Google develops Smellovision with Nose BETA

Google develops Smellovision with Nose BETA
Well, obviously this one is an April Fool's prank by Google. But really, Smellovision has to be on its way, right? It is both the best and worst idea possible, but it is one that is so pervasive that eventually someone is going to develop the technology, and try to get the public to bite. Google Nose BETA follows after Google Treasure Maps, and the YouTube shutdown this year.

The idea here is the same you've seen time and again in Futurama and other flights of fancy. The internet can only give us so much, because we can only experience it visually and aurally. Now, we can experience it through scent as well. Google has developed an "Aromabase" filled with over 15 million "scentibytes" of data. 

Of course, just to avoid any unwanted results, SafeSearch is enabled by default for Google Nose (a very good idea, we must say). You can even find it integrated around Google with Street Scent, Android Ambient Odor Detection, YouTube Nosed Captions, and AdScent for Business. 

source: Google Nose



1. Pings

Posts: 304; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Google Knows! No wait Nose! lol


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Nice innovation Google

3. jpmcnown

Posts: 35; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

Seriously, weren't we promised virtual reality like 20 years ago? Someone needs to get their ass in gear.

9. MichaelHeller

Posts: 2734; Member since: May 26, 2011

I'm pretty sure it's called the Oculus Rift.

4. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Innovation at its best. Good job Google!

5. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

So Google would get down to below the belt by 2040 at this rate :D

6. Fruitpoop

Posts: 34; Member since: Dec 27, 2012

I actually wish this wasn't an April Fool

7. Tele7

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 12, 2012

But, but can it produce "Apple smell"?

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Or can we say "iSmell"?

10. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

or blackberry smell?

11. Tele7

Posts: 47; Member since: Dec 12, 2012

Allright guys, I'm going to the patent office, who's with me?

12. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

google nose

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