Amazon's Dash Wand lets you order groceries with your voice

Amazon's Dash Wand lets you order groceries with your voice

All new Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa helps you find recipes, convert cups to ounces, buy and reorder essentials, find nearby restaurants and more.

Using an attached bar code scanner, the wireless Wand instantly add items to your Amazon shopping cart, making restocking the pantry as simple as zapping a used package before throwing it out. This $20 miniature handheld device makes grocery shopping less of a chore by allowing you to scan barcodes and spew out commands aloud for adding products to your shopping list or asking necessary household questions.

There is a small button present on the Dash Wand that activates the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant, which can do all the same tasks as a traditional Echo device.

To get a better idea of how the new Amazon Dash Wand works and what it brings to the table, check out the company's promo video below. The Dash Wand costs Amazon Prime members $20 to purchase, but owners will get $20 off their next order after registering it to their account. Also, if you are in a market that offers AmazonFresh, you'll get 90 days free.




The Dash Wand is a tiny handheld device with a microphone and a barcode scanner. You can either scan a barcode or say what you want.

The best part is that the device is pretty much free right now.

The news, found in leaked documents, had also revealed that Amazon's goal is to open up 2,000 Fresh-branded grocery stores over the next decade - and they will open 200 every year to hit the mark. All Amazon Prime subscribers in the United States can pick one up starting today. This service is available for $14.99.

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