In Pictures: 10 ways tech is making fast food personal

Fast food restaurants want to use technology - theirs and yours - to create a highly intimate customer experience. Your personal device and the restaurant's own systems will exchange data, for your convenience and their profit. Fast food becomes not so much a destination, but a service that follows you from mealtime to mealtime.

Dunkin Donuts Slow lines on a busy morning are the bane of any eatery's existence. Dunkin Brands CIO Jack Clare imagines a day when customers sail into their favorite Dunkin Donuts and, in seconds, sail back out with their preferred beverage and sweet treat. By setting up an account and activating geolocation services on their smart phones, in-restaurant networks could detect a specific customer approaching and alert employees to prepare her favorite order as she opens the door. "The restaurant becomes a fulfillment point," Clare says.

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