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3D Runner – Adidas offering limited edition 3D-printed sneakers for $333

adidas3d printed sneakersAdidas has announced its first-ever 3D-printed sneakers for commercial market for a price of $333.  Only limited editions will be produced. The reservations are open from Dec 13 and the sneakers can be picked up from the Adidas NYC store.  The company claims that these sneakers are the beginning of the revolution in customized shoe manufacturing.  Although, current version is little expensive, the future looks brighter for customized 3D-printed sneakers. The shoe we are talking about is being called 3D Runner, which is an engineered 3D web structure.  The high force areas are denser as compared to low force areas.  It helps in enhancing performance of the wearer, claims the company. Read More…

Tom Yoo recreates Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 “Pirate Edition” sneakers in Legos

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Tom Yoo is no stranger to creating Lego sneakers, and some of his previous creations have been impressive. This time around he gives the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 a good Lego replication which looks absolutely eye-catching. Earlier he surprised us with the Lego replica of Jordan XI Concord by Tinker Hatfield and Jordan Carmine VI having catchy white and red colors. The Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 on the other hand comes in classic all black and white looks. Called as the Pirate Black edition of this popular pair of sneakers, Tom has replicated an Adidas shoe for the first time ever.
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Adidas creates 3D printed running shoe finished in recycled ocean waste

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Sportswear giant Adidas, with the ambition to change the way footwear industries has thrived over the years, is steadily venturing into the field of eco-friendly shoes. In collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, Adidas revealed a pair of shoes made from recycled ocean waste back in June. Now, taking that notch further, Adidas is combining 3D printing technology with ocean waste recycling to create their new concept shoe probably called “Ocean Plastic.” Read More…

Adidas Brazuca fitted with cameras for a dizzying football view

Adidas Brazuca offical match ball Fifa Word Cup 2014

The official FIFA World Cup 2014 ball, Adidas Brazuca got a 360 degree makeover by the maker as it got fitted with cameras to capture the dizzying view as it gets kicked on the football field. Although this ball is just for filming documentaries and interviews, the original one is a work of art in itself. With almost two and a half years in the making, Adidas Brazuca has been tested by 600 players around the world, including Lionel Messi who was dedicatedly involved in its making. Therefore Adidas Brazuca is one of the most tested football in history and its name Brazuca, meaning a thing made in Brazil also appropriately fits in the theme of FIFA World Cup 2014 to be held in Brazil.

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Adidas Samba Primeknit – Luiz Suarez to wear world’s first knitted football boots in Barclays Premier League

Luiz Suarez to wear wold's first knitted football shoes Adidas Samba Primeknit

Liverpool’s star striker Luis Suarez is all set to sport the world’s first knitted football shoes by Adidas at Barclays Premier League 2014 season match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Old Trafford on March 16. He will wear these unique limited edition shoes for the Uruguay team at FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil too. The boot is very lightweight, as it has upper knitted from heel to toe providing a bespoke second-skin fit and takes up the shape of wearer’s foot making them feel as if they are playing barefoot with maximum comfort. Adidas Samba Primeknit boots provides a new level of comfort and flexibility making sure that the football players have maximum control over the ball while dribbling or running at full steam on the playing field. Primeknit boots are made from a yarn that is precision coated for waterproofing in the most extreme playing conditions like rain or snow.

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Adidas miCoach Smart Run smartwatch caters to serious fitness addicts

Adidas Smart Run smartwatch

Looks like the electronics companies are going crazy about coming up with winning smartwatch that are hell bent on changing the complexion of gadget arena. The latest entrant to reveal its smartwatch is Adidas and it comes under the miCoach range which featured the Smart Ball football. The Adidas miCoach Smart Run smartwatch is one for serious fitness freaks who want to stay fit and don’t shy away from technology to assist them in doing so. Power packed with advanced features GPS mapping, heart rate monitor and miCoach training program. Smart Run sports a 1.45 inch full color transflective TFT capacitive touch LCD screen having 184x184px resolution. Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 is the operating system of this Adidas smartwatch which features an accelerometer for stride rate measurement, Mio continuous optical heart rate monitor and three different modes of training. Measuring 48.4mm (width), 15.6mm (height), length (w/strap) 263.1mm and weighing 2.8 ounces the smartwatch has power reserve of 410mAh lithium ion battery.
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Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is a football with brains to improve your game

Adidas miCoach Smart Ball

The Barclays Premier League 2013 and UEFA Champions League 2013 have just commenced with soccer fans all over the world enjoying the sporting extravaganza like never before. With players creating magic moves, strikes and dribbles on the soccer field to the soccer ball it was only time before which there was some technology incorporated into the ball itself to improve the skill of the players. Just like the Smart Basketball that created ripples in the sporting arena for its accurate analysis of player’s game from inside out; the Adidas miCoach Smart Ball is here to improve your soccer skills with attention to detail of the very next level. Having the ability to measure speed, spin and trajectory of player’s kick and sending it back to iOS compatible device using Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity; the miCoach Smart Ball is a brain inside the football that helps one in fruitful training on the ground.
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Experimental Talking Shoe Adidas basketball sneakers by Google

The Talking Shoe by Google

As a part of the Art, Copy, Code tech-powered advertising project by Google, the search engine giant has teamed up with artists Zach Lieberman and YesYesNo to create a Talking Shoe. To show how everything can be connected to technology, this experimental Adidas basketball sneaker has its own personality when it comes to conversing with the wearer. Equipped with accelerometer, gyroscope, pressure sensors, Bluetooth and other interesting technology components, the Talking Shoe very intelligently tracks the wearer’s movement and thereafter translates them back into meaningful conversation. For example if the wearer takes rest for too long the shoe comes up with a humorous or motivating phrase that prompts the wearer to keep pushing on in whatever activity he/she is undertaking. In the same way, if the wearer of Talking Shoe is doing rigorous activity for a long duration of time, the shoe appreciates the effort.
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Adidas introduces world’s lightest basketball shoe

When we think of sports shoes, the very first thing that strikes our mind is weightlessness. To deliver high performance and comfort on the ground, lightness is an aspect that plays a vital role. Hence, renowned sports gear manufacturer, adidas, has introduced its latest adizero Crazy Light 2 shoe collection that is touted to be the lightest basketball shoe till date. The shoe that weighs merely 9.5 ounces is 10% lighter than other basketball shoes offered by competitors. The latest Sprint Frame technology enhances its durability and motion control.

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Battery-powered DURUS robot walks like humans in a pair of sneakers

DURUS walking robot

It’s a general notion in robotics – robots that stand and walk on two legs are more stable than ones on multiple legs and wheels. Enhancing upon the idea, boffins at Georgia Institute of Technology’s AMBER-Lab have provided their robot DURUS with the ability to walk like humans. The battery-powered robot can replicating human locomotion and walk with human-like heel strikes and push-offs. Read More…