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Amazon has stopped selling the AWS IoT 1-Click button (amazon.com)
2 points by testflyjets 4 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments

Over the last 3 years I've bought nearly 2300 of these for airnoise.io. An AWS engineer reached out to me two days ago to chat, and I suspected he was going to say that Amazon was going to discontinue them as they did the Dash button a few months ago. Sure enough, they stopped selling them two days ago.

He reminded me there are alternatives, like the AT&T button, but they're larger and more expensive and not rechargeable nor do they have a replaceable battery (though they are LTE-M instead of WiFi).

More importantly, he said they have a manufacturer who's producing a similar but improved device (rechargeable or replaceable) that should be the same price point. These should be available in late March. Why Amazon created a 2+ month gap here is beyond me, but so be it.

On the server side, they are going to continue to support the back-end IoT services and have no plans to deprecate those.

Different device, though certainly some foreshadowing!

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