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The future of footwear?

posted 01 March 2015 at 09:50:57


Imagine a time when your shoes will be 3D printed and custom-made using scans of your foot, so that they fit even better than a glove and completely transform your walking experience. You’ll be able to change the shoes' colour – provided by softly glowing LED lights – to suit your outfit. That day isn’t far off according to footwear company SOLS, who have developed a technology called Adaptiv, whereby the insoles constantly adapt and respond to your movements using gyroscopes and pressure sensors that move air pressure and fluids around the shoes. You can already get their insoles for your existing footwear, but tomorrow they promise you the complete shoe.

Picture: SOLS