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Scent-Sending Apps

The Smell-o-Vision Scentee App Adds a New Sensory Experience

— October 17, 2013 — Art & Design
Ever wondered what else you could possibly use your iPhone for? Well now you can smell it with the Smell-O-Vision Scentee app that produces different food scents through your iPhone. A mini adapter that connects to your iPhone and works as an air freshener is said to be the next best thing for your phone.

The Japanese-made app changes the way you smell and taste food by tricking your body into thinking you’re eating (barbecue ribs for example) when you’re just eating rice. If you are an overweight individual who is seeking a different method to lose weight, then this is the ideal app for you. The mini adapter contains cartridges that produce the scent of anything you want. If you want to wake up to the smell of bacon or simply freshen up your room with a soothing aroma, this app could be a sign of augmented reality in the future.
Trend Themes
1. Smell-o-vision Apps - The development of scent-sending apps opens up opportunities for creating immersive sensory experiences through smartphones.
2. Augmented Reality in Scent - Using scent-sending apps like Scentee can potentially enhance the augmented reality experience by incorporating smell into virtual environments.
3. Digital Scent Technology - The emergence of scent-sending apps showcases the advancing field of digital scent technology, providing opportunities for further innovation and application.
Industry Implications
1. Mobile Technology - The development of scent-sending apps creates opportunities for mobile technology companies to explore new features and functionalities to enhance user experiences.
2. Food and Beverage - The integration of scent-sending apps in the food and beverage industry presents opportunities to enhance product marketing and sensory dining experiences.
3. Health and Wellness - Using scent-sending apps for weight loss purposes offers disruptive innovation opportunities in the health and wellness industry by exploring alternative methods of appetite control.
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