You should use your smartphone to 'lace up' this sneaker

You can use your smartphone to 'lace up' this sneaker

These is probably not Nike’s extremely acclaimed Again to the Future kicks, however their energy-lacing system goes to go away you impressed. Meet the Digital Sole, a pair of sneakers created by French firm Zhor Tech, who has provide you with a design that may be “laced up” (word: there are not any laces) proper from a smartphone. What’s extra, Zhor Tech’s sensible footwear are capable of monitor your steps and the quantity of strain you are placing in your ft, all because of an embedded sensor which shows info on an app.

Because the Digital Soles are solely a prototype at this level, there are not any agency pricing or availability particulars but, however Zhor Tech says they will vary from $350 to $450. For now, we do know the startup’s additionally engaged on ladies’s pumps and low-prime footwear for males, with each packing related sensors as nicely.

Mona Lalwani contributed to this report.

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