Hive Launches Active Light Smart Light Bulb

HIve light bulbBritish Gas startup Hive has launched Hive Active Light, a smart light bulb designed to give users an easy way to control their lights from their phone via the Hive app. It comes complete with a scheduling tool that allows for lights to be programmed to dim, and to turn on and off at pre-programmed times.

Hive Active Light works with the Hive Hub and complements the existing range, including Hive Active Heating, Hive Active Plug, Hive Motion Sensor and Hive Window or Door Sensors. To mark the launch, existing Hive customers can benefit from a 10 per cent discount off Hive Active Light single and multipacks from today until 31 July.

Hive Active Light is available in both screw-in and bayonet fittings. It costs £19.99, with a multi-pack of three bulbs available for £49.99. It’s available from Maplin, Screwfix, DSG, Amazon, Shop Direct and

The Hive app has also been revamped and now features an enhanced interface which enables Hive products to be viewed at a glance and reached with one tap from an onscreen dashboard