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1004, Cyrano Scent Player, 2017

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{
"label_number": "1004",
"title": "Cyrano Scent Player, 2017",
"description": "A small aluminum cylinder, about the size of a teacup, has vents on top. The vents emit smell. A disk inside the device diffuses a changing sequence of scents. By playing a scent \"melody\" rather than a static smell, Cyrano combats olfactory fatigue, which is the phenomenon of losing awareness of a smell over time. When we enter a new space, we quickly stop noticing the odor of flowers, pets, or cooking. New odors catch our attention. Cyrano is created by oNotes.",
"instructions": "Come close to the cylinder to experience the smell.",

"tombstone": "oNotes (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, founded 2013); Aluminum, plastic, electronic components, scent cartridge; Courtesy of oNotes, Inc."
}

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