BioEssence: A Wearable Olfactory Display that Monitors Cardio-respiratory Information to Support Mental Wellbeing

@article{Amores2018BioEssenceAW,
  title={BioEssence: A Wearable Olfactory Display that Monitors Cardio-respiratory Information to Support Mental Wellbeing},
  author={Judith Amores and Javier Hernandez and Artem Dementyev and Xiqing Wang and Pattie Maes},
  journal={2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)},
  year={2018},
  pages={5131-5134}
}
This work introduces a novel wearable olfactory display that provides just-in-time release of scents based on the physiological state of the wearer. The device can release up to three scents and passively captures subtle chest vibrations associated with the beating of the heart and respiration through clothes.BioEssenceiscontrolledviaacustom-madesmartphone app that allows the creation of physiological rules to trigger different scents (e.g., when the heart rate is above 80 beats per minute… CONTINUE READING

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