Manufactured by British Gas, Hive is a collection of smart home devices that provide simple and easy to install home automation solutions. While the products do manage to stand their ground on the ever evolving market, they have suffered a lack of interconnectivity, due to the strict walled garden approach of the company. However, things are beginning to change as Hive has officially announced, earlier this week, which they will finally be bringing IFTTT support to their line of smart home thermostats.
Tado, a rival from Europe to Google’s Nest thermostat, has announced recently that it will be launching a public API and also add support for IFTTT channels. The popular smart thermostat developer hopes that with the new changes they can finally expand their ecosystem of related services and devices by gaining developer support.