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Sneakers with Customizable Digital Displays

12/07/2015 8:34 AM

My first thought was "why do we need this?" but my second thought was that seemingly trivial applications of new technology can lead to less-trivial applications. I'm continually astonished at the stuff one can control with one's smartphone.

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12/07/2015 8:52 AM

It is interesting, and with the electronics and computing power than can be embedded in these shoes.

They aren't that far away for GPS location and tracking that should also be installed when they get 'Jacked'.

Long gone are the days of where marketing sold the sneakers (Tennis shoes) you purchased on the basis they made you run faster or jump higher.

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12/07/2015 10:45 AM

Love it! Could watch them forever (with the right video material).

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12/07/2015 1:33 PM

Love it....should have sensors in the soles that can change according to movement and force....When do the matching shirts and pants come out??? Probably just a fad....but it's something else for the celebrities to make money off of...sell your shoe space...

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12/07/2015 1:34 PM

Getting closer to Red Dwarf (Douglas Adams) smart shoes that are guaranteed to get you home no matter how blind drunk you get.

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12/07/2015 1:49 PM

I can see it now: kids spend their class time watching their shoes.

It'd be great if you could program a pair of shoes to guide you to your next destination, like Google Maps only on your feet.

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12/07/2015 2:20 PM

Compass and headlights, not enough....

Then you need these....

http://www.creativeapplications.net/tag/compass/

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12/19/2015 9:26 PM

Mount a camera on the toes of the sneakers and your mother could tap into the internet at any time and see where you are or are going.

Make the camera angle adjustable and little nasty boys could peer up young ladies skirts and see what color their thongs are. Of course, this would only be done under controlled parameters for statistical marketing purposes so that thong manufacturers and Victoria's Secret Marketing and Purchasing Dept.'s could plan appropriate ordering and sales of the most popular colors.

Ha, Ha, yea right! There is a guy named Tom who would have appreciated this many years ago.

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