05 Feb '13, 12am

Apple's "Smart Shoes"

Apple's "Smart Shoes"

expanding beyond computers and music players into the footwear industry? Not exclusive to the late Steve Job’s iconic New Balance, Apple filed a patent for a sensor that would go in any sole and allow anyone’s “smart shoes” to alert them when they needed to replace their worn-out sneakers. The sensor, which would connect to your iOS device, would exist either as a thin layer built in to the sole or be located in the heel. The requested patent can be summarized in three main parts: a detector for sensing when the shoe wears out, a processor to measure the detector’s data, and an alarm for alerting the user when a shoe is no longer stable.

Full article: http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/02/apple-smart-shoes/

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