Apr 17, 2015
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Smart Shoe: Vibram and Lenovo Look into the Future
The event started with the launch of the Smart shoe, the first prototype of "intelligent shoe" born from a partnership with Lenovo, the world's leader manufacturer of personal computers. Smart shoe is the first result of The Smart Moving Platform, a joint collaboration between Vibram, Lenovo and BJDW funded in 2014, which provides a common area of research and development, with the aim of sharing tools, technologies and projects of the respective research centers active in China.
10 special guests, accompanied by Mr. Yao Yingjia - Vice President & General Manager of Lenovo Group - and Marco Bramani - Vibram President – had the chance to test a preview of the revolutionary footwear. The shoe, able to communicate with a Lenovo device via Bluetooth is provided with a GPS system and a LED panel that register the data of those who wear it and guide them around through the vibration of the sole, exchange point of 'information between the user and the Lenovo device. See photos from the event >