Applebee’s Will Install 100,000 Intel-Backed Tablets Next Year In Record Rollout

From the classroom to coffee shops, tablets are popping up everywhere. Now a new deal will put 100,000 of the devices on tabletops across Applebee’s restaurants in the United States, a record rollout for a business that continues the trend to gamify your dining experience and get you to spend more in your seat.

The deal, which should easily eclipse past rollouts by companies and schools like Chicago Public Schools (60,000 tablets) and Cisco Systems (12,000 tablets), will put E la Carte Presto tablets on each table and bar for more than 1,800 Applebee’s locations in 2014. The deployment is also a win for Intel, which had led a $13.5 Series B round