Olfactory Virtual Reality Technology Being Used to Help Veterans with PTSD

Dec 3, 2019

Four principles of OVR Technology wearing VR headsets in their Burlington, VT headquarters
Credit Jon Kalish for WBGO News

Virtual Reality headsets are used to give gamers the experience of a virtual word using video and sound. Now three different companies are coming out with an add-on that adds scent to the VR experience.

This is light years beyond the failed Smell-O-Vision technology of the 20th Century.  WBGO's Jon Kalish reports on a Vermont start-up whose device will soon be used by psychologists treating veterans with PTSD.

Click above to hear Jon's feature on OVR.