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Time has changed. Nowadays, manufacturers are putting the new technology everywhere. OK, it’s just progress, evolution… maybe. Who will be surprised to hear about intelligent sneakers? Digitsole Smartshoe. Claimed to be the world’s first intelligent sneaker. These are words from the manufacturer.
What really is the Digitsole Smartshoe
Simply said, a traditional footwear integrated with wearable technology. The latest Bluetooth 4.0 enables to personalize coaching recommendations, walking pattern and other real-time analysis through the smartphone app. The movement sensors in the shoe can analyze pronation, supination, propulsion levels, impact force, fatigue, posture, step, calories, and more. That is why it is called a Smartshoe.
How it works
The LED light controls, an electronic card with movement detection sensors and wireless charging are integrated into the Digitsole Smartshoe. These sensors analyze data and provide the user with simple, easy to understand coaching recommendations which are shown in the smartphone app.
According to collected data, the Digitsole Smartshoe can understand:
- Which part of your foot hits the ground first
- If you’re a pronator or supinator
- If your stride present any risk of injuries
- If you’re hindering your walking performance and efficiency
The Smartshoe will tell you how to reduce fatigue and risks of injuries while helping you optimize your daily activity. Through our app, you’ll have personalized recommendations on how to reach your personal goals and get the most out of your walk. The Smartshoe will also advise on the type of shoe inserts you should use to correct any problems with your posture. Integrated movement sensors keep a precise count of your activity, including a number of steps, distance, speed, and calories burned.
Watch the video below to learn more about the Smarthoe and make your opinion on this product.
The recommended retail price will be $599, but you can save up to 60% when you pledge the Digitsole Smartshoe campaign on the Kickstarter.
Designer: Digitsole Smartshoe
All images via Digitsole/Kickstarter