Apr 28, 2016

Cyrano lets you smell what’s on your iPhone

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Smell what you view.

Practically every product I’ve ever reviewed has had to pass some kind of smell test.

But none more so than Cyrano, a new cylindrical shaped three-inch tall consumer electronics gadget that is being marketed as a “digital scent speaker.” I’ve been sniffing around it for a few days. It is now available in limited quantities on preorder.

What exactly is a digital scent speaker? Think glorified high tech equivalent of an air freshener or candle, only you can more easily switch fragrances or quickly turn smells on or off. And the company behind Cyrano, Cambridge, MA.-based Vapor Communications, has more ambitious aspirations for the product—for use in storytelling, gaming and most importantly, health and wellness.

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