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VR amusement parks

Immersive amusement parks

Virtual and Augmented reality seem to be the two leading technologies of our time with the capability of transforming our sensory experience across many premises and user scenarios. No wonder, a Statista report says that both of these technologies are supposed to achieve a market value of a whopping $20.4 billion this year only. As…
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smell-o-vision technology

History of old attempts to incorporate smells into theaters

To justify why we created Olorama Digital Smell Technology first we must know last attempts to incorporate smells in Human beings over the years have become the most successful in replicating the visual and audio experience in all vividness, but when it is about replicating an environment complete with audio, visual and smell, the challenge…
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oPhone crowdfunding campaign

Crowdfunding for smell products

For decades integrating smells or scents with the audiovisual content has been looked as a challenging frontier for many scientists and researchers across the table. Several attempts have been made in this direction and, prior to Olorama Smell Generators, there were some advancements to help make the aroma and smell a part of the audiovisual…
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magic leap

Magic Leap: all is a revolution

When you talk of using virtual or augmented reality headsets, the aim is to provide an nearly impossible experience to the users. It is like a watercolour-painted rhino is making a run inside your quiet office space in New York. But it is no longer impossible thanks to the immersive AR experience provided by headsets…
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Oculus Quest and Olorama

Oculus Quest revolution: do not need wires… do not need PC

Oculus has recently launched two new virtual reality headsets for immersive VR experience having the same price tag of $399: Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. Despite they have many similarities such as the Oculus Touch motion controllers, they are essentially different with respective advantages and drawbacks. Here we will concentrate on the Oculus Quest…
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Escape Rooms con olores

Scented Escape Rooms: Allowing Immersion with All Five Senses

Scented Escape Rooms: Allowing Immersion with All Five Senses Escape rooms became popular for their immersive and transporting experience. By creating near-real environments of various nature they actually can offer us a different kind of entertainment which can play equally meaningful role for our psycho-somatic development. Just imagine walking in an old fortress smelling gunpowder…
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Scent of a woman (1992)

Do you remember this movie? Awesome masterpiece, not only by the magisterial interpretation of Al Pacino, but also by Chris O’Donnell (relatively unknown before this film). The film is based on both characters… Frank Slade, a retired Colonel in the US army, who became blind after some exercises in the army (according to his nephew,…
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Ambergris

People react emotionally instead of reason… This is studied by brands to influence in our brain…

El Perfume, historia de un asesino

Perfume: the story of a murderer

Today I was browsing in the Internet and I got a reference of the popular film “Perfume: story of a murderer”. I read the novel firstly, and the movie (surprisingly) didn’t dissapoint me… As I am a “smell maniac”, whilst I read the book I imagined all these odours: the finger of the boy (in…
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Scent for multiple VR users