Quote:"The team is also working on a spin-off called a digital lollipop that will give the effect of a continuous sugar hit – but without sugar. For taste messaging they have developed TOIP – taste over internet protocol. This is a data format that makes it easy to transmit information on how to recreate the different tastes via the electrode.
It is early days. The four major taste components, plus the fifth, the savoury "umami" tang, are only a part of what we call flavour. Smell and texture are important, too – and the team now wants to work on adding those effects.." A video on youtube to show what it can do: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38u3e_WT4H4"
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