iEat is an innovative smart restaurant table that aims at enhancing restaurant customers’ experience in terms of entertainment, socialization, food selection and ordering, providing the users with natural interaction with the table itself, as well as with physical objects placed upon its surface.
User interaction is supported through moving or placing plates on the table, as well as through infrared lightpens, which are stylus-shaped, LED-based, infrared light (IR) emitters.
Selecting dishes and ordering
Decorating and Communicating
iEat addresses the food and beverage domain, providing a unique experience to restaurant, cafeteria, and bar customers.
Margetis, G., Grammenos, D., Zabulis, X., & Stephanidis, C (2013). iEat: An Interactive Table for Restaurant Customers’ Experience Enhancement. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), HCI International 2013 - Posters' Extended Abstracts, Part II - Volume 29 of the combined Proceedings of HCI International 2013 (15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction), Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, 21-26 July, pp. 666-670. Berlin Heidelberg: Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS 374, ISBN: 978-3-642-39475-1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39476-8_134