PORTLAND, Ore. - Adidas says it has created the world's first 'smart shoe' by mating it with a computer chip that adapts its cushioning level to a runner's size and stride. The Adidas 1 is the product of a three-year secret project the German company developed at its U.S. headquarters in Portland, Ore. 

After thousands of hours of testing, Adidas is confident the computerized shoe will endure the wear-and-tear of running in almost any condition — from hard pavement to dirt trails, and dry streets to wet beaches. But the $250 price tag is likely to make it a luxury item when it first goes on sale in December...

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=562&e=19&u=/ap/adidas_smart_shoe Question Who's Online | Find Members | Private Messages
Questions
Quizzes
Articles
My Journal
Forums
Answer Questions | Question Comments | My Questions | Favorites | +Add Question
LATEST
POPULAR PRIORITY RANDOM

All | Games | Funny | Entertainment | Quizzes | Weird | Tech | People | Arts/Lit | News | Science | Sports | Places | Misc

1,519 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 17 years ago by KikiPeepers

Would you buy the new Adidas shoe that has a microprocessor built in?
PORTLAND, Ore. - Adidas says it has created the world`s first `smart shoe` by mating it with a computer chip that adapts its cushioning level to a runner`s size and stride. The Adidas 1 is the product of a three-year secret project the German company developed at its U.S. headquarters in Portland, Ore.

After thousands of hours of testing, Adidas is confident the computerized shoe will endure the wear-and-tear of running in almost any condition — from hard pavement to dirt trails, and dry streets to wet beaches. But the $250 price tag is likely to make it a luxury item when it first goes on sale in December...

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm...


Put This Question on Your Page (MySpace, Livejournal, Blog, etc)
[Preview] EMBED CODE:


Prev 1 2 Next (showing 1-25 of 43)

Bottom Last Post

17 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Thursday 9/2/04 - 5:10:28 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, its ugly looking.
17 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Thursday 9/2/04 - 5:18:08 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, i'm sure it will be very very pricy.
17 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 12/1/04 - 6:27:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
just another way for the govenment to track us
17 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 12/1/04 - 6:44:46 PM EST (GMT-5)
Someone's paranoid.
And no, I wouldn't spend $250 on a shoe.
17 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 12/1/04 - 6:49:58 PM EST (GMT-5)
Echo on Night.
17 yrs ago, 5 mos ago - Wednesday 12/1/04 - 6:54:54 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, why should I when I have a pair of shoes already?
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Wednesday 2/16/05 - 1:46:49 PM EST (GMT-5)
it wasn't secret, they announced their development plans for it like two and a half years ago. i remember reading about it on the BBC website in the technology section
17 yrs ago, 3 mos ago - Wednesday 2/16/05 - 1:58:26 PM EST (GMT-5)
Who said it was secret?
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Sunday 3/6/05 - 10:46:59 AM EST (GMT-5)
Not for their price.
17 yrs ago, 2 mos ago - Wednesday 3/9/05 - 4:29:45 PM EST (GMT-5)
meow lol every1 said no to them WELL I SAY YES
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Thursday 3/24/05 - 3:46:24 AM EST (GMT-5)
I will have a career in nursing...I would imagine they would be great for those who have to stand on their feet all day. I would buy them.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 4/2/05 - 1:50:47 PM EST (GMT-5)
I would buy them if they weren't so effing ugly.
17 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 4/2/05 - 2:14:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
After 30 years of nursing, my feet are in bad shape (torn ligament). I would pay the 250 price if it would make working less painful and deduct it from my taxes as a work expense. :D
17 yrs ago - Tuesday 5/10/05 - 12:12:20 PM EST (GMT-5)
17 yrs ago - Tuesday 5/10/05 - 12:18:25 PM EST (GMT-5)
Waste of money. A shoe is a shoe is a shoe IMO.
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 5/28/05 - 11:29:01 AM EST (GMT-5)
I hardly wear shoes anyway.

Why would I buy these?

16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 5/28/05 - 11:30:09 AM EST (GMT-5)
not for $250
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 5/28/05 - 11:41:08 AM EST (GMT-5)
Not for that amount....not when it comes out anyway.
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Saturday 5/28/05 - 11:59:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
no its ugly and i dont wear closed toe shoes
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Sunday 6/5/05 - 11:09:59 AM EST (GMT-5)
hehe...think about it..kool werid shoes.... gotta get some! x x x
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Sunday 6/5/05 - 11:29:25 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't wear Adidas shoes.
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 6/7/05 - 2:06:05 AM EST (GMT-5)
No, it's ugly and a waste of money.
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 6/7/05 - 2:06:48 AM EST (GMT-5)
What a waste!
16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 6/21/05 - 2:27:30 PM EST (GMT-5)
jes get some DR Scholls and be done with it!

Luxurious foot comfort $15-$25

16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 6/21/05 - 2:45:22 PM EST (GMT-5)
Maybe if they were better looking. I think those are ugly.

Prev 1 2 Next (showing 1-25 of 43)



You need to be logged in to post a reply

New to YT? Create a Free Account ~ Have an Account? Log In

Top



10 Most Popular Questions Today
1 What does your money do?

2 If you had a genetic disease, would you reproduce?

3 Do you live in a home that has been owned by your family for multiple generations?

4 Do you ever leave your dog in your vehicle with the windows rolled down a bit?

5 How do you pronounce the word 'Italian'?

6 Have you ever seen an Aurora?

7 Have you ever won a radio competition?

8 If a defendant is found `not guilty`, do you assume that they are innocent?

9 Do people become more likeable once they`ve realized their faults?

10 Did Donald Trump commit insurrection with his speech on January 6, 2021?

More Questions
 
Edit