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Amazon Extends Dash Replenishment To Other Devices

Amazon launched its Dash Replenishment Service on Tuesday, in a move to capture a piece of the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market that is expected to grow into a $453 billion industry by 2020. The ecommerce giant unveiled a list of third-party IoT devices that will be connecting to its Dash Replenishment Service over the course of this month. For example, starting Tuesday, Brother has some IoT printers that will automatically ping Amazon with a request to ship more ink when levels get low. Later this month Gmate's SMART Blood Glucose Meter will automatically reorder additional testing strips and lancets from Amazon when supplies get low. GE's Smart Dispense enabled washers will do likewise when detergent levels drop.

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