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Vixole – a customizable “smart” sneaker

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Fashion and sneakers have been a bonded pair for a while. But customizing a super cool shoe for yourself ? Definitely a cool idea. Vixole is the first customizable “smart” sneaker.

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Launched on Indegogo, it’s clearly a winner, standing at 516% of it’s intended goal with some time yet to go. These amazingly innovative sneakers have a built-in flexible monochrome LED display on the back of each shoe. Personalize your sneakers by choosing from choices and photos you upload from your smartphone or choose from designs from Vixole Marketplace. Available in black and white, they sport 8 embedded sensors plus a motion capture to let you integrate directly with VR. They even capture your foot movement and reacts in real time.

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There are a lot of cool things about these sneakers. They’re water and heat resistant, have a battery life that lasts up to 8 hours and will recharge wirelessly in just 2 hours. The basic model lets you promote a brand with your logo or shout out to a cause you’re passionate about. And the Vixole Premium has an HD OLED display for even more cool options.

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These mid-top E-sneakers offer creative minds an outlet for their artistic side to create something unique. Design your own style and you could even sell your designs in the forthcoming Vixole Design Marketplace. The company anticipates these shoes will be available in June 2017. It will definitely add a new dimension to the question of what’s the coolest shoe out there.

Debra Atlas is a freelance environmental writer and eco-enthusiast based in Northern California, and is the Red Ferret’s Ecological Editor. Debra looks for the upside of eco-change – what’s positive, making a difference. She hunts down those interesting things cooked up by creative minds, especially if they’re strange and eccentric.

Debra Atlas – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.


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