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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 )

Agnes
- 512 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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



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Birgit W. (144)
Monday April 1, 2013, 7:11 pm
It could be nice and also awful depending on the smell!
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 5:11 pm
Thanks.
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Tuesday April 2, 2013, 11:29 pm
And what is the point???? Well most TV programming already stinks anyway...Thx Agnes.
 

Frans Badenhorst (551)
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. (135)
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?
 

Nils Anders Lunde (544)
Thursday April 4, 2013, 12:37 am
Noted
 
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