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Scent Vision: Providing Smelly Entertainment

Scent Vision: Providing Smelly Entertainment

Looking at ways to incorporate the sense of smell into entertainment systems is on the drafting table. How to enhance your TV viewing time with a pilot olfactory display system is being developed by researchers in Tokyo, Japan. Called the smelling screen, it has fans on each corner of the display. Odor vapors in a pellet form can be placed into the mix and dispersed through the airflow created by the fans. The scent produced is projected and can be recognized by onlookers. Moreover, the focal area of the smell can be moved around various areas of the screen, making… read more