Sensory Sustenance

Culinary apps incorporate the senses in an effort to engaged consumers

Implications - Contemporary longing for disconnected living has spurred a will for real-time engagement through the senses. In the tech sphere, culinary apps are answering this call with smartphone apps that captivate consumers in a physical fashion. On a broader scale, this sensory approach helps brands create lasting memories.
SCORE: 4.1
This Year and Untested Top 4 Examples: 3,381 Total Clicks Mar 14 - Feb 16
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Multi-Sensory Coffee Dispensers - These Costa Coffee Vending Machines Engage the Five Senses
SCORE: 6
This Year and Mild 1,178 Clicks Pub: Feb 6, 16
Multi-Sensory Coffee Dispensers
These Costa Coffee Vending Machines Engage the Five Senses
In order to make the experience of ordering a drink with self-service machine more of an engaging experience, Costa Coffee designed a multi-sensory coffee machine. This machine is known by the name &#... [More]
3D Food Photo Apps - The 3DAround Food Photo App Takes 3D Pictures of Food
SCORE: 2.9
Untested 1,491 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 14
3D Food Photo Apps
The 3DAround Food Photo App Takes 3D Pictures of Food
3DAround is an amazing app, developed by Swiss company Dacuda, that lets you take 3D images of food. Social networks—especially image-centric ones like Instagram and Pinterest—are filled... [More]
Synesthesia Synthesizer Apps - This Synesthesia App Shows What Various Foods Sound Like
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 414 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 14
Synesthesia Synthesizer Apps
This Synesthesia App Shows What Various Foods Sound Like
If you’ve always wanted to experience what it’d be like to have the neurological phenomenon known as synesthesia, this color-reading synthesizer app comes close to replicating what it&#... [More]
Consumer Smell-Connected Restaurants - Mugaritz is Using the Scentee App to Give Diners a Few Whiffs
SCORE: 2
Untested 298 Clicks Pub: Mar 19, 14
Consumer Smell-Connected Restaurants
Mugaritz is Using the Scentee App to Give Diners a Few Whiffs
Mugaritz is a restaurant in Spain, run by chef Andoni Luis Aduriz. Taking the idea from Hana Takiniku and using the Scentee attachment, the chef wants to give diners a full sensory experience even... [More]