Smell-o-Vision On-Demand Odor Accessory Coming to PC & Consoles by Chirstmas
A new USB peripheral that emits odors are about to hit the market for PC and console version is in the works. ” Powered by smell Sciences Corporation, the machine is connected to the game of choice and, when delivered up to twenty different fragrances, including maritime pine forests, and smoke.
The device was introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month. Fragrance Sciences is expected to attend the next GDC 2011 to meet with potential partners. development kits are being sent to the studies of this month.
Done by smell Sciences Corporation, the ScentScape described as “an innovative digital delivery system smell.” In addition to sound downright luxurious, it seems pretty easy to use: You simply plug into a USB port on your computer and, with a compatible game, the proper aroma is released when the time comes.
There are 20 “basic odors” included in each replaceable cartridge, including the pine forests, sea, flowers, and smoke – well, at least in this version, there is no need to worry about what will happen when wandering an area similar to the cave of the Great Mighty Poo Conker’s Bad Skin Day.
ScentScape be released for PC later this year and will be available in the U.S. for $ 69.99 with additional cartridges recorded at $ 24 each. The product has only been demonstrated in the PC, but Odor Sciences Corporation said it would be “compatible with all major formats.”
support for specific games has not been announced, although the development kits are being sent to developers this month. Of note is the image Sciences smell is using on its official website – which has World of Warcraft on it.