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18 Tech-Focused Dining Experiences

From Hi-Tech Dining Tables to Self-Serve Wine Bars

— September 5, 2014 — Lifestyle
When it comes to the modern dining experience, some would argue that there has been a shift away from technology (think restaurants that offer discounts for not using your smartphone) but what we're seeing with these tech-focused dining innovations is that the modern diner craves smart integration. Aside from just being confined to the dining room of restaurants, we're seeing consumers incorporating smart devices like interactive dining room tables and the like into their personal spaces.

As mentioned above regarding smartphone use, we're even seeing some dining experiences force diners back onto their devices by eliminating menus or others that offer specials strictly on a tablet. Looking to disconnect? These tech-focused dining experiences are likely not going to be up your alley.
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User-Controlled Glass Surfaces
User-Controlled Glass Surfaces
Gauzy's Liquid Crystal Controllers Resemble an LCD Screen
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Restaurant Reservations Apps
Restaurant Reservations Apps
Resy Lets You Pay for Premium Tables and Lets Diners Cut the Line
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Flying Restaurant Servers
Flying Restaurant Servers
These Robotic Drones Deliver Customers Their Orders in Lieu of Servers
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Beacon-Optimized Chocolate Shops
Beacon-Optimized Chocolate Shops
Laima Chocolate Shop Introduces Low Energy Beacons
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Tablet Dining Companions
Tablet Dining Companions
De Santos Restaurant is the First to Use an iPad Ordering System
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Serving Robot Restaurants
Serving Robot Restaurants
The Robot Restaurant in China is Almost Entirely Run by Mechanical Men
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Curated Food Apps
Curated Food Apps
The Hotsauce App Spices Up Your Dining Experience
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Hi-Tech Dining Tables
Hi-Tech Dining Tables
The Ebony Interactive Restaurant Has Impressive Tabletop Tablet Surfaces
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Multi-Sensory Dining Experiences
Multi-Sensory Dining Experiences
Dining at the Hi-Tech Sublimotion Restaurant Costs a Hefty $2,000
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Quality Eatery Sound Systems
Quality Eatery Sound Systems
Oliveto Restaurant Installs Meyer Sound's Concert Hall-Grade Audio
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Time-Efficient Restaurant Apps
Time-Efficient Restaurant Apps
The Kind Chef App is Revolutionizing Restaurant Ordering
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Dining Smart Devices
Dining Smart Devices
The Owl Enables Establishments to Offer Better Restaurant Customer Service
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Interactive Restaurant Menus
Interactive Restaurant Menus
Global Mundo Tapas's MenuPad Adds Technology to Your Night Out
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Waiterless Automated Restaurants
Waiterless Automated Restaurants
This Tokyo Restaurant Combines Technology with Food
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Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Touchscreen Tabletop Menus
Order Food Conveniently From Your Seat with Draqie Interactive Table
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Color-Changing Decor
Color-Changing Decor
Light Energy Studio Remote Controlled LED Furniture
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Touchscreen Cafe Tabletops
Touchscreen Cafe Tabletops
The Moneual Touch Table PC is Set to Debut at CES 2013
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Self-Serve Wine Bars
Self-Serve Wine Bars
This Machine at Park 112 Automatically Serves Wine to Patrons
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