Hive the subsidiary company of British Gas that has been providing smart thermostats in the UK for some time, has this week announced that the new Hive Home Sensors and Active Smart Plugs are now available to purchase directly from their online store.
The range of Hive home sensors and smart plugs were first unveiled during the middle of last year and are now available to install on windows and doors and expanding the connected home range of products.
The Hive Active Plug allows you to control appliances using the Hive companion application which is available for both iOS and Android devices and is now available to purchase price at £39 for each plug. But if you don’t already own one you will also need to purchase a Hive Hub price at £80 to be able to control any Hive devices you add to your home.
While the wireless Hive Home sensors send an alert to your smartphone if there’s movement in your home, or your windows or doors are opened or closed. Hive explains more :
Say hello to the smart plug that lets you control your home electrical appliances from your mobile, tablet or laptop. Now you’ll be able to turn things on and off, wherever you are. Set up to 6 time slots a day to switch things like lamps on and off whenever you want. Worried you’ve left your hair straighteners or iron on? Just switch them off from your phone. Plug the smart plug into your wall socket, pair with the Hive Hub and you’re ready to go.
For that extra peace of mind our Hive Sensors help you know what’s going on at home even when you’re not there. Install in a few minutes with no screws required. Place our wireless sensor anywhere you want to monitor. Get free alerts on your smartphone if your windows or doors are opened or closed or there’s motion in your home.
For more information on the new range of Hive smart and sensor products jump over to the official Hive website for details, full specifications and the ability to purchase via the link below.