These Talking Adidas Sneakers Offer Words of Encouragement

 - Mar 11, 2013
References: artcopycode & psfk
These new Adidas sneakers have been created to talk and share a person's shoe activity on the Internet. The smart sneakers were created through a partnership with Google, Adidas and an interactive artist Zach Lieberman.

This creative shoe design showcases a modern form of advertising. The smart running shoe is packed with gadgets that track a person's movements and even offer words of encouragement and commentary. The comments from the shoe can be posted to such networks as Google+, or can be even used as real time advertisements. The shoe is also equipped with speakers so that the wearer can allow others to hear its comments.

This social media-integrated sneaker could be a useful device for people who are training to run in marathons, and feel like they could do with an extra morale booster.