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Release date- 10022014 - On 28th January, the City University London Professor of Pervasive Computing joined
The digital app is attached to an Apple iPhone to permit the user to virtually prepare a recipe from the restaurant using gestures. The aroma from the finished dish is then released from the phone.
Professor Cheok has high hopes for the new device: 'The Digital Food app opens up new vistas for people around the world who may not have had the opportunity to physically dine in a
'In the Internet age, chefs will no longer be solely in their kitchens. They will be like composers and producers on a global scale'.
The app is also expected trigger new innovations and industries for digital and internet communication, entertainment, office automation, and health therapy, using digitized mobile smell.
City researchers have been spearheading new methodological approaches for digitally stimulating the sense of taste to enable remote communication through the sense of taste and smell. They aim to obtain a controllable and accurate actuation of taste and smell using digital methods for the benefit of industry and academic research and to improve the lives persons with smell and taste disabilities. The research will also improve the everyday lives of people wanting to further enhance their social networks with the addition of these modalities. In
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