(Update 10/1 11am:) Amazon added new device makers to the Dash program this morning:
We are excited to introduce 11 new device makers—General Electric, Samsung, Gmate, Oster, August, and more—to the Dash Replenishment Service program,” said Peter Larsen, Vice President, Amazon Devices. “Dash Replenishment Service adds convenience and ease for both customers and device makers alike. Customers don’t have to do anything—they can simply rely on the connected device to automatically reorder the consumables that keep their homes running smoothly. For device makers, DRS makes it easy to add re-ordering functionality to their devices to deliver a helpful and differentiated experience for customers.
Starting today, Amazon is offering all Prime members the opportunity to purchase a Dash Button for $4.99 and with the first Dash purchase $4.99 will be credited back to the Prime members account. Amazon is also expanding the program to include 29 different brands, representing more than 500 products for Prime members to choose to purchase with the press of a button.
The Dash program is incredibly simple: when you’re out of a home good, just press the button and a refill will arrive at your door step within a couple of days. It connects to your Wi-Fi and communicates directly with Amazon. Some of the more notable options include Tide, Bounty, Glad Trash Bags, Gatorade and more.
We first reported back in March when we thought it could possibly be an April Fools joke from Amazon.
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