First Google Glass, now Google Sneaks?
0. phoneArena 09 Mar 2013, 22:10 posted on
With a promise that it is not getting into the shoe business, Google showed off a special pair of talking sneakers at SXSW, outfitted with a microcontroller on the tongue; speaking of tongue, the shoes will give you praise for certain actions and has the backing of Adidas for the project which apparently will not be the follow to Google Glass...
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2. KFear (Posts: 142; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)
Have fun with it in the rain! But seriously, this is like google glasses and i'm not sure there is strong enough market for all this...well, cyber-junk. Seems like we are in the day in age when A LOT of good tech is coming out, but also a lot of bad tech. Though this could have potential, it just seems like a bad idea.
3. windroid (unregistered)
Nothing very exciting, basic hardware many people have the ability to do that at home (myself have made some projects using arduino chips and boards).
What I see:
Triple Axis Accelerometer:https://www.sparkfun.com/produ
4. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)
What's next, Google Underpants?
7. soshi (Posts: 154; Member since: 08 Mar 2012)
it is going to have noise and smell canceling so we can fart everywhere without notice.
18. DHILLON_ARSH (Posts: 66; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)
if it broke....!!!
congrats mr.Bone its aaa NEXUS
6. TheMan (Posts: 468; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)
That's one shoe that's never getting on a plane...
8. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)
google underwear coming soon i guess -_- oh no they are becoming fashion and garments company then moblie and software company
or they planing to turn the mankind into cyborgs
10. MartianMe (unregistered)
It might work well with a workout app maybe to monitor your daily runs.
14. XPERIA-KNIGHT (unregistered)
The shoes look dope! Lol
15. Droiddoes (unregistered)
LOL, someone finally built that pair of sneakers from season 2 or 3 of The Simpsons.
Their one weakness? Rescued greyhounds.
16. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1178; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)
i think google glasses is enough also imagine your smartphone connected via bluetooth to both these things the battery would drain faster then usaine bolt also idk why but the 1st thing that popped in my mind when i read this was getting tracked i think i watched too many spy movies :/