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power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« on: September 10, 2010, 06:03:41 PM »
In 2015, we don't need to tie our shoes:

Back to the Future 2 - Nike Air 2015 Kicks


And the reality is here a bit early:

Power Laces 2 PROTOTYPE DEMO


An older prototype to see how it worked:

Power Laces

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2010, 07:59:51 PM »
Damn, pretty sure i saw this on instructables and or hackaday a while ago, good to see its gotten better without the bulky servo at the back!
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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2010, 11:22:22 AM »
Yeah, it's been put up on the Sparkfun blog too. Nice technology, albeit tying shoelaces yourself would prove to be much cheaper. The technology is great though and the concept is nice. A good company could handle this project very well indeed.
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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010, 01:44:21 PM »
lol, is no cool tech video complete without a hot chick at the end?

I guess i need to start putting my girlfriend in my videos.  ;D

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2010, 10:30:02 AM »
I think that Hot chick is the one who invented them.
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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2010, 10:42:19 AM »
I think that Hot chick is the one who invented them.

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You're right, and that's a funny name for a chick.

This one's an exception. I have just seen an awful lot of geeky DIY tech videos with random models in them. Recent example; I remember a bunch of RC airplane / copter videos with random hot girsl holding them.

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2010, 12:20:45 PM »
Maybe I've been living in Thailand for too long but . . . are you sure she is actually a she? :-X

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2010, 12:31:59 PM »
Maybe I've been living in Thailand for too long but . . . are you sure she is actually a she? :-X


Are you sure she is actually organic?

Also, I invoke Rule 30.


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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2010, 12:22:29 AM »
lol, didn't you see the chest area? those are quite suspicious lumps for a guy  ;D

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2010, 07:03:37 AM »
lol, didn't you see the chest area? those are quite suspicious lumps for a guy  ;D
Go to google image search, TURN ON SAFE SEARCH, then type in 'ladyboy'. Those are all guys you see - no joke. :-X

I rest my case. :P

ps - sorry, my fault for not staying on topic!

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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2010, 02:23:14 PM »
lol, didn't you see the chest area? those are quite suspicious lumps for a guy  ;D
Go to google image search, TURN ON SAFE SEARCH, then type in 'ladyboy'. Those are all guys you see - no joke. :-X

I rest my case. :P

ps - sorry, my fault for not staying on topic!
I now know why you say that...

Now for some on topic stuff, if it was in the soles, couldn't it be broken easily?
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Re: power laces, all right! (Back to the Future shoes)
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2010, 01:00:00 AM »
It may be on the sides of the soles so the full force of a person doesn't hit it directly.


P.S. Those shoes are just plain badass.
« Last Edit: September 16, 2010, 01:02:44 AM by galannthegreat »
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