What Will the Metaverse Smell Like?
Jas Brooks, a Ph.D. student in the University of Chicago’s Human Computer Integration Lab, explains how their technology incorporates scent into virtual worlds.
By Emily Jiang
March 17, 2022
13 minute read
The metaverse is expanding by the minute, and speculation abounds as to what each of us might want to do there. Attend virtual parties? Catch a virtual wave? Buy and furnish a virtual home? What remains nebulous, however, is what it will actually be like to do these things. What exactly will virtual experiences sound like, or feel like, or taste like? Dare we ask … what might they smell like?
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