We live in our smart homes, with smartphones and smartwatches and that’s exactly why we should get ourselves a pair of smart shoes to complete the circle. The smart show market isn’t tapped that well but Samsung is known for its pioneering ways. Samsung has a special innovations program that they call C-Lab, which they use to nurture creative ideas such as this IOFIT is a smart shoe. People who take pride in calling themselves fitness freaks and love golf will especially fall for these awesome and smart IOFIT smart shoes. Each one of these has an embedded sensor that can measure the force at various points along the foot, which can help it to determine things like balance, weight shift, center of gravity, ground contact force, and more.
This data can be streamed to your phone, allowing for real-time coaching for various fitness activities, as well as to help improve your golf swing. The good thing about this show is it isn’t focussing all its mechanism on running; in fact it is particularly great for golf as proper balance and weight shift is crucial to generate club head speed and power.
[ Via : Slashgear ]