© 2022 91.9 KVCR

KVCR is a service of the San Bernardino Community College District.

701 S Mt Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino CA 92410
909-384-4444
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Click Here To Check Current Inland Empire Traffic Conditions

Japanese professor develops lickable TV screen which imitates food flavors

SARAH MCCAMMON, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Sarah McCammon. Food shows make me crave whatever's on screen, but making it - that's a lot of work. Luckily, Professor Homei Miyashita at Meiji University in Japan is developing a TV screen that can imitate the flavor of food. It's called Taste the TV. Canisters spray flavor on hygienic film. The film rolls over a screen to be licked. So far, it can create the flavor of chocolate. Excellent start, but what about tacos? It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.