EasyJet launches 'Sneakairs': Smart shoes fitted with sensors VIBRATE to help direct wearers around new cities



One of the best parts of going on holiday is getting to explore new cities and towns, but staring at Google Maps on your phone as you wander around can cause you to miss the sights.
To solve this problem, easyJet has designed a pair of prototype smart shoes called 'Sneakairs' with sensors that connect to a smartphone app via Bluetooth.
It uses the phone's GPS to navigate and will vibrate the relevant shoe to tell wearers to turn left or right. 
The airline said the technology could see tourists being able to experience the sights without having to refer to a map or their phones for... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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