By Eric Smalley-cnetnews
Nowadays, when a friend says her TV stinks, you assume she’s talking about picture or sound quality. Some years down the road–assuming certain cross-Pacific R&D pans out–she might mean that literally.
Researchers at the University of California at San Diego are collaborating with Samsung to develop a compact odor-generating component for TVs and cell phones. The as-yet-unnamed device would give television programs and Web sites a palette of 10,000 odors.[Read More]