How Scent Can Become Its Own Form Of Communication

How Scent Can Become Its Own Form Of Communication
Technology

A new scent app promises personalized and networked olfactory experiences

Rachel Pincus
  • 2 may 2016

Digital technology has saturated our eyes and ears with networked music, visuals and sound that we never thought possible. Harvard Professor David Edwards thinks we’re missing something: Scent. PSFK has covered his work before, much of which is related to the olfactory senses, but his newest device, Cyrano, is unique in its open-ended approach to scent as a medium. It is likely to draw upon years of previous experiments and research to become a real consumer product.

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