CES 2023: Smelling, touching take center stage in metaverse


              The "mutalk" leakage voice suppression microphone is demonstrated with the Megane X, an ultra-lightweight and ultra-compact VR headset and the Flip VR, a hand controller at the Shiftall booth during CES Unveiled, before the CES tech show, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Takuma Iwasa demonstrates the Megane X at the Shiftall booth during CES Unveiled, before the CES tech show, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, in Las Vegas. Megane X is an ultra-lightweight and ultra-compact VR headset compatible with SteamVR. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Canon's Kokomo is shown at the Canon booth during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. At CES 2023, Canon stepped away from its hardware mold and chose a new direction. Virtual Reality. Canon showcased its first application for a VR platform, called Kokomo, which enables face-to-face communication in a virtual space, complete with live-action video with handy equipment, at CES. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              An exhibitor displays the OVR Technology ION 3 stand-alone wearable at the OVR Technology booth during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. The ION 3 is a wearable device that delivers scents using cartridges, and the delivery system is synchronized with the content users are viewing in VR, AR, and mobile or desktop computing devices. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            
              An attendee looks at Haptic Metaverse Gloves by AI Silk during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            
              An attendee looks at Haptic Metaverse Gloves by AI Silk during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            
              Attendees wear VR headsets while previewing the Caliverse Hyper-Realistic Metaverse experience at the Lotte booth during the CES tech show Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            
              Attendees wear VR headsets while previewing the Caliverse Hyper-Realistic Metaverse experience at the Lotte booth during the CES tech show Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            The OVR Technology ION 3 stand-alone wearable is on display at the OVR Technology booth during the CES tech show Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. The ION 3 is a wearable device that delivers scents using cartridges, and the delivery system is synchronized with the content users are viewing in VR, AR, and mobile or desktop computing devices. (AP Photo/John Locher)
CES 2023: Smelling, touching take center stage in metaverse