The Future: Emails With Electronic Smell

Posted: Feb 20 2004, 8:14pm EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:18pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff


The Future: Emails with electronic Smell
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Telewest Broadband in the UK is testing a system to let people send a "scented" e-mails over the internet.

It has developed scent dome that plugs into a PC and vaporates a smell linked to the message.
The technology behind the idea was originally developed by US company Trisenx. The scent dome comes with a cartridge containing 20 basic aromas, which can be combined to produce up to 60 different smells. A "scented e-mail" would contain electronic signals that would tell the dome to release the smell of flowers, perfume or coffee.
Full Story at BBC News

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