New glass turns water into wine
Scientists from the National University of Singapore have developed Vocktail — the glass changes the taste and aroma poured into his drink by tricking the receptors of people. Details can be found in MM “17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Multimedia.
Once the liquid is poured into a special glass, a person can begin to experiment with its color, taste and smell. LEDs change the color of the drink. Language of stimulating electrodes on the edges of the glass can make a drink sweet, salty or bitter. Special tube in the glass releasing gases with different odors such as the smell of lime.
So scientists have successfully created a digital lemonade. Virtual drinks make a person to think that instead of water he is drinking something sweet and delicious, becoming an alternative to high-calorie carbonated beverages. A special application allows users to share their favorite recipes for virtual cocktails with the other.
Scientists believe that Vocktail will become an integral part of the emerging market of virtual reality that allows a person to experience a any sensation.
Previously, researchers have created technology that will allow you to attend a concert at Notre Dame from the comfort of home.