Demonstration of Olfactory Display Based on Sniffing Action
PubDate: August 2018
Teams: Tokyo Institute of Technology
Writers: Shingo Kato; Masaaki Lseki; Takamichi Nakamoto
An olfactory display is a device which provides various scents to a user. One of the main problems in the conventional olfactory display is the residual smell in the ambient air. To suppress the unnecessary odor emission and let an user receive comfortable amount of odor, we have developed a newly structured olfactory display based on the combination of SAW atomizer with micro dispensing valves. The odor delivery process is designed so the odor can go into the nostril only when the user sniffs it. We also developed a VR game using the device combined with head mounted display(HMD). The user can experience the clear change of scent through the developed VR game in this research demonstration.