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The oPhone's scent-texting is another thing from the movies that became reality

0. phoneArena posted on 18 Jun 2014, 03:30

What could be the next big thing in messaging apps? Hint - it isn't Slingshot. Although the app is anything but lousy, it doesn't really smell like gold. The oPhone, however, does. Fashioned by Vapor Communications, the odor-ific phone relies on a "scent texting" system invented by Harvard's David Edwards and Rachel Field...

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posted on 18 Jun 2014, 03:39 2

1. magnanimus (Posts: 562; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)

One question? Why?

posted on 18 Jun 2014, 03:43

2. Planterz (Posts: 2110; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)

I gaurantee that if this goes public, the first smell "sent" to someone else will be a fart.

posted on 18 Jun 2014, 04:40

3. RebelwithoutaClue (Posts: 3579; Member since: 05 Apr 2013)

Can you imagine a smartphone with this functionality? Guess sexting will be on a whole new level...

posted on 18 Jun 2014, 07:24

4. cdgoin (Posts: 570; Member since: 28 Jul 2010)

There seem to always be a few Tech geeks going back to the 50s that want to introduce smell to any new technology. NO ONE ever wants it.. ! I feel sorry for the investors.

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