Amazon sends out more invites for its Echo 'smart speaker'
When Amazon announced its cylinder-shaped Echo device in November, interested consumers were placed on a waiting list to purchase the product. Now the online retailer has invited many of those people to buy the Echo, which acts as both a speaker and a type of personal assistant for the home.
While invitations have trickled out since the announcement, and some of the devices have already shipped, a larger pool of invitations was sent to customers on Tuesday.
Either demand is high or inventory is still low because the