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Coming Soon: The Virtual Family Dinner

Accenture, a technology consulting company, is in the process of developing a system called "The Virtual Family Dinner" that hopes to restore the value and importance of having a shared family meal. The system hopes to target the elderly, mostly ... widows and widowers, who reside on their own and live with limited human contact. With The Virtual Family Dinner, families can come together around a virtual table and share a family meal as if they were both in the same room. (Source: ) The concept is much more appealing than a standard telephone call. For instance, if an elderly woman ... (view more)

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