First unveiled back in CES 2017 at the start of the year the Digitsole Smartshoe has this week launched via Kickstarter to raise the $50,000 the development team require to take their new smart shoe, or rather smart sneaker into production.
Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the smart shoe which comes complete with its own companion application allowing it to auto tighten, track your steps and speed as well as provide an instant burst of hot or cool air to your feet when required.
Pledges are available from $199 offering a considerable 66% saving off the recommended retail price of $599 which will take effect in once the Kickstarter campaign has completed in 35 days. The developers of the Digitsole Smartshoe explain more about its inspiration and features.
Hardware and software technologies are engineered directly into the shoe itself, creating an interactive smartshoe that is constantly evaluating and providing you with personalized feedback. Whether you’re a gadget enthusiast, sneaker collector, health enthusiast, athlete, or simply a daily user who wants a well designed pair of shoes, the Smartshoe’s features fit a wide range of uses and people:
– HEALTH ANALYTICS – Movement sensors analyze pronation, supination, propulsion levels, impact force, fatigue, posture, steps, calories, and more creating precise data that prevents injuries and improves your health.
– SMART CONNECTIVITY – Bluetooth 4.0 connectThisivity enables personalized coaching recommendations, walking pattern analysis, and more in real-time via smartphone app based on activity data.
– SNEAKER DESIGN – Next gen shoe design includes auto-lacing, temperature regulation with heating, and more. The Smartshoe is designed into an ultra-light, premium leather and Neotech EVA shoe.
For more information on the Digitsole Smartshoe jump over to the official Kickstarter campaign page by following the link below.
Source: KickstarterFiled Under: Concepts & Design, Design News, Top News