Over the years, however, the usefulness and novelty of the Dash button have diminished. Amazon announced on Thursday that it would stop selling these gadgets globally, while Amazon, the current user, said it would continue to use them and still be able to place orders for products. Amazon said that the device has fulfilled its mission to promote and make the concept of Internet family popular.
Dash was first launched in 2015, allowing users to quickly order goods that are about to run out. The dash button of the entity can be placed anywhere in the home, and connected through WiFi, consumers can place orders with one click. Each Dash button corresponds to the corresponding brand, invisibly increasing the sales of products.
Later, Amazon launched a virtual version of the Dash button for Prime members.websiteApp (App) launched a variety of brands in a single key down button. Virtual Dash buttons can automatically generate several virtual Dash buttons for corresponding brand products according to users'recent consumption records, which is quite convenient and avoids waste of physical materials.
In January 2018, in order to cater to the flourishing development of e-commerce, Amazon will push the Dash button service to a new stage, launching a programmable Dash button service, allowing third parties to place a virtual Dash button on a screen-equipped networking device. In fact, the new "virtual Dash button" service is related to the previous "Dash Replenishment" service. Back in 2015, Amazon launched the "Dash Supplement" service as well as the physical Dash button.