Puma Launching Their Smart Running Shoes

Technologically advanced and retro-themed sneakers are hot commodities right now, and Puma’s RS-Computer falls into that class. Sadly, with solely 86 pairs being created, they’re going to be after unattainable to search out / afford for all however essentially the most devoted sneaker collectors.

Health trackers could appear to be a contemporary amenity however actually, their roots could be retraced a long time. One prime instance is the Puma RS-Computer, a working shoe produced in a limited amount by the athletics good maker method still in 1986.

The Running System(RS), housed a not-so-small computer system on the rear that saves and observes of distance traveled, energy burned and so forth. Knowledge might be uploaded to an Apple II or Commodore 64 by way of a 16-pin cable. It was ahead-considering concept however one which was merely forward of its time.

Quick-ahead greater than 30 years and Puma is now set to re-launch the long-lasting sneaker. The trendy model will characteristic up to date internals but retain the styling of the unique. They now pack a 3-axis accelerometer, sufficient reminiscence to store a full month’s price of exercise data, wi-fi Bluetooth connectivity and a USB port for charging.

Puma is starting with 86 pairs globally so it’ll be after unimaginable to get your palms on them. Nonetheless, if you wish to attempt, they’ll be arriving to choose retailers in Berlin, Tokyo and London come December 13. No phrase but on how a lot they’ll value however don’t count on them to be low cost.