Have You Rebooted Your Shoe Lately?

from the does-it-need-to-be-much-smarter? dept

First revealed nearly a year ago, Adidas has finally launched its computerized running smart shoe, which will cost you a mere $250 and the constant nagging question of what will you do when it crashes on you? The shoe is designed with a microprocessor that will constantly measure the pounding you're giving the shoe and will try to adjust the cushioning to protect your knees for another day. It still seems like a fairly niche market -- but it could become much more interesting if other devices learn to make use of the spare cycles in your shoes. Think of it as bodily distributed computing.

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    Precision Blogger, Mar 28th, 2005 @ 10:13am

    If your shoe crashes ....

    If your shoe crashes, just re-boot.
    - Precision Blogger


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    Anonymous Coward, Mar 29th, 2005 @ 9:06am

    Re: If your shoe crashes ....

    I hate puns :D


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