As a writer here, I am continually amazed by the amount of resources devoted to toilet research. No less than three months since Ventex Systems announced the launch of what they called the first odorless toilet, they now have a competitor in Smith Innovations. Their VIP toilet system has a battery-powered fan that removes foul air from beneath the user and flushes it out into the sewer along with the accompanying waste. It is much the same as the Ventex System except it installs just like a regular toilet with no additional construction. It's only a matter of time before this technology becomes the new standard.