The device should not focus on scent alone. Combination with other means of sharing, such as visual or auditory cues, can assist in enriching & enhancing the scent-sharing experience.
Considering the device’s daily usage, participants expressed the most value for convenience, aesthetics, privacy, and additional functions to allow them to have control & comfort with their device.
Participants wanted a portable aroma dispenser that could both function well in a cooking environment and act as a centerpiece for the dining area.
For consumers to trust this device, participants suggested including privacy settings such as an on & off option to avoid awkward time conflicts with scent sharing.