If you are a shoe lover, and familiar with the 80’s Puma shoe collections then you probably have an idea of what the smart shoe looks like
Puma takes a big credit as one of the first shoe brand to come with an idea of a smart shoe. The 1986 Puma R-system is one of the first series of smart shoes, and the shoe maker company has proposed a reinvention of the classic wear, which is expected to debut before the end of the year.
while the smart fitness features have just seen the limelight just recently, its origin can as well be traced back to decades and the R-System is one of the major classics wear to first feature it; a running shoe produced in limited quantity by the athletics good maker.
The RS, short for Running System, housed a not-so-small computer system at the rear that kept track of distance traveled, calories burned and so on. Data could be uploaded to an Apple II or Commodore 64 via a 16-pin cable.
The idea behind the shoe was clearly a very intelligent one, but for some reasons, it appears to have arrived much earlier than it was supposed to. However, it doesn’t mark out the fact that it was worth the production back in the
Puma is only releasing yet another limited edition of the RS, and this time around, only 86 pairs