preview and are rolling out this week. Adina Roth, product manager of Google Home & Nest, announced the updates in a blog post on Wednesday.

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The new garage door detection feature leverages AI image detection, according to Google.

According to Roth, the garage door detection feature can detect and alert you when the door is closed,…

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