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By Hive
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About

The world's simplest and most secure smart home system for everyone.

Hive works wherever you live - in a small downtown apartment or a large country manor. It’s designed to completely simplify your connection to your home and protect everyone, and everything, inside it.

Automation  

Easily control your lights, locks, electronics, appliances and other connected devices from anywhere.

Security  

Have true peace of mind knowing what is happening at your home with our complete security alarm functionality and optional professional monitoring.

Entertainment  

Fill your home with music and entertainment with our revolutionary wireless smart home audio solution.

Hive Sound is the world's first smart speaker system for your home. It gives your home a voice. It notifies you of the things you care about and connects you with live help if there is ever a need. But most of the time you will be using it to jam to your favorites tunes.  

  • High Fidelity Sound: Finely tuned to provide rich high quality audio throughout your home.
  • Alerts & Notifications: Receive alerts and notifications of the things happening around you.
  • Two-Way Voice: Communication with emergency responders, if the need ever arises.
  • Wi-Fi & Bluetooth: Wirelessly link one or more Hive Sound devices through your home.
  • Constant Power: Internal battery power allows Hive Sound to continue running even if your power goes out.

Simple Control

Control is simple. With the Hive App you are able to control each Hive Sound throughout your whole home. Control each one individually or pair them together and have rich whole home audio experience.

Google Cast Ready

Hive Sound pulls content directly from the cloud, so you’ll get the best audio quality and can freely multi-task on your phone, tablet, or laptop, all without straining the battery. These speakers work with a growing list of apps including Deezer, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, NPR One, Pandora, Rdio, TuneIn, and many more.

  • The Brain: Multiple antennas to communicate with your Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Z-wave, and Security devices.
  • Peace of Mind: Back up power supply and wireless communication to ensure the best possible protection in case of power or internet outages.
  • Design: Simple and elegant design encourages you to place the Hub anywhere in your home.
  • Plug and Play: Easy and hassle-free set up. Open the box and plug it in. Immediately begin customizing it to your needs.

 iOS & Android

TECH SPECS

Hive Hub

  • Dual core 1GHz processor with 1GB RAM and 4GB Flash
  • Ethernet port
  • 3G modem for backup internet
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Z-Wave, 802.15.4 (for ZigBee or Thread)
  • Wireless transceiver for Honeywell security sensors 
  • Libre wireless audio module with Google Cast support
  • Backup Battery

Hive Sound

  • Plugs & secures into standard wall outlet
  • Two drivers and passive radiator for full sound
  • Microphone with noise cancellation
  • RGB LEDS for visual notifications
  • Libre wireless audio module
  • Backup Battery
  • FCC & ETL certified

COMMUNITY

We are extremely passionate about giving a voice to our customers. Business has changed and customers today have more information and say then ever before. That is why we are breaking down the walls that separate companies and customers to partner with our community in a whole new way. 

Hive is a community run company. We prove our commitment to community through profit sharing with our customers, no contracts, no monthly minimum purchase requirements and by asking the community to help us design and build all our products. 

Help up spread the buzz and get rewarded. For everyone you refer to Hive you will receive $5 as a thank you. Do that enough and you can get your system for free!

DEVELOPERS & MAKERS

We know that we can't do everything by ourselves. We are opening up our system to you so that you can get creative and let your inner developer take over.

OUR TEAM

We are a group of passionate people with bold and fresh ideas. We began with one clear purpose:  Create a home technology company that makes life simpler, safer, and more enjoyable. We do that by connecting people to everything and everyone they care about most.

Our team has immense experience in the smart home and security industries. This experience provides us with a lot of knowledge, but it also opens our eyes to frustration of the status quo. We set out to change security/home automation by creating products that are easy to use, beautifully designed, and affordable for all.  

Key Partners

EnlistedDesign.com

PhrameWorx.com

HaugenCreative.com

Bulogics.com

LibreWireless.com

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Risks and challenges

“The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.”
-Mark Zuckerberg

We understand that any endeavor worth taking is going to have its fair share of risks and challenges. That is why Hive makes every effort possible to marginalize these risks for our friends and supporters. Through tireless planning and intense examination of every business process we are striving to ensure we deliver our Hive solutions to you without delay.

A non-uniform standard of protocols in security and connected devices makes compatibility a challenge on many levels in regards to software and hardware. With that in mind we have comprised a team of industry specialist from home security to wireless products to help build an ecosystem which will allow these standards to coexist and work together.

When it comes to manufacturing, we understand the complexities regarding purchasing, shipping, supply, and storage of raw and manufactured materials used to build our products, any of which can cause delay. That is why we have chosen manufacturer's with proven and reliable track records who we feel confident will help us meet our fulfillment goals.

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    THANK YOU! Every little bit helps. Seriously. We will list your name on our website and provide you with all of the Hive updates.

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    Wrist Watch - Show your support for Hive and receive a limited edition Hive Arvo watch made exclusively for Hive supporters. Your friends will be jealous!

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    LIMITED EDITION: 1 Hive Hub + 5 Hive Sound in a custom color to match your home, and engraved with 001 thru 025 serial number.

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    Deer Valley Ski Trip with the Hive Team. Come spend a few days enjoying the greatest snow on earth for you and a guest. All Inclusive! Flights, Hotel, Food and everything else included. (international flights add $1000)

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