Digital Tables Put the Diner in Command

Digital Tables Put the Diner in Command

Food & Drink

Digital Tables Put the Diner in Command


Imagine sitting down to eat, but rather than at a table, you’ll be dining on a big digital computer screen, pointing and clicking to order from the menu. It’s not some Bill Gates vision of the future, it’s happening right now at the London Oriental fushion restaurant, Inamo, as reported in the entertainment guide,

Diners view pictures of the items on the menu, and after ordering with a click or two, it’s a short wait until waiters emerge from the darkness to place the dishes you’ve ordered on the table. They then vanish as quickly as they arrived without even making eye contact.

You can also customize your dining experience at Inamo by selecting from a palette of patterns and colors that will glow from the table upon your command. The magical digital table will even let you call for a taxi or view bus routes to help get you home. Looks like there have been a few advances since the days when there were video arcade games like “Pong” embedded in tavern tables.

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