McDonald’s Netherlands gets hip with “McTrax” interactive DJ placemats

The placemats are printed with conductive ink and connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth. Once diners sync the placemat to their smartphone, they just have to hit the paper keys on the placemat to begin creating beats. Just try not to get any ketchup on it.

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