Smell-O-Vision made its one and only debut in the 1960 film “Scent of Mystery.” Throughout the movie, the system released 30 different smells into the audience’s seats. The technology was a bit gimmicky, and didn’t necessarily work as expected — sometimes the smells were too faint, arrived a bit late and overall became more of a distraction than an enhancement.
French company Olf-Action is hoping to reintroduce this concept to the mainstream by debuting a new smell system at the Lisbon Design Show in Portugal this week, dvice reports.
Smellit connects to your computer and brings a “fourth dimension” to video and games by emitting smells from miniature jet turbines.
Get ready gamers, you’ll soon learn what the rotting flesh of zombies smells like.
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