Apple Patents Shoe That Tells Wearer When To Buy New Ones

Apple Patents Shoe That Tells Wearer When To Buy New Ones
technology

The company describes an embedded sensor that tracks your activity and alerts users when their shoes are worn out.

Emma Hutchings
  • 25 january 2013

Apple has patented ‘smart shoes’ that would come with embedded sensors to track your activity and tell you when you needed a new pair. Instead of wearing an additional sensor, people would just have to wear the shoes, where the technology would be less visible and be a more seamless part of your lifestyle than an external tracker.

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