Nike Power Lacing, an auto lacing shoe
Nike made latest company announcement about the manufacturing of the auto lacing shoe, in latest Nike press release their designer Tinker Hatfield is confirmed the auto lacing shoe will be arrived in 2015. The idea of auto lacing shoe is become popular from the epic science fiction movie from “Back to the Future II” of 1989, in which Michael J. Fox who played role as Marty McFly, in a scene when Marty puts on a pair of Nike high tops that automatically tighten and adjust to fit his feet using an arduino microcontroller, Bevin fitted a sensor to a Nike. In film Nike shoe pairs name as used “power laces”, so Nike after inspiration the idea named their latest gadget auto lacing shoe as power laces.
Tinker Hatfield Confirms its designed, manufacture and release in 2015 but there is no brief details yet been provided, Initiation of this idea was started after when Nike applied for a patent for ‘automatically lacing trainers’ in 2010 since then rumors about the technology vitally been evolved and circled. Only 1,500 models of the High Tops were made, and every pair was auctioned off on eBay. It said:
‘The automatic lacing system provides a set of straps that can be automatically opened and closed to switch between a loosened and tightened position of the upper”
but aside from lake of description and brief designed introduction from Tinker Hatfield there is a simple mechanism of these pairs of shoes which can be described as “when a person steps into the shoe, a force sensor reads the pressure of their foot and activates two servo motors, which apply tension to the laces, tightening the shoe”