We reported just yesterday that soon Nest thermostat users will be able to control this connected object through Google Now. Today, the integration has gone live. Android users can now take advantage of Google Now to control their Nest thermostat by using voice commands, so tweaking the temperature is now as easy as just saying it out loud. Cards will also be displayed by Google Now when the thermostat adjusts itself automatically so that users always know what Nest is up to.

The commands are fairly simple. For example, one can say “OK Google, set Nest to” followed by the temperature you want the thermostat on to have it all done automatically. It is also presumed that voice commands through an Android Wear smartwatch will work as well, making it even easier for users to control the thermostat. Yet another reason you don’t have to get up from the couch.

In order to enable this functionality, people who have Nest installed in their home will have to opt-in so that Google can access the account and enable cards for Google Now. The functionality offered by this integration isn’t as much as the official Nest app, but you have got to admit, its a pretty easy way of controlling the Nest.

For now the integration is limited to Android-only, though there is a possibility that it might be added to the Google Search app for iOS at some point in the future.

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