Just when you think some job types are safe....here is another example of technology taking over. In the article Your next waiter or waitress may be ... a tablet, tablets that take orders, entertain guests and accept check payments are coming to a table near you.
One company that is selling those tablets, E la Carte, announced on Tuesday that it has raised more than $1 million in funding from prominent investors like Y Combinator, Dave McClure and SV Angel.
The company will soon be launching tablets in 20 restaurants on the West coast. It also has a partnership with a large restaurant chain in the pipeline that hasn't been announced yet -- but the fact that Applebee's executives participated in the funding round might provide a hint.
You can read the full article here: Article: Tablets May Be Your Next Waiter
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