The 2014 launched Amazon’s Dash Wand is gaining popularity in the era of virtual assistants and Amazon Echo. It is a handheld barcode scanner that you can use to add things to your Amazon shopping cart at home. Using an attached bar code scanner, the wireless Wand instantly adds items to your Amazon shopping cart, making restocking the pantry as simple as zapping a used package before throwing it out. Recent updates to the system have resulted in the release of a new version that comes along with the Amazon Echo. Although companies like Google, Apple, are on its research on innovative ideas in the field of virtual assistants and AI technology, Amazon is trying to bring a cost effective product that can assist in the same. According to the reviews Dash Wand is a $20 gadget that comes with its AI assistant Alexa built in. The Dash Wand can also support Alexa voice commands for additional useful functions like home automation, looking up recipes, measurement conversions, and ordering last minute items. Compared to the other competitors the Dash Wand with Alexa is far cheaper and is budget friendly which is yet another reason for its recent popularity. After all, the promise of virtual assistants is that they work seamlessly across devices to help organize and streamline your life. And that is what the new version of Dash Wand is meant for.