Flagship Apple Stores Outfitted With Interactive Tables to Highlight 3D Touch
Flagship Apple Stores in San Francisco and New York have been outfitted with new "Force Touch" tables, which are designed to show off the new 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. In these retail locations, there's a special table that houses iPhone 6s models.
When a 3D Touch force press gesture is used on the screen of one of the iPhones, which all display a fish, the table reacts to the pressure with a neat rippling water visual. The touch-enabled table can be seen in the video below from Grate App. (via 9to5Mac).
These tables are only in San Francisco and New York at the current time, but it's possible Apple could install them in additional stores around the world as part of an iPhone 6s promotional effort. The fish theme of the table and iPhone duo is also used on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus boxes and in their live wallpapers.
Apple calls 3D Touch, the flagship feature of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the "next generation" of Multi-Touch. 3D Touch enables new pressure based gestures, allowing users to "Peek" at content link links in Messages or Mail with a light press and "Pop" into that content with a longer press. 3D Touch also includes Quick Actions for accessing app content directly from a press on an app icon on the Home screen.