29.11.2013 - News

Created transmission device of taste sensations

Singapore ісшутешіеі has invented a gadget that allows you to know the taste of pictures on the Internet. 

The device is a simple silver electrode, which can be placed on the tongue. It works by cheating your taste buds with the help of current weak force and minor changes in temperature, which irritate the taste buds on the tongue. These factors are capable of producing a wide range of taste sensations that can be programmed to exactly duplicate the taste of real food.

While the device tones can play four of the five major flavor components: salty, sweet, sour and bitter.

Gadget created by scientists from the National University of Singapore . The invention can be used in computer games, or for example , when considering the restaurant menu via the Internet.

Author: Olga Broskova
Source: mnn.com