PediPower Electricity Generating Shoes A group of students at Rice University have built a pair of shows that store energy with each step you take while wearing them. The prototype power source for pedestrians is a very cool technology that has a lot of potential for energy conservation in the future.
May 27 2013, 12:36pm CDT
Back to the Future II Power Laces DIY Style I bet most of you have seen Back to the Future II. This is the flick where McFly goes into the future and gets to ride the hover board and puts on the Nike shoes that lace themselves.
I always wanted shoes that could...
Jul 7 2010, 12:32pm CDT
Spring Loaded Sneakers Let You Take On Usain Bolt Years ago Sneakers with Springs made you look like a crazy man. Just look at this photo of Spring Shoe we reported about in 2005. Today the Spira shoes and sneakers look like any other shoe. You cannot tell that inside...
Sep 10 2009, 6:00am CDT
Pink High Heels Phone is all we need Cinderella lost her shoe and some geek found it and built a phone inside it.
Phones come in all shapes already from the classic lips or burger phones and we are now at a pink ladies shoe.
This High Heel phone is so...
Sep 18 2008, 2:28am CDT
The Sheila Driving Heel Sheilas’ Wheels, a UK car insurance company for women designed convertible high heels that should make driving safer.
The Sheila Driving Heel tucks up into the shoe and the result is a flat shoe.
The concept is...
Jul 6 2007, 10:42am CDT
Shoes Equipped with GPS Panic Button If you are a billionaire geek that fears being kidnapped and held for ransom or just your average geek that needs help remembering where you left your shoes Covert Shoes has an interesting product to help.These shoes...
Jan 3 2007, 3:00pm CST
Archport Sandals Archport Sandals have a small compartment inside the sole that let you carry money and keys to the beach conveniently.
The sandals are not super attractive, but the compartment looks well made. It is secured to not...
Jul 12 2006, 3:00pm CDT
Shumidor. What a Clever Name. Kicking your shoes off onto a plain, plastic rack (or worse yet, on the floor!) is like so 2005. Now, Michael Kritzer has introduced the Shumidor, an air-circulating, ecologically-friendly, bacteria-killing shoe rack....
Jun 16 2006, 8:05am CDT
Spring Shoes? Those shoes definitly give you more air than any Nike shoe.
This shoes with major springs in them apparently sell for about $180. AkihabaraNews has some photos of a model wearing those jumpy shoes, but has no further...
Sep 1 2005, 10:46am EST
Another Intelligent Shoe: Verb for Shoe A Verb for Shoe is demoed at the Wired Nextfest 2005. QuenteCafe has a live shot of the intelligent shoe.
The intelligent Adidas One was shown at last years Nextfest and is on the market now.
The Verb for Shoe is...
Jun 25 2005, 10:00am EST
Infrared Sensor Shoes for the Blind Apparently Antonin Kaspara from Czech invented a low-cost smart shoe that warns about obsticles for blind people.
A infrared sensor detects light reflected back from potential obstacles and indicates this via a...
Nov 21 2004, 6:20am EST
Philippe Starck Puma Boots and Shoes Review Philippe Starck and Puma Shoes developed a shoe and boot line together. Starck recently designed the STARCK Microsoft Mouse and also designed nice wrist watches for fossil, besides tons of kitchen and other stuff....
Oct 13 2004, 9:13am EST
Nike Free Shoe - Back to Bare Foot Materialspieler reports about the new Nike Free Shoe.
Bare foot running is natural, feels good intuitively and runners have done it for ever. Nike researched running angles, foot pressure and timing of bare foot...
Aug 31 2004, 3:00pm EST
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