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oSnap is a Scent-Based Messaging System - Yes, a Scent-Based Messaging System

Posted by Ellis Spice on June 19th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

Vapor Communications has unveiled oSnap: a messaging app that allows users to tag photos with scents. The photos tagged with the scents, called oNotes, can then be sent and received via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail, with receivers able to smell their messages at select locations in New York and Paris.

In order to tag a photo with a scent, users are presented with 32 unique scents from which they can pick up to eight, resulting in over 300,000 possible different combinations. Upon receiving an oNote, users can look up the image and the associated scents on the website and send the scents to a nearby oPhone - the device used for smelling the scents - via Bluetooth.

David Edwards, founder and CEO of Vapor Communications, had this to say:

oPhone introduces a new kind of sensory experience into mobile messaging – a form of communication that until now has remained consigned to our immediate local experience of the world. With the oPhone, people will be able to share with anyone, anywhere, not just words, images, and sounds, but sensory experience itself.

oSnap is available now and is free to download.

OSnap! Ultimate Time-Lapse Review

By Chris Nitz on September 20th, 2011
OSnap! streamlines the pain of time-lapse video creation. Despite some hefty nuances necessary to properly utilize this app, it might inspire some new movie makers to get off the couch and into the field.
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