Originally Posted by Cdnrockies
There are restaurants that already have computer/tablet/ipads available at the tables for ordering. Our company is currently testing a few different options. There are some logistical challenges to making it work but it certainly changes the role that a server plays in the dining experience.
Primary inhibitor at the moment is the cost of the technology. Buying enough $200 computer menus for a full service, high volume restaurant is cost prohibitive for most. That being said, it is the future of menus.
Already done in Japan. One iPad at each table for sushi-go-rounds. Prepare for no moar tips!