Increase Creativity With Scents!

unleash-creativityHey everyone! I would like to say that this will be my final post because my time here as an intern for Scent Sciences has come to an end. It has been an awesome experience and I have learned a lot along the way. I never knew how much information there was about the olfactory system and the various uses of scents and smells. It’s definitely interesting information to want to learn more about!

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Does it smell like November?

Hello everyone! I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. The days in November seems to be rolling by faster than I realize (probably for you too). I’ve notice Christmas decorations are already being put up in retail stores and houses all around the Silicon Valley.

I started to notice that in November stores are starting to smell a bit different. When I was strolling through the mall, I instantly Continue reading

Greetings from Scent Sciences President & CEO, Bill Wiles

As  Scent Sciences  continues to grow I thought I would share on the blog why we are all very excited about where we and the scent world are going.   If you are a long-time follower of Scent Sciences you will have watched us grow from a scent emitting device company to one with a unique disruptive technology platform incorporating an industry standard API, software suite, scent delivery devices and proprietary scent technologies.  So, why is this exciting?  We now have Continue reading

Scents: The Next Big Thing on e-Books?

Do you love reading novels? It is interesting how technology changed the way we read. Well, I used to be a fanatic, and this was way back in the comics’ days. Fast-forward, and I’m still one of those who prefers to read novels in the traditional way. Actually, I have been thinking of getting an e-book for awhile. My interest in it came back today when I thought about the possibility of having a ScentEnabled version.

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Scent Sciences Open House – A Big Success!

On Friday, August 24 Scent Sciences Corp. welcomed more than 100 people in the new office based in Santa Clara. The gathering involved mainly investors and partners, but many friends of Scent Sciences took part to the celebration, too. The event was aimed to show all the progress Scent Sciences has made so far, and thanks to the cooperation of many people we had great food, Continue reading

The Scent of Summer

Five Senses - San Leon, TX

Five Senses – San Leon, TX (Photo credit: Daniel Ray)

Summer is in full swing. Memorial Day was weeks ago and the 4th of July feels like a memory.  I love summer, I love every part of it.  I love going to bed one night in the cold end of a California spring and waking up the next morning to find it’s already warm out, that the sun has been up for hours, and not to need to pull on a sweatshirt before hopping out of bed.  For me, summer is always a battery of excitment filling the senses. It seems that every day the colors become more intense, the smells more magnificent, and textures feel more pogniant.

Olfactory Art

Nobi Shioya, Seven Deadly Sins

Olfactory art is a term that is new to me this week.  Working for a scent company and keeping a close watch on the art world, I was surprise that I have never heard this term!  Upon finding scholarly article after scholarly article about this topic, I wonder, why has this art form remain hidden from me, and therefore the general public? Despite the manifestos published by the Futurists, the Surrealists, and other post-modern groups, calling for a wider integration of human experience into art, scent elude artists of their time.  Some critics in the past argued that scent remains on the “fringe of aesthetics,” and a “lower sense.”  Could we coin olfactory art as the new folk art, the quaint country cousin, not to be taken too seriously?

We made it to the quarter final..Thanks to YOU!

The bizjournal announced at the begininning of the week that Scent Sciences moved to the quarter final of the social media madness competition with other seven companies listed in the small business category. What can we say? THANKS EVERYONE FOR VOTING AND FOLLOWING US! This is a great achievement for Scent Sciences, and definitely an interesting run. But this is not the end! We  Continue reading

The Complexity of Scent

Strawberry flower

Strawberry flower (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When we think of different, beautiful sources of scent – smells and tastes – in our daily lives we think of the smells of roses, of lavender, jasmine, gardenia, lilac – and we think of the tastes of orange juice, grapefruit juice, fresh-picked strawberries, blueberries – the smells of sandalwood, cedarwood, fresh cut grass –

and the smells of freshly-brewed coffee, a freshly-baked croissant, just to name a few.  And, if we have ever thought about it, we might assume that there is some ingredient that represents each of these discrete, unique smells but that is not the case.

The Best of E3

Last year was our first time at E3 and this year we were sad to miss the convention!  It can be such a plethora of innovation all in one place.   So, I’ve been bugging friends and surfing the Internet to find out what I missed.  I am pretty interested in Pikmin 3 and Rayman Legends.  But what am I the most excited about?  Samsungs Cloud Gaming!

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