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Telepresence Dining Furniture

The 'Teledining Table' Connects Diners to Family or Friends

— May 14, 2018 — Tech
The conceptual 'Teledining Table' has been designed with busy consumer lifestyles in mind to ensure that even those with increasingly packed schedules can still take time to virtually dine with friends or family.

Designed by Joshua Han, the table works by integrating telepresence technology that is installed into the opposite side of the table. This works to project the person you're virtually dining with and capture your own likeness to be projected by the user on the other side. This ensures that neither party have to dine alone at the end of a long day, even if a large distance is present between them.

The 'Teledining Table' has been created by the designer with a modular aesthetic that will enable the technological components to be replaced as they become outdated to make it more future-ready.
Trend Themes
1. Telepresence Technology - The integration of telepresence technology into dining furniture presents opportunities for immersive virtual dining experiences.
2. Modular Aesthetics - The use of modular design in dining furniture allows for easy upgrades and adaptation to new technologies.
3. Virtual Socializing - The concept of virtual dining promotes virtual socializing and connectivity in an increasingly busy world.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Furniture manufacturers can explore incorporating telepresence technology and modular design into their dining furniture to create innovative products.
2. Telecommunications - Telecommunications companies can develop and improve telepresence technology to enhance virtual dining experiences.
3. Hospitality - The hospitality industry can leverage virtual dining concepts to offer unique experiences for customers, such as enabling remote guests to dine with loved ones in a different location.
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