D+S refers to this as a Plasma-Lift Conference Table. Seems that it would make a great office desk or home dining room table, no? It's designed for 42" TV computers and laptops, video camera, a sound system and microphones for tele-conferencing. It has plenty of electrical outlets and input jacks. The equipment area is well cooled.
Communication this hi-tech will cost you $25,000.
Implications - In today's multi-tasking obsessed society, products that serve more than one purpose have gained a foothold on the purchasing public. Products that provide consumers with the opportunity to work, be entertained, and communicate increase their chance of attracting successful, but busy patrons who are forced to cram as much as they can into a day.