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Short Smell Message Service for your mobile phone
Sample and send short burst of smell using your mobile
Phone samples smell - sends an analytical breakdown.
Recipient phone regenerates smell using a solid micro
cartridge of basic constituents - camphor, musk, floral,
peppermint, and emits a tiny puff. Dedicated users could
their favourite smells in a library. Your phone would
serve as a mosquito repellent at night etc. The uses (and
Smell generator developed by mobile phone company.
Seems like there's people with money who think like [xenzag]. [wagster, Sep 30 2005]
It exists, but it's big and expensive. [wagster, Sep 30 2005]
[Shz, Jul 14 2006]
[xenzag, Jun 14 2014]
||Dead easy. The sending unit analyzes the smell and determines that it's composed of 9 parts A, 5 parts B and 7 parts T. The message is "A9B5T7". The receiving unit adjusts its orifices so that 9 parts of stuff come out of cartridge A, 5 out of cartridge B and 7 out of cartridge T.
As they say, works in theory; all you need is a sufficient quantity of stable components in the receiving unit and a gas chromatogram in the sending unit.
Good luck with that last bit.
||cost a fortune in replaceable cartridges
||I'm stunned to find out that this isn't as impossible as it sounds (links).
"What's that smell? Did you fart? "
"Uh, no. "
"Man, that's gross. "
"I swear it wasn't me!"
||This was one of my first ideas on HB..... Check the last link
for a development 9 years after posting. What took them so