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2022 / Media And Home Electronics / TV, Video and Audio Equipment / Professional

The ION Digital Scent Device

  • Prizes
    Winner in Media and Home Electronics/TV, Video and Audio Equipment
  • Company
    OVR Technology, Switzerland
  • Lead Designer
    Erik Cooper
  • Design Team
    Erik Cooper, Matt Flego, Aaron Wisniewski, Sarah Socia
  • Project Link

OVR Technology, introduces the first wearable scent technology that is both spatial and personal, the ION. The ION provides wireless sensory experiences for XR through a combination of hardware, software, and scentware with corresponding developer tools to effortlessly enabled nearly any content, on nearly any device to now be multisensory. Working with HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing, OVR Technology was able to produce a lightweight wearable product whose surface is smooth enough to prevent scent molecules from getting trapped, resulting in a more realistic, immersive virtual environment.

Photo Credit: Ovr Technology