Harvard professor David Edwards in collaboration with his student Rachel Field has developed a method for transmitting odors via the Internet using mobile phones.
Development called oPhone and is a combination of a special evaporator and mobile applications. OPhone user gets the ability to tag pictures on your phone-specific tags smells and send them over the network to other users oPhone.
The evaporator is equipped with a pair of cylindrical containers, which are set aromatic cartridges, each of which is capable of generating up to 300,000 unique odors.
The developers plan to launch a fundraising campaign to release oPhone from June 17 this year. It is expected that the evaporator will cost $ 150, and a set of four aromatic cartridges will cost $ 20.