Amazon Dash


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to Amazon Dash: Amazon Echo, Amazon Prime

Amazon Dash

Virtual or physical buttons from Amazon that initiate an order to Amazon.com. Introduced in 2015 as part of the Amazon Prime membership and designed to make replenishing common household items easier, Dash buttons are programmed by the user to order a product. A number of staples including soap, paper products, diapers and soft drinks were selected for the initial service.

The Dash Replenishment Service (DRS)
Dash buttons let vendors create easy product reordering for their customers. See Amazon Echo and AmazonFresh.


Press, Click or Tap the Dash Button
A physical button (top) can be placed on or near an appliance; however, users must confirm orders to keep children from making purchases. Virtual buttons (bottom) are added to a user's Amazon Web page or mobile app. (Images courtesy of Amazon.com.)


Press, Click or Tap the Dash Button
A physical button (top) can be placed on or near an appliance; however, users must confirm orders to keep children from making purchases. Virtual buttons (bottom) are added to a user's Amazon Web page or mobile app. (Images courtesy of Amazon.com.)
References in periodicals archive ?
The Amazon Dash Button is a small, Wi-Fi connected device that allows consumers to order products from home with the push of a button.
Pitched as a move to make shopping a more enjoyable experience, Amazon Dash is a really nifty piece of technology that allows consumers to order a product when they are running out and have it delivered to them within 24 hours.
Two examples of the Amazon Dash buttons, from Andrex and Ariel, which are now available in the UK
Meanwhile, Amazon Dash, WiFiconnected buttons that reorder household products with a single press, has also been launched in the UK.
Amazon Dash, a small, wireless-enabled button, is an example.
With the success of Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow you to reorder everything from trash bags to packs of gum with one click, Amazon has made its auto-refill program more permanent.
Amazon Dash Buttons--the little plastic connected devices through which consumers can with a single click order everything from diapers and disinfectant wipes to drinks and dog food, are now available for 100 brands.
The Amazon Dash Button for Playtex Sport offers different absorbency packs of Playtex Sport Unscented tampons, as well as travel packs of Playtex Sport Body Wipes.
Last year, Amazon introduced its physical Amazon Dash buttons that allow shoppers to press a branded button in their home to re-order that product.
One of my personal favorites was a fun project called "Get The Flight Out",and it incorporated a button, buzzer and LCD to create a device similar to an Amazon Dash button, but instead of ordering groceries with one push, this device would book the first flight out of town, and even ordered an Uber car to get you to the airport on time.
Amazon Dash are buttons that you stick on household items.