VR headset add-on creates scents for wearers

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VThe Japanese startup Vaqso has secured funding to invest in the mass production of its VR headset add-on device Vaqso VR, which creates scents for headset wearers relevant to what they are seeing. The funding from Weru Investment totalling USD 600,000 will help the product reach the wider, global consumer market. The compact wireless device shoots out relevant smells based on the VR contents, amplifying the gaming experience and making it even more realistic – smells created during the demo phase included fried chicken and gunpowder smoke. The small device is as thin and small as a Snickers® chocolate bar, approximately 12cm long…

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