Nike, the topmost brand in footwear recently has revealed the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 shoe product which is the first product to feature brand’s latest platform breakthrough known as Adaptive lacing, Wow great!
Last March, Nike had announced that they will be introducing the HyperAdapt shoes, inspired from the ones shown in the movie, back to the Future II. These shoes will be capable to tighten its fitting once worn by the user. Finally, the official date of its launch has been announced, which is November 28th.
With the innovative combination from the field of digital, electrical and mechanical engineering, The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 is a product designed for a revolution. It challenges understandings of fit and proposes an ultimate solution to individual mannerisms in lacing and tension penchant.
Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 designed to dilute the distraction
The future shoes feature a breakthrough adaptive lacing system that adapts to the foot shape and weight distribution of the wearer. It is activated by the internal cable system with the sensors fitted in the sole; the laces are controlled by an automated system of the pulleys and can also be tightened or loosened with the two buttons present on the upper side of the shoes.
The shoes are going to be an innovative leap in the history of adaptive lacing. The undue pressure caused by the tight tying of the laces is going to be a past memento.
Well, Details about the mode of operation and specifications are still unknown, as to how the shoe tightens or loosens itself according to the foot size.
Nike Designer, Tinker Hatfield, commented,
“That’s an important step, because feet undergo an incredible amount of stress during the competition. It is an amazing to consider a show that senses what the body needs in real-time. That eliminates a multitude of distractions, including mental attention, and thus truly benefits performance.”
The Futuristic shoes run on a battery
The adaptive lacing feature uses an internal cable system that runs on electricity, which also means that you will have to charge the shoes.
When you charge the shoes, each charge last around two weeks and it takes appropriately three hours for a full charge.
Tinker Hatfield says,
“Innovation at Nike is not about dreaming of tomorrow. It’s about accelerating towards it. We’re able to anticipate the needs of athletes because we know them better than anybody. Sometimes, we deliver a reality before others have even begun to imagine it.”
The first generation of the Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 will be available for experience and purchase from 28 November 2016 in the selected U.S. retail stores. The prices and the other product details will also be determined in coming days, so stay tuned!
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