Start A Petition

Real Smell-O-Vision TV Unveiled By Japanese Team (and It's NOT An April Fool)

Science & Tech  (tags: Real smell-o-vision TV unveiled by Japan )

- 1901 days ago -
Smell-o-vision has been a staple of bad sci-fi for decades, but could finally be edging closer to the average living room thanks to a super-accurate Japanese system. A team from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in Japan have invented

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Birgit W (160)
Monday April 1, 2013, 7:11 pm
It could be nice and also awful depending on the smell!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:11 pm

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 11:29 pm
And what is the point???? Well most TV programming already stinks anyway...Thx Agnes.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 1:16 am
mmmmmmmmmmmmmm okay....

Lynn D (0)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 1:54 am
Depending on what their showing it could be good new or super bad news and I doubt if it will help people with a weight problem (if they watch any of the cooking shows) ---- If commercials do it just imagine all the smells thrown at you within their hours of commercials! Have to really think about this one!

paula eaton (30)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 2:39 am
I would not buy one, it has no appeal.

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5:24 am
Noted, thanks.

Roger Skinner (14)
Wednesday April 3, 2013, 5:48 am
I think the novelty factor of being able to get smells from your TV would quickly wear off. Unless you are into cooking shows, how often is there something on that you would want to smell? Then there is the extra cost. The system currently uses gel pellets, though they are thinking about using a cartridge. Those aren't going to come free and the smell can't be reused, so replacements will be needed. Plus you will need new pellets/cartridges for each new smell that comes along. And, where do the pellets (or whatever they end up using to transport the smells) go? Do they just evaporate?

PlsNoMessage s (588)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:37 am
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Science & Tech

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.