A picture recently surfaced of the Adidas Micro Pacer, which is expected to be released in October. Originally released in 1984, the Adidas Micro Pacer was at the forefront of its technology, especially for that time. via SneakersBR.
This shoe’s main claim to fame was its innovative on-board technology. The shoe shoe was so advanced that a pair is now displayed in the Computer Museum History Centre in Boston. The technology that caused such a stir was a sensor in the toe connected to a microprocessor embedded in the tongue of the left shoe. The face of the computer resembles a digital LCD watch face. After entering information into the face unit, it calculates the speed, distance and calorific outfit of the wearer.