Amazon made an Alexa-enabled smart soap dispenser with a hand-washing timer

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(Pocket-lint) - Amazon softly launched a caller astute location product. No, it's not different speaker oregon astute show oregon partition plug. It's a soap dispenser.

Called the Amazon Smart Soap Dispenser, it supports Alexa, costs $55, and features a 20-second timer to guarantee your hand-washing meets CDC standards. The instrumentality automatically dispenses soap arsenic an LED timer ticks away. It doesn't person a talker oregon microphone, but you tin brace it to a compatible Echo instrumentality that's wrong 30 feet of the dispenser. Amazon said you tin make an Alexa Routine and person your Echo play songs, jokes, and much erstwhile you wash.

Amazon Smart Soap Dispenser lone works with liquid manus soap and has a 12-ounce capacity. The artillery volition past for 3 months connected a azygous charge.

There are a fewer different models you tin bargain that travel with refills of branded soaps. For instance, determination is simply a $72 Seventh Generation model, a $63 Mrs Meyers Geranium Scent model, and a $61 Method Sea Minerals model. The Seventh Generation 1 whitethorn beryllium the astir expensive, but that company, which is based successful Vermont, is eco-friendly and well-known for formulating plant-based, non-toxic products approved by the Environmental Working Group.

Amazon's Smart Soap Dispenser is expected to motorboat 4 August 2021, but you tin preorder it present connected Amazon US.

Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 2 August 2021.

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