Amazon is dropping reinforce for yet another Alexa software in a matter of weeks.AFTVnewshas learned that Amazon will no longer reinforce the Dash Wand shopping helper as of July 21st, 2020. It didn’t explain why (we’ve asked Amazon for comment), however it did encourage home owners to participate in a software recycling program. There’s no mention of offering an alternative software as compensation, although the Wand’s $50 ticket and many promotions (such as receiving a free Wand with an Amazon Recent subscription) makes a swap unlikely.
The Dash Wand was a handheld, battery-based Alexa software with a barcode reader. You’d exhaust it to reveal extra food fair by scanning existing containers and asking for extra. It also served as an always-available issue assistant in parts of the home where a fastened-in-place Alexa speaker may no longer hear you.