Amazon Reinvents the Dash Button as a Smart Shelf for Businesses

The tap-free Dash Smart Shelf is the latest example of Amazon repurposing technology that missed the mark

Amazon’s first iteration of the Dash button, which consumers were meant to tap to instantly order a variety of household products, didn’t quite work out the way it wanted. Mainly, people didn’t buy into it. But that hasn’t stopped the everything company from giving it the old college try again.