Google. What those web geniuses won't think of next.
A video introducing Google Nose (below) explains that the company's new BETA program allows users to "search for smells." Google Nose what it's doing!
How does it do this? Essentially, the product intersects "photons with infrasound waves" and "temporarily aligns molecules to emulate a particular scent."
There's even an Android version. These guys think of everything.
Once again, Google is redefining what's possible.
Or not. It's obviously not a real thing. April Fools!
Despite the promise by Google Nose BETA, the company's new fictional product, "to offer the sharpest olfactory experience available," it's all a hoax.
The technology just isn't there yet. Nor is the demand. We think. Honestly their videos are so well done that you almost believe what they're selling.
For instance: the "mobile aroma indexing program" at the heart of the product has amassed a "15 million scentibyte database of smells from around the world."
That just sounds awesome, whatever it means.