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64 Pieces of High-Tech Footwear

From Wi-Fi Sneakers to Auto-Tightening Shoes

— December 18, 2013 — Fashion
If you're looking for something fashionable yet tech savvy, then these high-tech footwear finds will definitely blow you away with all the integrated gadgets and features.

With modern technology continuing to seep further and further into people's regular routines, there's no surprise as to why technological features are now showing up on ordinary clothing and footwear designs. By infusing high-tech features into modern shoes, retailers are able to offer modern consumers the chance to combine everyday items with technologically efficient gadgets, making that piece of clothing even more attractive.

From luminous superhero sneakers to GPS footwear designs and tweeting high-tops, these high-tech footwear finds will definitely satisfy any fashion-forward individual with a passion for technology.
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Navigational Footwear
Navigational Footwear
Dominic Wilcox 'No Place Like Home GPS Shoe' Makes Getting Lost an Adventure
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Motorized Senior Shoes
Motorized Senior Shoes
The Re-Step is Designed to Teach Seniors to Walk Again
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62
Shoe-Specific Blow-Dryers
Shoe-Specific Blow-Dryers
The Boot and Glove Dryer Helps Avoid Stepping into Soggy Shoes
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61
Sensor-equipped Sneakers
Sensor-equipped Sneakers
The Runsafer Smart Shoe Ensures People Have the Proper Running Form
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60
Footwear Container Speakers
Footwear Container Speakers
The Reebok FitList Shoebox Celebrates Its Partnership with Spotify
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59
Shoe-Inspired Speakers
Shoe-Inspired Speakers
The Jabra Solemate Portable Player is Compact and Rugged
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58
Energy-Creating Footwear
Energy-Creating Footwear
The InStep Nanopower Shoes Create Electricty as You Walk
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57
Self-Heightening Footwear
Self-Heightening Footwear
Elevator Shoes Make You Taller Through Your iPod
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56
Feather-Light Insulating Slippers
Feather-Light Insulating Slippers
The Air Fit Room Shoe Acts Like Warm Pillows for Your Feet
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55
Path-Illuminating Footwear
Path-Illuminating Footwear
The 'Smart Concept Sole' Has Built-in Headlights to Brighten Your Path
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54
Barefoot-Simulating Soccer Footware
Barefoot-Simulating Soccer Footware
The Nike 'Hypervenom' Shoes Provide a Nude Feel on the Field
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53
Tune-Emitting Shoes
Tune-Emitting Shoes
The Adidas Megalizer Creates Cool Music as You Move
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52
DIY Light-Up Kicks
DIY Light-Up Kicks
Converse Shoe Designs Will Look Even Cooler with Light Installations
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51
Mileage Tracking Shoes
Mileage Tracking Shoes
Michael Robinson's Nike 26 Lets Everyone Know How Far You Can Go
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50
Automatic Cool Down Kicks
Automatic Cool Down Kicks
The Carbon Pro Team Shoes Convert Sweat into Sweetness
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49
Hardcore Footwear USBs
Hardcore Footwear USBs
The Limited Edition Dr. Martens Boot USB Drive for the 50th Anniversary
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48
Tweeting Shoes
Tweeting Shoes
Ramblers Follow Every Step You Take
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47
Radiant Retro Kicks
Radiant Retro Kicks
The New Balance Project by Hayoung Jung Lights Up Your Favorite Sneakers
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46
Pain-Relieving Slippers
Pain-Relieving Slippers
Soothe Injuries and Prevent Cold Feet Using Foot Wraps
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45
Shoe Life-Tracking Devices
Shoe Life-Tracking Devices
The MilestonePod by Milestone Informs People When to Get New Footwear
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44
Sweat-Free Shoe Technology
Sweat-Free Shoe Technology
GEOX’s XENSE Shoes Have Pores That Exude Sweat and Odor
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43
Self-Healing Living Sneakers
Self-Healing Living Sneakers
The Protocells Trainers Form a Literal Second Skin Around Your Feet
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42
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Foki Shoes Keep Your House Bacteria & Dust-Free
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41
Luminescent Sneaker Sterilizers
Luminescent Sneaker Sterilizers
The'SteriShoe' Ultraviolet Sanitizer Will Cleanse Your Cleats
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40
Footwear Freshener Devices
Footwear Freshener Devices
The shUVee Shoe Deodorizer Eliminates Nasty Smells
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39
Injury-Preventing Footwear
Injury-Preventing Footwear
The Sensoria Socks Ensures People Distribute Weight Properly on Feet
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38
Headphonic Footwear
Headphonic Footwear
Speakers and Sneakers Collide in New Art Force One Puma
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37
Auto-Tightening Shoes
Auto-Tightening Shoes
These Power Laces Were Inspired by 'Back to the Future II'
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36
