The Bulk Currency Detection System (BCDS) is a device that can smell money by taking a gas sample from wherever officers think the money might be hidden, be on it travelers, in their luggage or stored somewhere in vehicles or shipping containers.
eScent offers an enabling platform technology and delivery device that emits precise doses of fragrances at the right time, in the right place, depending on context. It is the result of decades of substantial multidisciplinary research lead by Dr. Jenny Tillotson that culminates in numerous topical applications.
The submissions are open for the 2016 Art and Olfaction Sadakichi Award for Experimental Scent (olfactory art).
The Institute of Making is a multidisciplinary research club for those interested in the made world featuring the work of Roja Dove
The City of Bern, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is truly a picturesque place. But it is also a city full of fascinating stories of de- and re-odorization.
If you haven’t seen this interesting talk by olfactory curator Chandler Burr about perfumery as a form of art, here is your chance.
Scent Clock provides a new way to tell time through fragrance. The concept draws on the often less stimulated of human senses to serenely mark significant moments in a day: such as waking, going to bed, praying, and eating.
OUSOS is a research program investigating olfaction, our evolutionarily oldest sensory system.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears: The Smelly Version is just the first in a series of children’s classics that was on display at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York in 2015. Called Sensory Stories: An Exhibition of New Narrative Experiences, the exhibit featured technology that expands upon traditional story...
Dana El Masri, the Jazmin Saraï perfumer, is “inspired by the concept of synesthesia, cross-modality and Septimus Piesse’s The art of perfumery.
The term scenthesizer has been coined in the science fiction a long time ago. Now it is a real option marketed as a djtechtool. Have a look!
This not so recent article from the Guardian demonstrates some of the ongoing confusion without addressing it directly: “From France to Dubai, scent is viewed as high art – but not in America. What is it about US’s relationship to smell that puts it so far behind in this field?”....
A purifying mask with chocolate filters? Yes, please! Thanks to the inexhaustible Peter de Cupere: A chocolate perfume good enough to eat?
Together, a fragrance legend and a horticultural pioneer have cultivated what could be the first new perfume rose in more than a century.
Human interaction includes contact with the bacterial universe of another person ejected into the air: