Everyone’s talking about Hive…

and here’s what they’re saying

“Hive is an excellent system…

which takes the hassle out of controlling your hot water and heating... Hive’s scheduling interface will be a revelation…”

“You don’t have to be a British Gas customer…

to take advantage of Hive – the system will save you up to £150-a-year…”

News

Bring your home to life like never before: Hive brings voice-control to your heating, lights and plugs

15th September 2016

Hive, a leader in smart home technology, has today announced a partnership with Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, allowing people to control their heating, lighting and plugged-in devices – simply by speaking to them.

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Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

Pocketlint 14th September 2016

Amazon today confirmed that the Amazon Echo is coming to the UK, powered by its onboard smart agent Alexa. Announcing a range of partnerships, one of the more interesting for the UK is Hive, the smarthome offshoot of British Gas.

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Light up your room with Hive Bulbs

Style at Home 15th August 2016

The Hive Active Light bulbs are a new life changing innovation that you won’t believe you have ever lived without. These smart LED bulbs not only save energy and reduce the cost of your energy bills but can also be controlled whenever, wherever you like.

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Hive’s smart thermostat gets IFTTT’s action-based automation

Engadget 11th August 2016

If you own one of Hive's smart thermostats and are looking to get more from the connected appliance, today is your lucky day. The British Gas-owned company today announced that it's teamed up with IFTTT to provide action-based automation for the thermostat, allowing you to connect it to 300 other products and services.

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IFTTT is coming to native apps to join the dots between your smart home tech

Trusted Reviews 10th August 2016

The If This, Then That (IFTTT) tool, which acts as a go between allowing devices and services to talk to each other, is making a push to become an integral part of your favourite smartphone apps.

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Hive Smart Thermostat Receives IFTTT Support

Geeky Gadgets 11th August 2016

Owners of the Hive smart thermostat, will be pleased to know that British Gas has today announced a partnership with the awesome automation service IFTTT. Enabling owners of Hive to use a number of automation actions and connect to over 300 other products and services.

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Hive launches on IFTTT and opens its doors to the smart home

Wearable 12th August 2016

One of the big problems with British Gas Hive's smart theromostat has been its walled garden approach. Unlike Works with Nest, it's very much isolated in the smart home. But that problem is starting to be addressed, now that the company has announced IFTTT support for Hive.

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Centrica unit chief says smart thermostat adoption has doubled within year

International Business Times 25th August 2016

The desire for more efficient energy usage and evolving consumer behaviour has seen demand for Centrica's smart thermostats more than double in 12 months, according to Nina Bhatia, Managing Director of the FTSE 100 energy company's Connected Home unit.

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Hive Active Light: Connected bulbs make Hive a major smarthome player

Pocket-lint 13th June 2016

Hive has today announced the addition of connected lighting to the Hive home, adding a major component to its smarthome portfolio.

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Hives new smart bulb will let you control lights away from home

Design Week 16th June 2016

The Hive Active Light is the latest in a portfolio of connected home products from British Gas company Hive, and will allow users to schedule their lights via a smartphone app.

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Five of the best tech relief

Press & Journal, 21 February 2016

Tech makes our lives easier, but sometimes it comes with side-effects. That’s where these great gadgets can help...

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Hive Releases New Connected Home Products

Mobile Industry News, 8 February 2016

Last year British Gas subsidiary Hive released a range of connected home products such as its smart thermostat, giving a simple yet powerful way to control various automation aspects of your home.

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Hive Releases Window, Door Sensors And Smart Plug

TechWeek Europe, 27 January 2016

Hive is releasing two new smart home devices – the Hive Active Plug and the Hive Window or Door Sensor – in the UK.

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Hive just added 3 new products to its line of smart home devices

The Next Web, 27 January 2016

Following the release of its second smart thermostat in the summer of 2015, British Gas subsidiary Hive has just added three new products to its line of smart home device.

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Now you can control up to three heating zones with your British Gas Hive

Tech Digest, 24 November 2015

Designed by design entrepreneur Yves Behar, the Hive display looks beautiful.

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Hive Active Heating 2.0 review: Style meets connected practicality

Pocket-Lint, 28 October 2015

Hive Active Heating promises to cut your energy usage by dragging your heating system into the twenty-first century.

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The British Gas Innovation logo

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Hive Active Heating™ 1 Kit

Hive Active Heating™ 1 Kit

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The thermostat

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Hive Active Plug (Angled)

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Hive Active Plug

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Hive Motion Sensor (Angled)

Hive Motion Sensor (Angled)

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Hive Motion Sensor

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Hive Window or Door Sensor (Angled)

Hive Window or Door Sensor (Angled)

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Hive Product Family

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