Google April Fools’ joke has turned into a real development

Google April Fools’ joke has turned into a real development


First in April 2013, Google announced the alleged Google Nose, a device for transferring odors at bay. Users to literally sniff proposed smartphone. Joke failed – some even received her too seriously.

For example, the company Vapor Communications. Their development, dubbed oPhone, can transmit odors at bay.
By Google novelty is irrelevant.

According to the developers, the smells – it is a universal language, and much more convenient and intuitive than the usual “letter” or “sound.” On the site you can read about oPhone “global communications” and a world where smells are the “driving force of friendship.” But really, how can there be a misunderstanding, if the rose smell is the same for all the inhabitants of the planet ?

oPhone connects to your phone or computer. Odors generated by the device itself, but the flavor should be chosen using the application. The project has been in development for more than two years and has been repeatedly shown to the public. For example, this video demonstrates how the smell of espresso passed from room to room.

Early testers noted that the odor emitted by the device, a very pleasant and recognizable. It is also possible to mix flavors and create your own.