French and British entrepreneurs develop Hive connected home app

Hive, a British gas innovation, has partnered with design entrepreneur Yves Behar to create Hive Active Heating 2 thermostat, which includes new features and improved usability to give people even greater control of their heating and hot water
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A new app has been developed to make using Hive Active Heating 2 and Hive's family of new, complementary connected homes products as easy to use as possible on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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A new app has been developed to make using Hive Active Heating 2 and Hive's family of new, complementary connected homes products as easy to use as possible on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Hive, a British Gas innovation, launches Hive Active Heating 2. As beautiful as it is clever, it includes new features and improved usability to give people even greater control of their heating and hot water on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Kassir Hussain, Director of Connected Homes at British Gas, unveils Hive Active Heating 2 which comes with installation from a British Gas engineer, although you don't need to be a British Gas customer to buy it on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Hive, a British Gas innovation, has partnered with design entrepreneur Yves Behar to create the beautifully designed Hive Active Heating 2 thermostat on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Hive, a British Gas innovation, has partnered with design entrepreneur Yves Behar to create the beautifully designed Hive Active Heating 2 thermostat on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Hive, a British Gas innovation, launches Hive Active Heating 2 and family of complementary connected home products to give people new ways to control their homes, their comfort, and their energy use on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Nina Bhatia, MD, Commercial and Connected Homes at British Gas, unveils Hive Active Heating 2 which comes with installation from a British Gas engineer, although you don't need to be a British Gas customer to buy it on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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Hive, a British Gas innovation, launches Hive Active Heating 2. As beautiful as it is clever, it includes new features and improved usability to give people even greater control of their heating and hot water on July 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Getty Images for Hive)
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