Digital actuality smell-o-vision and hoverbikes: The very best tech of the week
Scent-o-vision – the strategy of releasing scents throughout movies – was developed within the 1950s however by no means actually took off: it was distracting and sometimes did not work as supposed.
However digital actuality is meant to be immersive, and for the true expertise, you’ll want to not solely see and listen to, however scent what is going on on too. At the least that is the concept behind VAQSO VR, a cartridge that clips onto the underside of a headset to reinforce the digital actuality world.
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It would seem like the closest factor to a Stormtrooper’s speeder bike, however these will not be used to move troopers into battle. The US military‘s prototype design might as a substitute be used to move tools and provides on the battlefield.
The idea, likened to Amazon’s supply drones, might apparently provide troopers in 30 minutes or much less and will journey at 60 miles per hour or extra.
Sat-nav programs are nice for automobiles, however cyclists might need to discover their cities with out having to stay to a pre-defined route. The Beeline, a £99 GPS compass for cyclists that went on sale this week, presents a solution.
Put in a vacation spot on an app and the Beeline will merely level you there, in addition to exhibiting how far-off you might be, letting you scope out your individual routes.