Late October last year, Nike took us back to the future literally when it unveiled its wearable tech, which at the time were referred to as the Nike Air Mag. A power-lacing shoe that automatically tightens the shoe lace around the wearer’s foot for a tight, comfortable fit. These Nike Air Mag sneakers are now officially called the HyperAdapt 1.0.
Nike has announced that the HyperAdapt 1.0 will hit the shells before the end of this year (prices are yet to be determined). Judging by the name, and the predictability of tech evolution; my guess a HyperAdapt 2.0 won’t be too far in the future. The point is, this Nike smart-shoe offering is just one of a series of wearable tech we should expect from the company.
About the HyperAdapt 1.0
These shoes don’t come with the traditional lacing system. Instead, they have a battery-powered series of pulleys that rotates to clinch on the throat of the shoes. When you wear the shoe, there are sensors at the bottom of the shoes that register your weight and the position of your …read more