Video Game Footwear
Video Game Footwear
Nintendo Right in your Sneakers
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35
Thermal Footwear Accessories
Thermal Footwear Accessories
The 'Warm Shoestrings' Concept Keeps Toes Cozy in the Cold
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34
Gasoline-Powered Russian Boots
Gasoline-Powered Russian Boots
FLASHBACK
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33
Computer-Manipulated Sneakers
Computer-Manipulated Sneakers
The Verb for Shoes
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32
Feather-Light Cleats
Feather-Light Cleats
The Adidas F50 Adizero is the Lightest Soccer Shoe Ever Made
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31
Star-Gazing Space Sneakers
Star-Gazing Space Sneakers
The New Nike Lebrons Salute NASA and Feature Space Images
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30
Electricity-Generating Footwear
Electricity-Generating Footwear
The PediPower Shoes Harnesses Kinetic Energy from Pedestrians
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29
Phone-Integrated Footwear Art
Phone-Integrated Footwear Art
This 3D Printed Shoe Commemorates FreshFiber's Unusual iPhone Cases
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28
Clip-On Footwear Flashlights
Clip-On Footwear Flashlights
The Expedition LED Shoe Lights Shine a Light on the Path Ahead
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27
Treasure-Finding Footwear
Treasure-Finding Footwear
Metal Detector Sandals From Hammacher Schlemmer
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26
Satellite Monitoring in Your Footwear
Satellite Monitoring in Your Footwear
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25
GPS Footwear
GPS Footwear
Ambulator Shoes are Designed for Dementia Patients
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24
Wi-Fi Sneakers
Wi-Fi Sneakers
A Step in the Right Direction
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23
Laser-Printed Shoes
Laser-Printed Shoes
The Marloes Ten Bhomer 'Rapidprototypedshoe' was Made by 3D Printing
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22
Color Changing Shoes
Color Changing Shoes
Matching Shoes to an Outfit is No Longer a Problem
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21
3d-Printed Latticed Footwear
3d-Printed Latticed Footwear
The Strvct Line by Continuum Fashion is Filled with Delicate Designs
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20
Self-Lacing Sneakers
Self-Lacing Sneakers
Nike Files Patent for the Shoe of the Future
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19
Electric Light Shoes
Electric Light Shoes
OniTsuka Tigers With Mini City of Lights
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18
Social Media-Inspired Footwear
Social Media-Inspired Footwear
Nike PHOTOiD Allows Users to Merge Instagram Photos with Sneakers
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17
Gadget-Adorned Gamer Shoes
Gadget-Adorned Gamer Shoes
The Fallout Vault Dweller Dunks are Epic and Apocalyptic
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16
Electric Sneakers
Electric Sneakers
Gabriel Dishaw Turns PCs & Peripherals into Junk Dunk Kicks
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15
Illuminated Hightop Sneakers
Illuminated Hightop Sneakers
The Solebox Reebok Omnizone Pump is Pretty High-Tech
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14
Rad Circuitry Runners
Rad Circuitry Runners
Gabriel Dishaw Air Max 2011 Sneakers Are Energized with E-Waste
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13
Dance-Encouraging Sneakers
Dance-Encouraging Sneakers
Ground Wave by Tom Sykes Syncs to an App So Dancers Can Boogie Away
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12
LED Flip Flops
LED Flip Flops
The Teva 'Illum' Sandals for Early-Morning Surfers Emit Ten Feet of Light
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11
Shoe Gadget Juicers
Shoe Gadget Juicers
Cellphone Charger by Soledad Martin Turns Paces into Power
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10
Light of The Party
Light of The Party
Soul Fusion Glow Shoes
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9
Augmented Reality Sneakers
Augmented Reality Sneakers
Adidas Originals AR Game Pack Kicks Have AR Codes on the Tongue
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8
Luminous Superhero Sneakers
Luminous Superhero Sneakers
The 'Oryon X TRON Shoes' are Made with Innovative Technology
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7
Futuristic Transforming Trainers
Futuristic Transforming Trainers
The MORPH Adaptive Sole Changes to Fit Your Footwear Needs
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6
3D Printed Sneakers
3D Printed Sneakers
The Nike Football 3D Printed Shoes are Unbelievable
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5
Circuit Board Sneakers
Circuit Board Sneakers
Gabriel Dishaw Creates Metallic Footwear Masterpiece
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4
Rave-Ready Footwear
Rave-Ready Footwear
LED Shoes Use Panels to Turn High-Tops & Stilettos Into Trippy Accessories
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3
Illuminating Heels
Illuminating Heels
These Light-Up Stilettos From Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte Rock
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2
3D-Printed Pumps
3D-Printed Pumps
The Instant Shoe Concept Proposes Perfectly Tailored Footwear
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Twitter High-Tops
Twitter High-Tops
Daniel Reese Customized Sneakers Feature Pop Culture Heavyweights
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