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Amazon Adds More Brands To Dash Service

  • ZDNet, Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:05 AM

Amazon said it has added new new connected devices and brands to its Dash Replenishment Service (DRS). The DRS is Amazon's approach to a commerce-based Internet of Things. Leveraging sensors built directly into hardware, the DRS platform detects when supplies are running low and then automatically reorders them via Amazon. Amazon said today that GE Appliances, which was one of the first appliance manufacturers to join the DRS, is expanding its portfolio of products that support the program. The company's smart dryers and dishwashers will soon enable automated reordering of dryer fabric softener sheets and dishwasher detergent packs.

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