World Footwear

Innovation

Nike presents Flyease

Jul 16, 2015 / United States
The new model was announced by the US-based company as the result of a new shoe technology, "the first of its kind". Shoes will help the lives of people with disabilities

Shoes that change color with an app

Jun 18, 2015 / Lithuania
According to the owners of the new technology the procedure is easy: just open the smartphone, load the app of Volvorii Timeless smart shoe and choose the color

The shoe that grows

Apr 28, 2015 / United States
This shoe was created when Kenton Lee, the Founder of the project and Executive Director, was living and working in Nairobi (Kenya) in 2007

Architects and designers create 3d printed shoes for United Nude

Apr 16, 2015 / Netherlands
United Nude and 3D Systems Corporation have teamed up to merge fashion, design and technology, which resulted in fiv 3D printed creations presented during Milan’s design week

Chennai with new specialized leather and footwear testing laboratory

Apr 16, 2015 / India
The new lab, launched by Intertek, will serve as a one-stop shop for all leather and footwear testing

Feetz raises 1.25 million US dollars for new investments

Mar 25, 2015 / United States
The US-based company specialized in customizable footwear using 3D printing reached a 1.25 million US dollars seed round

Get to know Shoefitr

Mar 3, 2015 / United States
This new online platform uses 3D scanning technology to help online shoppers find the correct fit when buying shoes, helping to reduce common problems when buying online products with different sizes

First footwear reservation app launched by adidas

Feb 11, 2015 / United States
The ability to make reservations is a characteristic of the hospitality industry, where consumers can book in advance a place in a venue at a certain time. Now footwear will have the ability to do it as well

Rockport presents total motion sport pumps

Jan 30, 2015 / Germany
Infused with Adripene sports technology by adidas, the shoes offer comfort, stability and flexibility

Designer creates 3D printed heels

Sep 3, 2014 / Belgium
The heels designed by Katrien Herdewyn are detachable from the main body and represent the 7 deadly sins

Lechal smart shoes assure they will guide the way

Sep 3, 2014 / India
An Indian high-tech start-up has a new GPS-enabled smart sports shoe that vibrates to give the wearer directions

United Nude launches 3D printed shoes

Aug 11, 2014 / Netherlands
The famous footwear brand has designed the Float shoe, which can be 3D printed at home on a compact desktop machine

NASA drives the ForceShoe investigation

Jul 17, 2014 / United States
The agency in charge of the American space program leads an investigation to address ongoing concerns about the maintenance of the astronaut’s bone and muscle health in microgravity

Nanotechnologies applied to footwear in European project

Jul 10, 2014 / Europe
The joint European consortium is looking into materials, components and footwear with enhanced comfort properties based on nanotechnologies

Project Be Nature focus on developing sustainable products and materials

Jul 4, 2014 / Portugal
The project aiming to develop biodegradable leather with minor impact to the environment was a success, with the objectives completely met, and with the resulting materials and products already commercialized in the international markets
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