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iSmell: first ‘smelliphone’ add-on

iSmell: Japanese firm reveals the first ‘smelliphone’ add-on that lets you send scents to friends

  • Japanese maker ChatPerf is working on various ‘scent tanks’ that emit different smells for different occasions
  • Prototype works with Apple phones, an Android version is expected in September

The first prototype of what’s been dubbed the ‘smelliphone’ has been shown off by Japanese firm ChatPerf.

In a video on DigInfoTV, ChatPerf demonstrates the Scentee device, which can be attached to smartphones and used to send smells to friends.

The company claim it can also be used to create atmospheric scents while playing games or watching films, for example.

Swasthya Slate:Innovative Indian Cheap Tablet for Healthcare


The Android-based Swasthya Slate can capture ECG data at 1,000 Hz and is reportedly capable of providing enough information to make clinical judgements.

Using the tablet PC to read/ edit documents, surf the Web, take snaps and watch movies is passe. Imagine a tablet that can monitor your ECG, measure heart rate, besides offering various other medical facilities. This imagination has been turned into reality by Kanav Kahol, a US-returned Indian biomedical engineer.
(Health Tablet), created by Kahol and aimed at medical utility, is being dubbed as the first-of-its kind diagnostic tool. The tablet can record body temperature, conduct ECG, test blood sugar and blood pressure, measure heart rate and also test quality of water.


WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, has launched its Medscape from WebMD mobile app for Apple iPad™ and Android™ smartphones and tablets.  Medscape Mobile is the premier free medical reference, news and education app for healthcare professionals.  Since its release on the iPhone® and BlackBerry, nearly 700,000 healthcare professionals have become registered users of Medscape’s Mobile application.  Medscape was also recently named the most downloaded free Medical app of the year for iPhone by Apple on its iTunes Rewind 2010 featured list of Apps.

The Medscape apps for iPad and Android feature: