SXSW 2018

Diners, Restaurants, & Sensors: Emerging Etiquette


Connected food sensors that measure everything from water quality to allergens are now being used by consumers in restaurants and at the dinner table. Restaurants, consumers and device manufacturers all have a role to play in this connected world - but what are the experiences happening now? How can we all come together to create unique and enjoyable dining experiences?

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  1. What is proper etiquette when devices are brought into restaurants from the restaurant and patron points of view?
  2. As diners share results in real time (and across social media), how can we ensure tech complements mealtime instead of distracting from it?
  3. How can device-makers guide diners and restaurants in this new interaction?



Carla Borsoi, VP, Nima

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Food
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate

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