Saturday, 21 November 2015

Amazon Dash button

                  Hearing its name doesn't reveal anything. At first, when I heard about this I thought it must a new product which is on sale at Amazon but never ever thought it would be this much technical. Yes!!! Amazon dash button is perfect combination of technology and creativity made totally for the ease of consumers like us. 

                Now what is Amazon dash Button. Its a simple single button to order your favorite items. Now no need to go the the app and search for the items you regularly purchase for ordering. Just press the button and the item gets ordered for you. At first we need to sync this button with the device and we also need to assign particular product with this button. This little 5$ button will be using your home wifi connection for communicating with Amazon website.

           Inside Amazon dash button is a powerful ARM Cortex-M3 processor and Broadcom WiFi module which connects it to virtual world. It can be treated as a IoT device. Some of the  Techies have also used this cheap button for their IoT projects. There are lot of information on Internet regarding the core part, the technical part of this button. I have gone through some of the sites and blogs people even reprogrammed this for their projects.

            I'm sharing some of the links which will be helpful for you if you want to know more about this button.

Intro to Amazon Dash Button

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