Pros and Cons for users
- Pro: For the most part, users who have difficulty perceiving odours will have little difficultly interacting with virtual environments
- Pro: Many olfactory cues, such as the smell of a burning pot in a cooking activity, can be represented visually, e.g. smoke coming from a pot
- Con: Smell is likely to be an important part of Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR)
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Olfactory Use Cases
- As a user who cannot who has difficulty perceiving odours, I need a visual equivalents, so I can perceive olfactory events.