We all know “the future is here.” But here’s some smelly proof. Today, you can smell your ringtone.

iScent adds a new dimension to mobile interaction, an olfactory dimension. Scent-based memories are said to be the strongest form because our noses are directly connected to our brains, and the designers of iScent channel this bond in their dank creation.

How? It’s a Bluetooth connectable mini-tower that notifies you of calls, texts and other messages through a burst of scented mist that is inspired by a modern day smoke signal. Unlike the ancient Chinese tower, which used charred animals for its smoke signals, iScent signals are pleasant and aren’t always a sign of approaching danger. It also has a party mode that emits sprits of scent to the beat of playing music.

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