SELF LACING SHOES

SELF LACING SHOES

By: Achyut Pathak

Imagine putting your feet inside a shoe and the laces adapt based on your shoe size and lace them selves up.

That thought has no been a reality thanks to Nike. They created a self lacing shoe that was introduced in back to the future. The shoe is very similar to the shoe below.

So what is the engineering behind this? The way the shoe laces itself is that when you step into the shoe it detects the weight and size of your feet and adjust the laces due to that. Sometimes it might not adjust correctly and there is buttons to tighten and loosen the laces.

Engineers designed the shoe and its functionality to self-lace with weight and size detectors.

https://www.nike.com/us/en_us/c/innovation/hyperadapt

 

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