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Jan 25, 2016 | 04:13 PM CST

Patent Pick: 'Scen-vironmental' Control

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Controlling the scent in an environment is no easy task; consider this patent the next time you're blasted with a fruity bathroom mega-masker, as it aims to address this challenge: to better control environmental fragrance.

Jan 14, 2016 | 12:07 PM CST

P&G Takes Steps Towards Smart Home

P&G announced a new product when, connected with a smartphone app, gives homeowners complete control over the scents of their home.

Jan 04, 2016 | 05:53 PM CST

Patent Pick: Matrix for Fragrance Release

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from EnviroScent, Inc., relates to an absorbent matrix housing a fragrance material that controls the release of fragrance in the environment.

Jan 04, 2016 | 04:28 PM CST

Patent Pick: Fresh and Sweet Tetrahydrofuran

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention relates to the use of tetrahydrofuran dervatives for fresh and sweet fragrance notes.

Oct 20, 2015 | 05:31 PM CDT

Nasal Cilia: The ‘Long and Short’ of Scent-sation

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By: Perfumer & Flavorist editors

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified patterns in cilia length and function within the naval cavity of a mouse model.

Oct 13, 2015 | 02:11 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Pro-fragrance Ketones

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight from Henkel includes specific ketones that act as photolabile pro-fragrances.

Oct 06, 2015 | 05:22 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Scent-driven 'Time Travel'

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is an entertainment device driven by scent to enable the user to "time travel."

Sep 11, 2015 | 01:11 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Ketone Room Freshening

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature relates to ketones and their use for extending the scent of room fresheners.

Sep 11, 2015 | 01:05 PM CDT

Patent Pick: 'Smell-evision' Cartridge

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's technology features a cartridge designed to release fragrance in conjunction with audio-visual displays.

Sep 11, 2015 | 12:37 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Scent and Delivery Device

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's technology is a fragrance for a scent delivery device to control environmental odor.