Virtual Reality for the Other Senses

November 22, 2017

 

 

 

For virtual reality to reach its full potential, a VR system needs to feed our senses with more than moving images and sound. Researchers are working on adding smell, taste and touch to the virtual mix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The prototypes being tested today can be a bit bulky. In the future, you can expect to see smaller and lighter haptic devices, more in the category of wearables.

 

 

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