Friday, March 23, 2007

‘Smell-E-Vision’ Hits The Internet

SAVANNAH, Ga. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Folks who raise a stink about the internet will have a point come Monday (Mar. 26), when the world’s first website dedicated to offering aromas and odors goes online.

It’s called and will be featuring smell- oriented programming thanks to something called a “ScentDome,” a small printer-like device that hooks up to the USB port and transmits smells over the internet. executive Bernetta Anderson says the website will feature a variety of odor-oriented reality shows, educational shows, cooking shows and even news broadcasts, and will allow viewers to create their own “aromasodes” as well.

The company will sell the ScentDome for around $369 a pop, or by subscription for $18 a month, but Anderson figures most of the website’s income will be from selling scented advertising.

And while some people have joked to Anderson that the idea is a natural for pornography, she turns up her nose at that idea.

As she puts it, “Someone will probably try that idea. But not us.”

(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
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