Over the years, ardent attempts have been made at scent-generating technology, none of which have taken hold. Today, it’s all about digital. If the technology takes hold it, could change things considerably. Who wouldn’t want to smell a yummy loaf of freshly-baked bread on their smartphone?
How Technology is Slowly Developing Its Sense of Smell
Google punked us earlier this year, but digital aromas could become a reality. What scent would you like to see digitized, Derrick Harris (@derrickharris)?
In Japan, Odor-Sniffing Robots Give Snarky Remarks if Your Breath or Feet Stink
We thought this is what kids were for. Erik Davis, (@ErikDavis), thanks for the scent-sational story.
Smell the Superhero: ‘Iron Man 3’ to get odor effects in Japan
A sweaty Stark? Russell Aaron (@Russell__Aaron), what do you think Iron Man should smell like?
Domino’s Pizza Brazil Creates DVD Movies that Smell Like Pizza
Now if we could just order from the DVD, movie night would be complete. Thanks, Yahoo omg! (@YahooOmg).
Apparently This Matters: Smell-O-Vision for Your Phone
“Don’t you mean smells like Heather is having fun?” Justin O’Kelly (@justinokelly_), what do you think about a smartphone scent atomizer app?
Video of the Week
Weird Al explains Smell-O-Vision.
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