Burning rubber, thick smoke, chemical vapors…these are just some of the extreme sensory experiences that military and first responders face. Inexperience dealing with these dangerous and potentially life-threating situations can reduce effectiveness and even cause physiological trauma. How do we … [Read more...]
SensoryCo Helps First Responders and Military Prepare with Military Olfactory Desensitization
First responders and military personnel are often in dangerous situations where they are assaulted by an ambush of sights, sounds and smells making it extremely difficult to respond in a rational manner. Research shows that repeated training exposure to these types of sensory overload can … [Read more...]
Incorporating Scent Effects Into Training: Which Smell Generator Do You Need?
First responders, military personnel and hazmat teams are often exposed to irritating and potentially dangerous odors. Malodors can be disorienting, nauseating or possibly provide a clue to other hazards. Incorporating a SensoryCo smell generator into training with safe, yet realistic scent effects … [Read more...]
Sensory Effects for CBRN Defense Training
Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense or CBRND) isn’t a topic most of us think about. CBRND refers to passive protection, contamination avoidance, and CBRN mitigation. The idea of anyone using these types of weapons is truly frightening, however, not being prepared is … [Read more...]
Stink Bombs … Literally.
We understand the power of a rancid odor. At SensoryCo, our team works with different scents to simulate real-life aromas, recreating the essence of the note that either appeals to the nose as a fragrance or alienates the sense of smell. Horrendous smells can actually “attack” the olfactory system … [Read more...]
Hollywood Scenting and Fog Effects, Meet HazMat Full Immersive Training Programs
The special effects industry is no longer exclusive to Hollywood. Atop a 160 acre tract just north of L.A., you'll find the Del Valle Regional Training Center, fully loaded with props of wreckage and simulated emergencies for fire, urban search and rescue and HazMat Full Immersive Training (F.I.T.) … [Read more...]
What Do Aromas Have To Do With CBRNE Training?
It seems like a never ending game of intellectual defeat. The more complex our society gets, the greater resources the world has access to, the more complicated the art of war becomes. So what do aromas and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives have in common? More than you … [Read more...]