These shoes are made for ‘thinking’
The world’s first ‘thinking’ trainers are due to go on sale in the UK with a Nike Air Max 2017 849559-010 Men Black White Malaysia Price tag of 175.
Each pair of the shoes, from German sportswear giant adidas, contains a tiny computer buried in the soles. A sensor in the heal measures changes in compression each time the wearer’s foot hits the ground.
The amount of force will change depending on whether the jogger is running on hard or soft ground.
A microprocessor, as small and light as a postage stamp, performs thousands of calculations per second based on readings from the sensor. It then sends a signal to a small motor driven cable system which changes the shape and cushioning level of the heal accordingly.
A hard surface tells the microprocessor to slacken the cable and make the heal Cheap Nike Air More Uptempo OG Men White Red Malaysia supple while soft surfaces create the opposite.
The mini computer inside each pair of adidas 1 shoes reacts 2,000 times faster than a human reflex.
‘World’s first intelligent shoe’
According to adidas, Nike Air Max 2017 918091-996 Men Blue Black Malaysia Outlet it takes just 25 milliseconds to analyse the data and makes the necessary changes.
It has an ‘on/off’ switch on one side of each shoe, along with a manual switch for setting the cushioning in the sole.
The first pairs are due to go on sale in specialist adidas shops in London, Manchester and Birmingham.
Stephen Pierpoint, project manager for intelligent projects at adidas, said: “Adidas 1 is the world’s first intelligent shoe footwear that thinks.
“We definitely believe there is a true athlete benefit of using these shoes. We could not claim any product prevents injuries, that would be silly. But having the correct cushioning is very important.”
The company is preparing to launch even more hi tech versions of the shoes designed specifically at professionals. Daughter Khloe Kardashian is also seen looking very worried and supporting her mom near the driver\’s side of the car.