Nest Hub Max and Nest Hub 2nd Gen allow you to use Quick Gestures to control the media playing and dismiss alarms.
This Google Home guide explains what the quick gestures are, how to use them on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max, and the differences of this feature on Nest Hub 2nd Gen and Nest Hub Max.
Please note, this feature (quick gestures) is NOT available on Google Home Hub and Nest Hub 1st Gen.
What are quick gestures on Nest Hub?
Quick gestures let you control media, timers, and alarms on the 2nd Gen of Nest Hub or on Nest Hub Max, without using your voice or touching the screen.
In other words, with this feature, you can use your hand gestures in the air to pause or resume media, dismiss timers, snooze or dismiss alarms.
On Nest Hub Max, you must turn on the camera to use the hand gesture.
Nest Hub 2nd Gen does not have a camera, as explained here. It uses the Soli sensor to detect your hand gestures and act accordingly.
Sometimes, quick gestures are referred to as “air gestures” because you actually wave your hands in the air. … Read the rest