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Harvard students working on ways to send smells through smartphones


Imagine if you could not only post pictures of your meals on Instagram but post their odors as well? That seems to the premise that some Harvard students are working on as they try to develop a method of sending out smells over smartphones. ITProPortal reports that the students are working under the direction of Paris-based facility Le Laboratoire to create a new smartphone accessory that “will permit us to send olfactory messages instantaneously and around the world” just as easily as we send out text and voice messages. The smells will be generated by a small attachment, dubbed the Ophone, that can emit several different types of odors based on commands it receives from a customized smartphone app. Le Laboratoire founder

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